I have had several requests to update my list of badge requirements that can be covered while in the DC area. With the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and Spring Break around the corner, I thought now would be a great time.
Having family in the DC area has allowed us to visit on multiple occasions. Every time we go we find something we missed before. There is so much to do, that it is not possible to visit all of the places. But as you go to some of our nations landmarks, including badge work can make the trip a little more exciting, especially for non-history buffs. Continue reading “Spring Break in Washington DC”
I know many of you shy away from the badges in the Supplemental Handbook. While the requirements seem to be more challenging, when broken down into smaller pieces they are doable. My PiPa unit is currently tackling the Pen and Paper Merit Badge. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Pen and Paper #25”
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 “Plastic Canvas Tic Tac Toe”
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.
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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, we would not all be carrying a camera with us everywhere, via the smartphone, without the contributions of many other people. Continue reading “Badge Help – Photography #26”