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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 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 – Insect-a Inspect-a #17

Now that I’m home from summer camp I dream of knitting. But instead of relaxing with the rhythm of the needles, I’m preparing for our troop’s PiPa Badge Bash.

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Bumble Bee

Today’s knitting project is an adorable little bumblebee. I found a set of free patterns from Valley Yarns of animals made from a simple ball. This ball was knitted in the round with yellow and black stripes.  After stuffing the … Continue reading

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