Now I thought I knew just about everything there was to know about Girl Scouts-- I mean I had the socks with the tassels for heaven's sake! But then we were told our troop needed to bring 200 'swaps' to the event. What in the world is a swap??
Well, I Googled it... and according to the official Girl Scout website, a 'swap' is
"Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere"
Swaps can look like this
or even this
Some tips for a swap are as follows:
-Spend little to no money
-Make swaps that can be worn
-Try to have one swap for each event participant and staff member (hence the 200 needed)
I think swaps might be right up my alley! We went to Hobby Lobby today and collected some supplies to make our swaps. The girls will be making 'daisy swaps' by attaching pins to pre-cut felt shapes similar to these. We will also attach our troop number. The daisies are fitting for our new Daisy troop. And I think they will be perfect for our first 'swap' experience.
Have you ever made a 'swap'? Any tips or hints for the 'art of swap' making?
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