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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 […]

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DIY Mini Fairy Garden Kids Crafting Art Project

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 […]

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Kids Recycled Box Craft: American Girl Doll Grace’s Parisian Bakery

Do you love crafting mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Love Grace?  We have some awesome inspiration to get you started on making a Grace themed Paris bakery stand for your 18” doll! You just need a box that has an open back so it looks like a bakery stand, a good imagination, some […]

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American Girl Doll Craft: Camping Tent

We have the best summer craft for you to make for your American Girl Doll or 18” Doll…a camping tent! See below to make one for your doll! Cupcakes and Lace AG Doll Tent Supplies:   one new flat cardboard box (we bought these from WalMart for about $1.5o each…make sure to get the larger […]

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DIY Girl Scout Jeweler Junior Badge Craft: Recycled Sewing Thread Spool & Button Necklace

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 […]

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Kids Easter Spring Crafts: Mini Bunny House & Miniature Furniture Crafting Projects

We recently had a Mini Bunny Hutch Crafting Class at our studio here in Aldie, Virginia.  We thought it would be fun to share this idea with others!  This is great for spring and Easter themed parties, Girl Scout meetings or home school activities. You can get really creative with this project and use just […]

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Craft Your Own American Girl Doll Bedroom Vanity

In one of our recent American Girl Doll Crafting classes here in Northern Virginia we used recycled boxes and turned them into bedroom vanity sets for our dolls! Check out this tutorial to make one for your doll! Supplies: Recycled detergent box to similar box that has a back to it and an opening in […]

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Current Girl Scout Council Own Brownie & Junior Badges Available—Such Fun Ideas Here!

Hey Girl Scout leaders!  I am always on the search for the unique (retired or current!) council own badges in the US! Sometimes I am scouring Ebay for the really neat ones that are unfortunately now retired! However, I wanted to compile a list of the currently available council own badges we found to be really fun. […]

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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Crafting & Activity Ideas

Have a Junior Girl Scout troop that is working towards your Playing the Past badge? We have some ideas you might enjoy! First you need to pick a theme or era/decade for Playing the Past to narrow down your ideas. We have done this badge in many of our Girl Scout badge workshops.  One idea […]

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American Girl Doll Craft: Make A Beach Lounge Chair For Your 18” Doll

Lets craft an awesome American Girl Doll Beach lounge chair!  This craft is super fun, eco friendly and only take a few supplies! Supplies: big box!  We used a cucumber or pepper sized Costco box.  Anything that is at least 18” long will work Duck tape or just paper to cover the sides stickers, gems, […]

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