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”
Since tomorrow is National Gumdrop day, I thought today’s blog post should include gumdrops.
Gum drops first appeared in the 1800’s. These candies were made with gelatin, spices (peppermint, cinnamon, cloves…) and sugar. Believed to be invented by Percy Trusdale, the invention of the gumdrop remains unclear. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help – Engineering #3”
Internet Adventurer! Considering the era we live in, it is no surprise the American Heritage Girls has an Internet Adventurer Badge. Continue reading “Internet Adventurer #19 – Virtual Tour”
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 often available at major universities or museums. If you do not have one available to you, how about a virtual field trip? Continue reading “Insect-a Inspect-a #4”
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. Continue reading “AHG Badge Help Insect-a Inspect-a #11”