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Arthropod Scavenger Hunt

I used the following arthropod scavenger hunt checklist with my elementary science class as we studied chapter 13 of Exploring Creation with Zoology 3: Land Animals of the Sixth Day. arthropod_scavenger_hunt (PDF)

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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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Taxonomy / KPCOFGS Activity

We’ve started working on Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day, and the first activity we did in class was one that illustrated our taxonomy lesson. I printed out the following images on different sheets of colored paper; however, you could … 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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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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Santa Letter for New House

Worried about Santa not finding your house on Christmas Eve? The kids and I put together the following letter for the children of friends who have very recently moved. Naturally, their young children were worried about confusing Santa. We printed out … Continue reading

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Easy, Leftover Craft Project for Kids: Silly Pencils

If you are like me, you have a stack of leftover odds and ends in your craft closet by the end of the school/scout year. I can’t throw it away (waste not want not), so I came up with this … Continue reading

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School is O-V-E-R!

Today is the last day of Homeschool Co-op! YEAH!! Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE Co-op, but I am so ready for this school year to be over. I hope to have the children write a haiku in elementary … Continue reading

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