During the month of February I am focusing on the Freedom Seekers Merit Badge since it is Black History Month. Requirement #12 of Freedom Seekers has the girls make a corn husk doll and write a story about their doll.
It was common for slave children to make toys from discarded items such as corn husks. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Corn Husk Dolls” →
This summer at camp I thought the Native American Merit Badge. I made these SWAPS for the girls in my class. Continue reading “Native American SWAP” →
Currently there are over 300 federally recognized Indian Reservations spread out around the United States. An important part of understanding Native American culture is learning how the reservations were established and the struggles they have endured. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Native American #22” →
When I sat down and began researching the badge requirements for Native American Badge, I was a little frustrated. The information is usually not in one location and required a bit of digging. And even then the information was conflicting. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Native American #6” →
While researching information for teaching the Native American merit badge, I came across a web-page that has all the information needed to complete optional requirement #12 of the Native American merit badge. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Native American #12” →