Cooking & Edible Crafting Category
Halloween is coming up soon and we have a great Disney Villain inspired sweet treat to get the party started! These Little Mermaid Ursula Tentacles are so yummy and fun to make. Supplies: one bag of purple Candy Melts (you can get these at Michaels, ACMoore or JoAnn Fabrics) big pretzel rods silver sprinkles silver edible glitter tube edible candy eyeballs microwavable bowl big spoon wax paper, paper plate and plastic knife Make It! First set up the table so each girl has...Continue Reading!
We have a really fun Disney Villain themed birthday idea! Its edible too! Learn how to make the Evil Queen/Witch red apple treats! Supplies: jumbo marshmallows red icing (we just used food coloring to die vanilla icing small pretzel sticks green icing gel red sprinkles cardboard straws or lollipop sticks Make It: Start by putting the straws into the bottom of the marshmallows. After you dye the icing start to ice the marshmallows. Roll the marshmallows into the red sprinkles. Make sure...Continue Reading!
We recently tried out our own Play Dough recipe and it was so fun! This activity would be great if you are a Brownie Girl Scout troop working towards your Home Scientist badge, great birthday party fun or a snowy day project with the kiddos. Note that we did ours per bowl/per color in the ingredients below. So we did separate colors and mixed/measured everything separately. Cupcakes and Lace Play Dough Ingredients: 2/3 cup flour 1/4 cup salt 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons oil (many need a...Continue Reading!
Inspired by one of our recent kids sewing & crafting classes in Northern Virginia we whipped up some yummy (and adorable!) minion chocolate treats! We wanted to share the idea with you. See below to make some at your house, for a minion party or at your next Girl Scout meeting! What you will need: Wilton Chocolate Melts (yellow and blue) edible googley eyes Minion candy (see picture below-found at Michaels, AC Moore or JoAnns) Waffle square shaped pretelzs (you could use circle instead) microwave safe...Continue Reading!
We recently cooked rainbow pancakes in one of our summer camps here in Chantilly, Virginia! What fun! This is a fun twist to traditional pancakes. This is also a great activity to use when working towards your Junior Girl Scout Simple Meals badge. Ingredients: box of pancake mix food coloring (we love the Wilton gel food coloring! Can get at WalMart, JoAnn Fabrics, or craft store) tons of bowls spoons griddle or frying pan on stove spatula tons of plates measuring cups How to Make: Mix the pancakes in a big bowl...Continue Reading!
In one of our recent Girl Scout badge summer camps here in Chantilly, Virginia we helped the Junior girls earn their Simple Meals Badge. They really enjoyed these easy egg cups so we wanted to share with you! See below to make them with your troop for the Simple Meals badge or with your kids at home this summer. Cupcakes and Lace Easy Egg Cups Supplies: Eggs of course! cupcake pan cooking spray veggies (we used peppers and onions) shredded cheese salt and pepper forks small bowls or cups to...Continue Reading!
Summer is a great time for kids to explore some of the creepy crawlers in the ground and in the air! We have a few fun craft and cooking idea for your Girl Scout Brownie troop to work towards your Bugs Badge. You don't have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy these activities. And hey if you have a little boy he may love these projects too! Read below to get some ideas and inspiration to work towards the Bugs Badge....Continue Reading!
If you are a Girl Scout Brownie troop working towards your Home Scientist badge we have the perfect activity for you! This is also great for Daises and Juniors too! Hey! Are you planning a Harry Potter themed birthday party? (By the way if you are planning a Harry Potter party be sure to check out our Golden Snitch Craft and our easy ButterBeer recipe!) We came across a great YouTube video by The King of Random he calls Green Slime! We...Continue Reading!
The girls made these quick and easy smores pops in our recent American Girl Doll Camp Out Crafting Summer Camp! Check out the instructions below to make at your Girl Scout encampment, at home with the kiddos, or at a birthday party. Supplies: Marshmallows Graham crackers Chocolate chips Lollipop sticks or sturdy paper straws Microwave safe bowl (or use oven for melting the chocolate chips) Big bowl for graham cracker crushing How to Make: Start by crushing up those graham crackers! We gave the girls a big bowl and some potatoe...Continue Reading!
Looking for a fun craft to make for your daughters Spa themed birthday party? Try making this homemade pink glitter hearts lipgloss! This is a great party craft idea, Girl Scout troop activity, summer camp craft or for bridal shower party favors. The best part about this activity is that it only take a few supplies. Cupcakes and Lace Lip Gloss Ingredients: petroleum jelly small clear containers (we got these awesome hearts from Hobby Lobby for 99 cents each) Wilton brand edible pink shimmer icing...Continue Reading!