Lefferts at Home: Herb Sachets + Spring Cleaning

Lefferts Historic House educators present new Lefferts at Home activities! Enjoy making an aromatic herb sachet for your home and learning about curious spring cleaning methods from the 1800s.

Make Your Own Herb Sachet
Try out a fan favorite craft at the Lefferts Historic House! In this activity, you’ll use herbs, spices and other natural ingredients to perfect your own sweet-smelling sachet.

Spring Cleaning on a Flatbush Farm
We knew that housekeeping looked different in the past, but not this different! Just in time for spring cleaning season, check out some strange methods of tidying up that were in vogue throughout the 19th century.