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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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Internet Adventurer! Considering the era we live in, it is no surprise the American Heritage Girls has an Internet Adventurer Badge.
Homeschooling and American Heritage Girls has sparked an interest in history. Our Patriots recently completed the Our Heritage merit badge. Requirement #19 has them create a timeline of events between the founding of our country and the start of the … Continue reading
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.
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.
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
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?
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
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