Category Archives: Children’s Ministry

Snowman Ice Packs for 400 Girl Scouts, oh my!

Recently my juniors participated in a Girl Scout Mall Show, where the theme was Science: Serious and Silly. I’m a big fan of science and love hands-on activities for kids, so I thought this project would be a big hit … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Exchange Game for Girls

I have used this word game with my Girl Scouts to help the girls circulate their Christmas grab-bag gifts. It helps if the girls can read; however, you can read their slip for them. Simply print out this single sheet … Continue reading

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Puzzle Piece Picture Frame & Swap

This was a fun project to do with my girl scout troop on our first camping weekend! I bought a 25-piece wooden puzzle for a dollar and spray painted over the image-side before we left for camp. On a rainy … Continue reading

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VBS IS OVER!!!

Although I have GREAT love in my heart for VBS, I cannot begin to tell you how happy I am that it is over. The idea of waking up for the first time in weeks and NOT rushing down to … Continue reading

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Telephone Game and Tips

Purple Petal: Respect Myself and Others I think we used this while working on the MANNERS try-it, but this could be used for any safety or communications related activity. We talked about the importance of communicating clearly and asking for … Continue reading

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“Respectful Words” Lesson

Purple Petal: Respect Myself & Others I printed out copies of the following faces because these happened to be a good fit for my troops, but different outlines could be used to represent different hairstyles. As the girls colored simple … Continue reading

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Good Deed Collector

Orange Petal: Responsible for What I Say and Do The following Good Deed page was printed out and cut into strips. Each girl got 3 (or more) good deed slips and was encouraged to write down her good deed upon … Continue reading

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“Web of Lies” Game and Word Search

Light Blue Petal: Honest & Fair A great character building game! I used an online word search creator to make the following printable Honest & Fair word search to keep the girls busy until the meeting started and we could … Continue reading

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Safety/Emergency Response Card

Magenta: Respect Authority The following image can be printed out and used for any safety related activities. Girls can fill out their address and telephone number and post this laminated/decorated card by the home phone or stick a magnet on … Continue reading

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Paper “Hug” Card

Yellow Petal: Friendly & Helpful This is one of most favorite projects! This can be a treasured keepsake for just about any situation or group. Much like you would trace your hand to make the outline for turkeys at Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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