Category Archives: Girl Scouts

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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Easy Hand-Warmers

At the junior level, my troop is interested in learning how to sew so I have been looking for EASY projects for them to tackle. We attempted to make “easy” elastic-banded skirts last year. Unfortunately, that didn’t work out as … Continue reading

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Starting Off a New Year

Since our very first meeting, I have been compiling a scrapbook for the girls in my girl scout troop. At our first meeting of the year, I will take a picture of each girl and of the troop together. The … 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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Packing Your Sit-A-Can

In my opinion, every girl scout should have a properly packed sit-a-can. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the idea, a sit-a-can is a large, lidded, plastic bucket, which can be filled with all your camping necessities. One … Continue reading

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Cat Scratch Circles from Recycled Pizza Boxes

After a BIG pizza party, Belle and I decided to put together a few cat scratch pads to donate to our local humane society. For our first pad, I used a rotary knife and a quilt ruler to measure off … Continue reading

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Belle’s Nook Hook

Belle and I “enhanced” a project I saw on FaveCrafts, called Bed Pockets. She has been itching to learn how to use her new sewing machine, and I am desperate for her to start putting her electronics in a safe … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Hair Clips

My brownie troop wore these easy-to-make hair clips when we went Christmas caroling at a senior center. We glued some to hair clips for the girls, and the rest to clothes clips to hand out to the residents, who could … Continue reading

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Jack-o-Lantern in a Bag SWAP

I just love the idea of SWAPS for girl scouts. (If you don’t know this means, check out what girl scouts has to say about SWAPS.) I came up with this idea for a SWAPS event just before Halloween. We … Continue reading

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