Detective Badge -- Junior Girl Scout Badge Ideas
Requirements for earning the Detective Junior Badge-- Step 1: Practice the power of observation. Step 2: Communicate in code. Step 3: Fingerprint for fun. Step 4: Try out detective science. Step 5: Follow the clues to solve a real mystery.
First, let every student make a fingerprint onto white paper. Next, blow up their fingerprints using the photocopier (8×10 or larger). Then, Have your kids write words and phrases about themselves along the lines and whorls of their fingerprints, and sign. Could be an introduction to writing an autobiography?
Enlarge student fingerprints and have kids write about themselves on the lines (About Me)
Investigate your own fingerprints and then turn them into art! (Exploring Fingerprints~ Science Activities for Kids)
Some Amazing ideas on How To Teach Cub Scouts and Kids About Fingerprinting. "Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?" Use a magnifying glass to check the fingerprints and figure it out. Also a cute idea for a craft to make fingerprints into cute animals and other things.
Fancy Nancy (Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth) and a fingerprint matching game Junior Detective badge