Thursday, September 20, 2012

Troop Leader Inspiration

:Deep Space Sparkle: created this really inspiring letter to first year art teachers and as I was reading it I thought it sounded like something the first time and returning troop leaders might find uplifting as well. Pop on over to the blog as there are many great lessons and ideas that can be adapted for a troop.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Getting To Know You - People Hunt

Mrs. Russ over at :Mrs.Russ' - Russ' Rockets: has a really great section of her site dedicated to getting to know you activities. When we open our first meeting this year we will be using the People Hunt form featured on her site. Be sure to check out her other great ideas for a whole years worth of getting to know you activities 

Inside Outside Circle, Linkages, Turn Toss, Where Do I Stand, The Name Game, Two Truths and A  Lie, Line Up, Name Toss, Commons, Mystery Person, Squiggles, and more...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

PVC Bow and Arrow

::Life Sprinkled With Glitter:: has a really awesome post about how to create a bow and arrow set made out of PVC pipe and doweling. This could be a really fun camp out project. Be sure to hope over to the blog to see many more pictures and instructions. The site features both boy and girl decorated versions of this project.