0

Your Cart is Empty

by Georgia Doherty April 07, 2020

There are many beautiful ways to use essential oils around our children. The most common ways to incorporate essential oils into our everyday routine is by diffusing in the bedroom to help with sleep, using rollerballs when on-the-go or blending them with a carrier oil in the bath, allowing children to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy. Essential oils are a great addition to sensory learning for children and are an easy way to keep their minds ticking during school holidays or perhaps just a quiet Sunday afternoon.

Keep your children busy with our DIY recipes.

Play-dough Recipe

Play-dough is a classic childhood toy everybody loves! And it's really easy to make yourself.

Ingredients:

• 2 medium sized bowls

• 2 cups of plain flour

• 1 cup salt

• 1 tablespoon sweet almond oil

• 3/4 cup cold water

• 2 drops food colouring

• 1-2 drops of chosen essential oil

Method:

• Combine flour and salt in one bowl, mix together.

• Combine water, sweet almond oil, food colouring and chosen essential oil.

• Combine dry and wet ingredients together.

• Knead well

Note: if too wet, slowly add a little bit of flour until you reach desired consistency. If too dry, add another ¼ cup of water.

Use:

Allow your children to make their favourite shapes with the play-dough they have just created! Depending on which essential oil you have chosen, use at the appropriate time of day.

Caution:

Seek medical advice if concerned for use with children, while pregnant or with medical conditions. Always do a test patch. Please teach children safe use with essential oils and play-dough is not to be ingested. Wash hands thoroughly after use.

Essential oils for children

Simple Sensory Rice Recipe

Encourage your young ones to touch, play & smell with this simple sensory rice learning tool.

Ingredients:

Reusable container

• 1 cup of rice

• 2 drops of fooding colouring

• 2 drops of vinegar

• 2 drops of chosen essential oil

Method:

Add rice to the container.

• Add food colouring, vinegar and essential oil to rice and mix well.

Use:

Depending on which essential oil you have chosen, use at the appropriate time of day. It’s great to make different batches of sensory rice coordinating colours and aromas. This is a great learning activity.

Caution:

Seek medical advice if concerned for use with children, while pregnant or with medical conditions. Always do a test patch. Please teach children safe use with essential oils and sensory rice is not to be ingested. Wash hands thoroughly after use.

Decorate Diffuser Ornaments

Our clay diffuser ornaments are a great art project to allow the kids to be hands-on and creative. You can introduce food colouring, water colours, paint or perhaps some glue and glitter. Once dry, you can add 2-3 drops of their chosen essential oil. You can even make your own baby mobile with the ornaments or hang them in your children’s bedroom.

 

These diffuser ornaments can be used at any time of the year, hook in your car to diffuse your favourite essential oil or hang in the wardrobe to keep the area smelling fresh.

Shop kid-friendly essential oils

ECO. Anxiety Blend Essential Oil (1465915801655)

Sold out
ECO. Calm & Destress Aroma Trio (638688395319)

Sold out
ECO. Calm & Destress Blend (638691344439)

Sold out
Georgia Doherty
Georgia Doherty



Also in Blog

Benefits & Uses of Lemon Essential Oil
Benefits & Uses of Lemon Essential Oil

by Alissa Geddes January 10, 2022

The scent of Lemon conjures up thoughts of cleansing, detoxifying and clearing. A lovely stimulating oil that can help clear emotional overload and revive fatigued spirits.
Read More
Benefits & uses of Rosemary essential oil
Benefits & uses of Rosemary essential oil

by Georgia Doherty December 16, 2021

The camphorous, dry scent of Rosemary essential oil is invigorating for the mind and energising to the body. It is known as a herbaceous essential oil sitting as a middle note in a blend - being hearty and purposeful.
Read More
Benefits & Uses of Spanish Marjoram Essential Oil
Benefits & Uses of Spanish Marjoram Essential Oil

by Georgia Doherty November 16, 2021

With a warm, spicy, scent and a hint of camphor, Spanish Marjoram is what is known as a middle note and sits with the herbaceous types of essential oils.
Read More