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Singer Stylist 7258 Sewing Machine Review: Great Kid & Adult Sewing Machine!

We often get asked what sewing machine we recommend for our kiddo students (and adult students!).  In our classes here in Northern Virginia, we use the Singer Styist 7258 sewing machine.  We would strongly recommend these little work horses for any beginner or even intermediate sewer wanted to purchase a new machine. There are many […]

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

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 […]

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Make Your Own American Girl Doll Yoga Mat

We recently hosted a super fun American Girl Doll Yoga & Spa themed crafting class!  The girls loved doing yoga poses alongside their AG dolls so we wanted to share the idea with you. AG Doll Yoga Mat: Real adult size yoga mat cut to about 18 inches long by 12 inches inches wide (we found […]

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

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 […]

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DIY Rainbow Sprinkle Candles!

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 […]

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How To Make A Minion Stuffed Animal!

In one of our recent sewing classes in Aldie, Virginia the kiddos learned how to make a minion stuffed animal! If you know how to hand sew or machine sew (or have someone who can teach you!) here are some ideas and inspiration to make one of your own. We hand sewed this cute minion stuffed animals […]

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Minion Inspired Kids Jewelry Craft: Jeweler Junior Badge Idea

We have a super fun Minion inspired kids jewelry craft that you can make with your friends or use it to work towards your Jeweler Junior badge! Supplies: blue pony beads yellow pony beads thin elastic jewelry string bottle cap (with holes drilled on the side-can find these at the craft store) large googley eye […]

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Girl Scout Home Scientist Brownie Badge Experiment: Harry Potter Dragon Boogers Green Slime

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 […]

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Handmade American Girl 18” Doll Clothes! Made By Grandma! Gym Uniforms, Cheer Costumes & More!

As some of you local parents know my 87 year old Grandmas has been make doll clothes for over 50 years!  She now has an Etsy shop where she sells her adorable American Girl Doll Clothes. Each outfit comes with at least 2 accessories (sometimes a headband, purse, shoes etc.) and each is one of […]

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Awesome Girl Scout Leader Resource: Retro Badges, Memorabilia & Unique Finds! Check out this shop!

A few years ago I came across a really cool Ebay shop called Girl Scouting with Annelies  that sells very unique and rare Girl Scout treasures! I want all of our readers to be aware of all the cool Girl Scout artifacts, memorabilia and badges that they sell.  Annelies is a Girl Scout Historian with […]

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