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We love these beautiful rose gold and cut gem bracelets and want to show you how to make some on your own! These would be a great project when working towards your Jeweler Junior badge or even as gifts (kids and adults!). Supplies: 5 yard roll of rose gold bendable aluminum metal wire (found in jewelry section of craft store..) jewelry tools thin jewelry wire Sedona brand cut gems with two holes on the side (also found in jewelry section) Lets Make It! ...Continue Reading!
Little House on the Prairie Mini Covered Wagon Craft For Kids: Prairie Fun Patch Kit For Girl Scouts
Here is Northern Virginia at our Aldie studio, we hold private troop workshops for Girl Scouts. We recently held a Little House on the Prairie Class and the girls earned out Prairie Fun Patch! If you would like your troop to earn this fun patch you can get them right here! You don't have to be in our local area to enjoy our craft kits. Also if you like Little House on the Prairie or enjoy the pioneer times why not make...Continue Reading!
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!
In one of our summer camps this past summer we had a Star Wars themed American Girl Doll crafting day! Want to make mini Princess Leia hair buns for your doll too? Check out the instructions below! Supplies: thick brown yarn roughly about 8-10 inches long (we found this colored yarn at JoAnn Fabrics that was the closest color to her hair) scissors hot glue gun (with adult help!) 4 inch brown felt circle (you can just buy the felt squares...Continue Reading!
In one of our recent summer camps we taught our students how to make a miniature Fairy Garden Village! See below for some ideas on how to make your own! You can purchase most of these supplies at Dollar Tree and Michaels. Dollar Tree has assorted moss, sand, rocks, shells etc. So this project is very inexpensive! Fairy Garden Supplies: one big cardboard box (we got pepper boxes for free from Costco) duct tape paint and brushes scissors/markers/tacky glue etc. assorted moss sand mini clothespins and yarn (make a...Continue Reading!
At our studio in Aldie, Virginia we recently held a Painting and Baking Camp for an awesome group of Girl Scout Brownies! We wanted to share some ideas and projects for helping you earn your Painter Brownie badge. The girls LOVED the baking twist we put on this badge. We did this in one day camp so you may want to do so in a few meetings if you don't have time for an all day activity. Obviously you can skip...Continue Reading!
In a recent private Girl Scout troop workshops here in Northern Virginia we helped a Washington DC troop earn the Making Memories badge with a scrapbook theme! We think this is a great retired badge (they are still currently available on GSUSA!) and make a super fun activity for your troop. If you are local come to our studio and we can help you earn this badge. If you are not local you can do this on your own. You can get some...Continue Reading!
In one of our recent summer camps for girls here in Aldie, Virginia the Junior Girl Scouts earned their Gardener badge by completing several fun outdoor projects and sewing gardening themed items too! Our DIY Kids Terrarium Craft is awesome for a birthday party, project idea when earning the Gardener GS Junior badge, or just a fun summer activity to do with the kiddos. We got most of the supplies from the Dollar Tree and Michaels (so it is pretty inexpensive to...Continue Reading!
If you are a Junior Girl Scout troop working on your Jeweler Junior badge we have a great activity for you! This cool thread spool necklace is also a great way to recycled thread spool and use buttons in a unique way! Plus it is pretty inexpensive and not messy. Supplies: buttons! any colors and sizes thread spool any size and color washi tape necklace string (make sure it is thin enough to fit through the button holes) Make It: First we decorated our thread spools...Continue Reading!