Category Archives: American Heritage Girls

Insect-a Inspect-a #4

Working with Tenderhearts is so much fun.  I love the hands on approach to learning that can be included in badge work. Requirement number 4 of the Insect-a Inspect-a merit badge has the girls view an insect collection.  These are … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Nature & Wildlife #21

I am helping our Patriot squad complete Nature & Wildlife this fall.  Requirement #21 requires the girls to research endangered species specific to your area, and identify why it is classified as endangered.

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AHG Badge Help Insect-a Inspect-a #11

As a homeschool family, we have undertaken many interesting projects. We have mummified a chicken (thank you Story of the World), dissected frogs, and raised butterflies.

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AHG Merit Badge Help: Insect-a Inspect-a #14

State symbols embody who we are.  Currently 48 of the 50 states have officially designated a state insect, with a hand full having selected more than one. If you live in Iowa or Michigan, now is the time to select … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Insect-a Inspect-a #18

Considering a career in entomology? Wanting to complete the Insect-a Inspect-a merit badge? Or does the thought of working with insects every day bug you?

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AHG Badge Help – Home Decorating #10

What can be more fun than re-decorating your bedroom for a young girl.  While helping my daughter with this badge over the summer this Explorer requirement caught my eye. The requirement gives the option of creating a miniature model or … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Photography #26

While earning the Photography merit badge PiPas not only practice their photography skills, they also look at the history of photography.  Requirement 26 has them research two individuals that impacted photography.  While Joseph Nicephore Niepce is created as inventing photography,  … Continue reading

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