Make your own ink!

My 7 year old daughter is fascinated by the recent TV series Jimmy’s Forest.  Having watched an episode in which Jimmy makes ink from oak galls, she became interested in how we might make our own ink.  Initial surveys of the internet came up with rather complicated recipes involving chemicals that do not exist in the everyday kitchen pantry.  However, my mind quickly jumped from ‘ink’ to natural dyes, surely no big difference. Continue reading