Every year at camp there is at least one new girl who has no idea what a SWAP is. Then there are those who ran out of time before camp to make any, or worse, they made them but left them at home on the kitchen table. This summer the camp directors asked me to put together SWAP kits to help those who did not have SWAPS to trade. Using paper lunch sacks, I placed all of the supplies to create 15-25 SWAPS with a sample pinned to the outside of the bag. All of them were super easy, inexpensive, and needed no detailed instructions. I thought I would share these super easy SWAPS with you.
WOW this year has flown by. I can’t believe there are only a few weeks left in 2019. December has really snuck up on me. I realized that I never posted any SWAPS from this summer, so instead of focusing on Christmas ideas and projects, I will be spending the month of December blogging all of my SWAPS from this summer. Continue reading
Completing the Needle Art Merit Badge, requires you to make both big and small projects from your selected art form. If you enjoyed making Plastic Kissies (here), and you are ready to tackle a larger project. Check out the Tic Tac Toe Set made from plastic canvas. All of the pieces nest inside for storage when not in use. Continue reading
I love breakfast for dinner, and pancakes are one of my go to meals on busy days when the cupboard is bare. Pancakes are definitely a comfort food for me. With fall upon us, why not make pumpkin pancakes. Continue reading
When helping our Tenderhearts complete the Stick Shifts and Safety Belts merit Badge, we created “I Spy” bottles.
Our troop has a very diverse group of Tenderhearts. This made creating a travel game a little more challenging. My non-reading first grader would not enjoy finding license plates. My only child from a single parent home would not enjoy playing Tic-tac-toe by herself. It is important to consider the girls and their needs.
Recently I was asked to make a sign for a friend. Her daughter is all about horses. She provided the sign and I provided the vinyl. Continue reading
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Ok, I admit it! I am a product of the 80’s. Do you remember these?
These little plastic canvas critters have many different names. I grew up calling them “Kissies”. If you are have never seen these, they are little plastic canvas pieces designed to hold a Hersey’s Kiss or other small item.