Survival Kit for Leader’s Daughters

Here is a great craft I came across ( It is meant to be created by a leader and given to her/his daughter to remind them of how special they are. – Lee


Basket – because you carried more than your share into and out of meetings and events

Bumble Bee – Thanks for always “bee-ing” there to help

Egg – because you’re a good egg, not cracking under pressure

Candle – you’re the light of my life

Hugs & Kisses – to remind you that you’re appreciated

Starburst – for a burst of energy on the days you have a lot to carry home from meetings

Gum –to stick with Girl Scouts

Penny –you’re valuable and special to me

Smiley stickers –we both need to stick together and help each other, smiles are contagious

Heart – I LOVE YOU

Confetti – to celebrate joys, which I will always share and you’re the joy of Girl Scouts for me

Pen & Paper – what you have to share with me is important…even if you need to write it down

Balloon – to lift your spirits when it’s tough sharing mom with everyone else

Key – to remember the “key” to Girl Scouting

Snowflake – you are wonderful and unique

How to Make a Paper Toy Robot

There are several Girl Scout Badges about creating art – whether it be 3-D, paper, or shapes.  Making your very own paper robot (or other critter such as a daisy or bunny) can be a fun way for girls to explore math in a practical way while being creative.  Below is a link to download a paper toy robot, and here is a link to many other types of paper toys to explore.

Download a paper toy robot

Homemade Cafe Vienna Coffee Mix

This homemade coffee mix makes a great thank you gift!


1/2 cup instant coffee
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup instant nonfat dry milk powder
1/4 cup powdered coffee creamer
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup store bought instant butterscotch or vanilla flavored pudding mix (optional)

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