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Animal Diets Poster Project

GSOSW Zoological Brownie Badge

GSOSW Zoological Brownie Badge

In addition to her Oregon Trail Badge, which is nearly complete, Anna is also working on her GSOSW Zoological Brownie Badge. Yesterday, I shared her hippo habitat, and today I’m sharing her second activity— identifying herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores from a local zoo.  Anna chose Wildlife Safari as her “zoo,” and a poster-project made from her own photos as the second step toward her badge.

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Marble Madness!

Oregon Trail Badge

Oregon Trail Brownie Badge

Anna is still working on her Oregon Trail badge. Two weekends ago, she made Oregon Trail food, and last week she tried out her second Oregon Trail activity—making clay marbles and playing with them.

She already made a set of marbles with her troop, but she wanted to try and make fancier multi-colored ones. So Julia bought a big container of air-dry clay and a packet of food coloring. We broke off a few pieces, added coloring, and soon had pink, green, blue, and yellow clay.

First, she rolled out the clay into long skinny “snakes.”

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From Scratch

Oregon Trail Badge

Oregon Trail Brownie Badge

One of the suggested activities for the Oregon Trail Brownie Badge is making Oregon Trail food. Anna enjoyed making butter at her last Brownie meeting so much that she wanted to do it again last Sunday afternoon. We both helped with the shaking and Julia took photos.

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