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DIY Painted Bead Necklace: Girl Scout Junior Jeweler Badge Project & Brownie Painting Badge Idea

said on April 26th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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Are you a Junior Girl Scout troop working on your Jeweler Badge?  A Brownie troop working on the Painting badge? This project would be great to use for either badge!  Also if you have a multi level of Brownie to Cadettes it would be great for all of those levels!  Grab some paint, jewelry string and wooden beads and enjoy!       Supplies: Wooden beads (you can find a pack of these in the wood section at Michaels) acrylic paint and paintbrush jewelry string painters tape paper plate or...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Junior Drawing Badge Ideas & Projects: Also Brownie Painting Badge Ideas

said on March 29th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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At our sewing and crafting studio for kids in Aldie, Virginia we recently hosted a Junior Drawing badge for a local GSCNC troop! If you are local and interested in earning this badge with us let us know!  We would love to schedule a private troop workshop.  We are official premier program partners with our council GSCNC. If you are not local we have some ideas to share with you that may help you teach the girls the drawing badge. NOTE: We thought...Continue Reading!

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DIY Bath Salt Recipe For Kids: Spa Birthday Party or Girl Scout Spa Event Ideas

said on March 15th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions

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We recently hosted a spa class at our studio in Aldie, Virginia and the girls loved making these bath salts! Check out our recipe below to make some of your own!  This is an easy recipe to use at a spa birthday party or spa themed Girl Scout event.  Grab some paper bags or plastic bags and the girls get to make their own "take-home" bag! Supplies: Epsom Salt (2 cups per girl) table salt or kosher salt (2 spoonfuls per girl) baking soda (2 spoonfuls...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Sew For Service Project: DIY Dog Heating Pads For Animal Shelter Donations

said on February 29th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Volunteer/Service Project

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We recently hosted a really fun animal themed sewing and crafting class for a local GSCNC Daisy Girl Scout troop near our studio here in Aldie, Virginia! The girls learned how to hand sew and each made themselves a small kitty cat stuffed animal to take home.  Since the girls are working on their animal journey we thought it would be fun to work together and sew two dog heating pads to be donated to a local animal shelter.  So we did...Continue Reading!

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St. Patrick’s Day Kids Craft: Mini Green Drink: Girl Scout SWAP Idea Too!

said on February 20th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Girl Scout

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St. Patty's Day is coming up and we have a very fun craft for you to make!  This miniature green pretend drink is perfect size for your American Girl Doll.  It also doubles as a fun SWAP idea.  Hot glue a safety pin on it and you are good to go!   Supplies: small cup (these clear cups are communion cups and you can get them in bulk on Amazon...also Party City carries slightly bigger shot glass size cups) tacky glue scissors small piece of green...Continue Reading!

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Custom Made Girl Scout Inspired Thin Mint & Samoa Pillows: Thin Mint Sprint Pillow Stuffed Animals

said on January 28th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing

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We recently were asking by some troop leaders from Girl Scouts of Central Texas to create four custom Thin Mint pillows for an upcoming Girl Scout Thin Mint Sprint Event they had. We were given their Thin Mint Sprint logo they created and asked to make something similar (had the green sweatband and the "2016" etc.) If you have an upcoming Girl Scout cookie themed event we can try to work with you to create custom handmade Thin Mint or Samoa pillows!...Continue Reading!

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Miniature Paint Palette Craft: Add On Activity For Girl Scout Brownie Painter Badge

said on January 28th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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Working on your Girl Scout Painter Brownie badge?  (This makes a great add on for that badge!)  Love making mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Enjoy anything art related?  Then you will love this mini sized pretend paint palette tutorial below!  You can also buy the mini paint palette like we have in the photo.  We found ours at Michaels in the $1.50 bin.  It came with 3 mini canvas each (they were not actual canvas but thin cardboard)....Continue Reading!

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DIY Kids & Tween Emoji Necklace Craft: Jeweler Junior Badge Craft Idea

said on January 25th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout

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Everyone loves Emojis!  We have a fun tutorial to learn how to make an Emoji necklace! This is a great craft to make when working towards your Jeweler Junior Girl Scout badge or just for fun!  You only need a few supplies.  Note that we used felt for the Emoji face, but you can use cardstock or craft foam too. Supplies: small piece of yellow, red, and black felt metal washer (find at Home Depot, Lowes etc.) jewelry string (ours is about 2 feet long) scissors hot glue pen How...Continue Reading!

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DIY Rainbow Sprinkle Candles!

said on December 20th, 2015 filed under: Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout

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Rainbow sprinkle candles are so colorful, and fun to make!  Check out this tutorial below to learn how to make one for yourself or with your kiddos!  This would be a great idea to do if your Girl Scout troop is working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge.  Or the Cadette or Senior Girls would love this!  You can really use any color sprinkles and we also tried out glitter (as a substitute and it worked great! What You Need: about...Continue Reading!

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe: Home Scientist Girl Scout Brownie Badge Idea

said on December 1st, 2015 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions

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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!

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