Cayenne Pepper Plant This post about the cayenne pepper plant records how we are overwintering cayenne peppers from our garden and one way you canRead More »Handicraft: Overwintering a Cayenne Pepper Plant
Here you will find our articles related to Handicraft and posts about actual handcrafts we have pursued in relation to a Charlotte Mason (CM) Homeschool.
What Does Handicraft Mean?
For our purposes, we are talking about arts or crafts made by hand or by simple hand tools that are useful, practical, and beautiful.
What are considered handicrafts?
- Traditional handcrafts include needlework, modeling, brushwork, leathercraft, and more.
- Modern applications can include kitchen crafting, plant work, paper crafting, woodworking, and more.
What is the meaning of doing handicraft?
- In the CM homeschooling circles, handicraft refers to teaching children to make useful things by hand. There’s an element of beauty and order to how the child should learn and do, and so, handicraft is the application of the self towards creating something of beauty or value.
- The process of learning is valuable.
How work called “Help in the Garden” is a type of Charlotte Mason Handicraft Gardening as Handicraft We are looking at Handicraft in this post,Read More »How to Train a Future Gardener: Work in the Garden as Handicraft
Top 5 Essential Oils: Learning Aromatherapy for Beginners This post chronicles my learning project of essential oils that I started back at the beginning ofRead More »Top 5 Essential Oils: Learning Aromatherapy for Beginners
How to Make Packaging Cupcakes Individually a Learning Experience I’ve got a story about individually packaging of cupcakes for you today! And who doesn’t likeRead More »How to Make Packaging Cupcakes Individually a Learning Experience
Wood Craft Ideas from the Guide to Woodworking with Kids I’m going to reveal fantastic ideas about wood craft based on the “worth-every-penny” book byRead More »Wood Craft Ideas from the Guide to Woodworking with Kids
Woodworking skills: Seed Starting Shelf I’ve just completed my new seed starting shelf. It’s a woodworking project that was supposed to take an afternoon, itRead More »Woodworking skills: Seed Starting Shelf
Finding Good Woodworking Projects to Build Your Skills Winter is a good time to improve your woodworking skills. And how do you become a goodRead More »Finding Good Woodworking Projects to Build Your Skills
Essential Oil Crafts: Making a lip balm Have you ever tried any essential oil crafts? I’m making a lip balm for the first time ever.Read More »Essential Oil Crafts: Making a lip balm
Learning New Skills: Project Essential Oils It’s always a good time to be learning new skills! This article will show how I plan to upRead More »Learning New Skills: Project Essential Oils