Detective Girl Scout - 3 Part Series
Scouts will learn detective skills to investigate the
mystery of the missing cookies. We will use science, art,
and imagination as we set out to solve this case!
Detective Girl Scout, Part
Supply List: Dark colored construction
paper, transparent tape, cornstarch or flour, small
paint brush, 1 plastic bottle, scissors, permanent
marker, small cup of water.
Detective Girl Scout,
Supply List: Plain white paper,
wax crayons, lemon juice, cotton swabs,
light-colored construction paper or cardstock,
scissors, pen or pencil, ruler, circular objects to
trace, or a drawing compass, paper faster, or
Detective Girl Scout, Part
Supply List: Pencil and
Inch Worm Investigation
Did you know inch worm are not worms at all? Let's learn
about inch worms, move our bodies like inch worms, and use
our STEM skills to race paper inch worms across the
Supply List: Paper, straws, scissors,
doesn't love cookies? We are going to use a handful of
ingredients you probably have laying around at home to make
no-bake cookies and learn a little about the history of Girl
Supply List: Butter, Sugar, Milk,
unsweetened cocoa powder, creamy peanut butter, vanilla
extract, quick cooking oats, measuring cups, 2 large
baking sheets, parchment paper. (Can be adapted for
dairy, peanut and gluten allergies!)
wonder why it rains? Or how clouds are made? Join me in
creating clouds and rain in mason jars! A fun craft activity
will follow. Ever wonder why it rains? Or how clouds are
made? Join me in creating clouds and rain in mason jars! A
fun craft activity will follow.
Supply List: Two mason jars (one with lid),
food coloring, hair spray, shaving cream, water, ice
cubes, paper, scissors, yard/string (3 strands), cotton
basketballs float on water? But, pebbles do not? What weighs
more, a pound of feathers, or a pound of gold? All these
questions and more will be answered in this lesson!
Supply List: Bowl, water, pepper, food
coloring (optional), soap, four clear glasses, 1/2 cup
sugar, 1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup baking soda, gems, aluminum
Do you have Easter eggs that won’t be used until next
year’s Easter egg hunt? You can reuse these to make bath
bombs at home with common household ingredients!
Supply List: Citric acid (found in canning
section at grocery stores), baking soda, epsom salt,
cornstarch, water, essential oils, food coloring,
plastic Easter eggs (or a plastic/silicone
Growing Your Own
Spring is a wonderful time to be
outside and to start working on your gardens! We are going
to create our own mini-gardens and learn how to grow plants
and what they need to thrive. Gardens are a great way to
stay active, get outside, and get fresh vegetables all
Supply List: Potting mix, container, seeds,
Salt Dough Impressions &
Learn how to make these easy
3-ingrediant recipe to make ornament or impression to keep
and place in your garden! You can choose a bake or air-dry
method to make these. Be sure to decorate your creation with
paint, glitter, and more!
Supply List: 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/2
cup salt, 3/4 cup water
What Sugar Does to Your Teeth
Ever want to take a tour of your own mouth? Ever
wonder what sugar does to your teeth? Ever think, “Why is it
so important for me to brush my teeth?”. Today we are going
to learn all about teeth! See what an energy drink, fruit
juice, water, and dark pop do to your teeth!
Supply List: Energy drink, fruit juice,
water, dark soda pop, 4 eggs, 4 mason jars with ilds,
pan, paper towel
DIY Lava Lamp
Make your own DIY Lava Lamp activity and learn about
the science behind why it works!
Supply List: Vegetable oil, water, food
coloring, fizzy tablets, flashlight, clear vessel (like
a glass, plastic bottle, or vase)
Wildflowers and Bees of Western
Montana - NEW!
Learn about the wildflowers and bees of Western
Montana with this awesome guide from the US Forest Service!
Take it on a hike, a walk around your neighborhood, or even
in your own backyard, and see what wildflowers you can
Watch the Video >
Download the guide >
Make a Hummingbird Feeder - NEW!
A fun way to use recycled materials and help wildlife
is to make a hummingbird feeder! Hummingbirds are native to
the Americas and are some of the world's smallest birds!
They drink nectar from flowers. It's easy to make feeders
that will help provide food for hummers and will be a fun
activity for you!
Supply List: Small deli container, plastic
water bottle, hammer and nail, scissors, red and yellow
paint, bendable wire or twine, paintbrush, hot glue gun,
1/2 cup white sugar, 2 cups water, pot for heating
water. Download PDF Instructions