My kindergartner has had a year of thrills so far. After tagging along to elementary school since she was in the womb, she finally got to go this year as a bona fide student. She was ecstatic. And now? After tagging along to all her older sister’s Girl Scout meetings and field trips, she’s finally a Daisy […]
The danger of doing anything with older kids is that you’re automatically volunteered to do the same things with their younger siblings. It is for this reason that I find myself the leader of both my older daughter’s Cadette Girl Scout troop, and my younger daughter’s Daisy troop. I don’t mind, actually. I find it’s […]
My Girl Scouts are working on their Think Like a Programmer badge this year. The Daisies are having a great time, and I like this badge for Girl Scouts because you can incorporate a bunch of different STEM activities and start getting them interested in engineering and how things work. Our local library just got a […]
I just wanted to share a quick Girl Scout game. I actually love this one because it requires NO materials (no last minute trips to the store before meetings! And free! woo-hoo!) you can play it with any number of girls and any age range it’s great for early-on meetings where the girls don’t know each […]
I’m always looking for ways to meet our Girl Scout badge requirements, but make things fun and interesting for the girls. We meet right after school, and after a day of sitting in their desks working hard, the girls don’t want to meet for another hour to do the same thing for even longer. So […]
Our Junior Girl Scouts are in the middle of earning their detective badge. One of our requirements was to investigate different materials using a magnifying glass and I thought it would be cheaper and more fun to make our own.