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Harry Potter Wizarding Brownie Girl Scout Class-In Westfield New Jersey- November 9, 2013!

said on October 31st, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits

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We have a really fun Girl Scout Brownie Badge coming up on November 9th in Westfield, New Jersey! If you are a Girl Scout brownie leader or mom check out this Harry Potter Wizardry workshop! The brownie girls will be earning their Science Wizardry badge with a Harry potter twist. We will encourage the girls to pretend they are in Professor Snapes Potions class while we conduct hands on science experiments with them. They will also be able to craft up tons...Continue Reading!

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Recycled Sewing Craft! Turn $1 Store Sock Into A Stuffed Animal!

said on October 22nd, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Recycled Crafting, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love to recycle, re-use and invent new crafting projects using everyday materials! At one of our recent Halloween themed sewing classes in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to make the cutest monster stuffed animals!  We purchases assorted size socks from the $1 Spot at Target (or you can go to the Dollar Tree or any doll store!).  For the baby Frankenstein we used the 0-3 month old sock and cut the bottom off....Continue Reading!

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Girls Pajama Pants Sewing Class In Chantilly, Virginia!

said on October 2nd, 2013 filed under: Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops

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In one of our recent kids sewing classes in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to sew fleece pajama pants! The girls learned how to work the sewing machine and completed cozy and cute fleece PJ pants.  We love to see their expression and enthusiasm once they have completed a sewing project! If you live in the Northern Virginia area or the Northern New Jersey area (Westfield/Scotch Plains and surrounding areas), we would love to have your daughter come to a...Continue Reading!

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Make Your Own Mini Sock Puppet Theater! (Made with recycled materials!)

said on October 1st, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love all things mini and cute!  At one of our recent summer camps we crafted up a mini puppet theater and sock puppets!  This is a great craft for a Girl Scout troop, after school activity, birthday party, or even turned into an 18'' doll puppet theater! This puppet theater is easy to make and very in inexpensive.  You can get the detergent boxes at Costco, BJ's, Sam's Club or a similar store in the...Continue Reading!

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Girls Halloween Sewing Project Idea-Monster Creature Made from a Mitten!

said on September 21st, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops

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Halloween is just around the corner and we have tons of fun kids sewing classes lined up here in Chantilly, Virginia! We have Frankenstein's Fuzzy Friends sewing class and Monsters Inc. stuffed animal sewing class too!  The girls will be learning how to hand sew and create tons of fun Halloween and monster inspired stuffed creatures...but don't worry these monsters are the cute and cuddly kind! Hey!  Here is a fun idea and a great way to teach young kids to sew-make...Continue Reading!

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DIY Kids Bird Crafts! Girl Scout Feathered Friends Brownie Badge/Water Journey Ideas

said on September 21st, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits

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In one of our recent badge workshops for Girl Scouts  we celebrated birds by making crafts, learning about bird calls and habitats and so much more! In this workshop we taught the Brownies how to earn their Feathered Friends badge.  This is a super fun 'council-own' badge from the GS Wisconsin Badgerland council.   You can also tie these bird activities in with one of the new Girl Scout journeys-for example the Wonder of Water journey.           If you are a Girl Scout leader,...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Brownie Bugs Badge Idea-DIY Tutorial Cute Caterpillar Kids Craft

said on September 12th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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Hey GS leaders!  Here are some fun craft ideas to work towards your Brownie Girl Scout Bugs Badge. We came up with this colorful and fun caterpillar craft idea! You will need:  (this is for one girl) 8 big size pom poms  (OR you can always make a mini version of this and buy the bulk regular size pom poms) 1-2 pipe cleaners 2 googley eyes tacky glue scissors Directions: Cut the pipe cleaners to create the legs and antennae. Glue all of the 8 pom poms together. Glue on the...Continue Reading!

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Fun DIY Tutorial- Kids Fizzing Science Experiment-Great Girl Scout Science Badge Idea!

said on September 10th, 2013 filed under: Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions, Summer Camp

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we LOVE anything fun, colorful and especially for kids!  This fizzing science experiment we discovered through a couple of different Pinterest finds.  We then decided to put our own spin on it! We had the girls do this experiment for a recent Harry Potter Wizard Science class!  We gave them Harry Potter eyeglasses and had them pretend this was a "Potions" class...they loved it of course! Check out their reactions...and these are REAL candid reactions too!     You will...Continue Reading!

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DIY T-Shirt Necklace Craft—Eco-Friendly Way to Recycle Old T-Shirts

said on July 19th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Recycled Crafting

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Here is a quick and easy eco-friendly way to re-use old t-shirts and turn them into necklaces! This is a great Girl Scout craft idea, summer camp craft, or a fun birthday party idea!  Here at Cupcakes and Lace we have done this activity with the girls many times and they love it!  This fun wearable art project is creative and only requires two supplies!  The best part about it is that each necklace will come out unique and different. Eco-Chic T-Shirt...Continue Reading!

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DIY Harry Potter Butter Beer Edible Recipe!

said on July 18th, 2013 filed under: Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Summer Camp

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We have an upcoming Science Wizardry Camp for Girl Scouts (in Northern Virginia!) coming up in August...and we are going to make tons of  fun Harry Potter crafts including Butter Beer! We have done this class theme before and the girls loved it!  The best part about it is that the Girl Scouts get to earn their Science Wizardry badge.  This fun retired badge (retired Virginia Skyline council badge from a few years ago...but we have tons that we stocked up...Continue Reading!

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