Girl Scouts at Home Week of March 23-27
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Girl Scouts at Home Week of March 23-27


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Welcome! We hope you and your Girl Scout have the opportunity to participate in some of this week's activities! All live-stream activities will be hosted on our Facebook. Recordings of all live activities will be posted to our Facebook and YouTube pages.

Monday: Coding for Good

All Ages, All Day

Daisy, Brownie, and Junior- Code Spark

Cadette, Senior, Ambassador- Vidcode

Parents can check out the VTK for the Plug It In resources for each level of the Code for Good badge series. Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Girl Scouts can log on to https://codespark.com/play/, select school in the top left corner, select student, and use classroom code AQZAG to log in. Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts can access https://www.vidcode.com/signup/affiliation/GSUSA, select student, and begin working on the Code for Good badges!

 

Tuesday: Outdoor Art Badges

Brownies, Live @10am

Juniors and Cadettes, Live @1pm

Daisies, recorded.

Senior/Ambassador, recorded.

Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Material List

Activity #1 - Bird Feeder

  • Old cup/mug and saucer/plate
  • Stong adhesive (such as E6000, Gorilla Glue, Elmer's China & Glass Cement etc.) - ADULT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED
  • Piece of sturdy rope or wire (for hanging)
  • Combination of any of the following that you have on hand: 
    • Bird Seed, sunflower seeds, rolled oats, dried fruit, dried corn or cornmeal.
    • Peanut butter, Bacon grease, lard or shortening. 

Activity #2 - Windchimes

  • Old metal items such as utensils, keys or washers.
  • Tree branch/wooden dowel (approximately ½” diameter by 10” length)
  • String
  • Beads (optional)
  • Paint (optional)
  • Stepping stones:
  • Stepping stone kit (such as Mix & Mold Stepping Stones)

OR

  • Old 8” round cake pan (any shape that you like that is about 1-½" to 2” deep) Can also use a plastic container. 
  • Vaseline
  • Contact Paper (optional)
  • Glass beads, mosaic pieces (broken old cup/plate etc)
  • Concrete* (ADULT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED) (such as Stepping Stone Mix)

AND

  • Safety glasses/googles
  • Rubber gloves
  • Bandana or dust mask
  • Bucket
  • Trowel or another mixing tool
  • Water
  • Marine varnish (optional)
  • Chicken wire or other piece of mesh wire (about 6”x6”) (Optional)

Brownie Outdoor Art Maker List 

Step 1 - Fairy Mandala 

  • Rocks, sticks, leaves, etc... (all collected during nature walk). 

Step 2 - Wind Chime 

  • String 
  • Scissors 
  • Nail and hammer (ADULT ASSITANCE REQUIRED IF UTILIZED) 
  • Sturdy stick
  • Assorted items to attach such as old keys, bottle caps, seashells, rocks, tin cans, nuts and bolts, etc...

Step 3 - Design Fairy House and Write Fairy Story 

  • 1 piece of construction paper 
  • Copy or notebook paper 
  • Drawing and writing utensils 
  • Glue stick 
  • Hole puncher (optional) 
  • String (optional) 
  • Scissors (optional) 

Step 4 - Make Fairy House 

  • Sticks, rocks, leaves etc... (from step 2) 
  • Paint (optional) 
  • Brushes (optional) 

Junior Outdoor Art Maker List

Step 1- Paint with Nature 

  • Sticks, leaves, pinecones, etc... to use as brushes. 
  • Paint
  • Paper

Step 2 - Go Big or Go Small

  • Camera 

Cadette Outdoor Art Maker List

Step 1 - Record How Things Change

  • Camera (Optional) 
  • Paper 
  • Drawing Utensils 

Step 2 

  • Avocado Rinds, orange peels, onion skins, beets, tea leaves, coffee grounds, black walnuts, berries, or tumeric.
  • Pot 
  • Water
  • White cotton shirt/fabric item
  • Stove access 
  • Rubber bands or string 

Step 3 - Patterns in Nature 

  • Camera 

Step 4 - Suncatcher 

  • Glass or see through beads
  • Wire 
  • String 

 

Wednesday- Right to Vote Patch Packet

Women weren't always allowed to vote. Learn about the history of women voting rights and explore ways you can make a difference in your community!

A Right to Vote Patch 

A Right to Vote Patch Packet

 

Thursday- Journey Day Part 1

Cadette Breathe Journey 10 am Livestream

Activity 1 - Air log

  • Pad of paper or notebook
  • Writing utensil

Activity 2 - Lightweight Champion

  • Balloons (at least two)
  • Straw or pencil
  • String

Activity 3 - No Empty Space

  • See through bowl, tub, or pitcher
  • See through cup (should be able to fit in the bowl, tub, pitcher)
  • Paper towels
  • Water

Activity 4 - Oxygen in Air

  • Glass jar or cup
  • Wad of steel wool
  • Flat-bottomed bowl or dish
  • Water

Activity 5 - Air Pressure

  • Tub or bucket
  • Cup
  • Index card or plastic lid (like from a cream cheese container)
  • Water

 

A World of Girls: It’s Your Story, Tell It! (Recorded)

Part 1: Hear a Story Award

Puppet Theater – Koren Folk Tale

  • 3 white socks (Alternative – any color old sock that can be used to make a puppet or even 3 brown lunch bags that can be used to make a paper puppet)
  • 3 small brown paper bags (Alternatives - brown construction paper, or pipe cleaners, or brown foam, or even plain white paper that can be decorated)
  • Markers
  • Tri-fold board for backdrop (optional)
  • An assortment of the following (make use of what you have, be creative):
  • Scraps of Fabric
  • Felt pieces of various colors
  • Googly eyes
  • Buttons
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Foam pieces of various colors
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cardboard scraps
  • 3 small pieces of twig

 

Get Moving- Junior Journey 1PM

All About Energy

Natural Energy: Wind Turbine 

  • Hot glue gun and glue 

Solar Energy: Solar Oven 

  • 1 pizza box

  • Tin foil

  • Black paper

  • Plastic wrap

  • Tape

  • Scissors or utility knife

  • S’more makings or Quesadilla Makings

    • S’more

      • Graham crackers 

      • Chocolate

      • Marshmallow

    • Quesadilla 

      • Tortillas 

      • Shredded cheese 

 

Friday: Animal Day

10am livestream of an owl pellet dissection and owl swap

Dissection- No materials, girls just watch along and can ask questions 

Owl Swap

  • Pom-poms or pinecone 

  • Felt paper

  • Googly eyes

  • Glue 

  • Safety pin