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Girl Scout 'SWAP' Ideas

One fun Girl Scout tradition is sharing SWAPs. These 'SWAPs' (or Special Whatchmacallits Affectionately Pinned somewhere or Shared With A Pal) are cute pins made to share with other Girl Scouts. A fun ice breaker at large events or a special way to remember new friends by.

Swaps and hat crafts - Garden Fairy tutorial link

Creative Breathing: By the sea, by the beautiful sea

We made this pin for World Thinking Day. The country our troop was representing was Germany. It is the German flag in the Girl Scout trefoil shape mounted on a wooden Scrabble game piece with pin glued on the back.

The TP swap is made with a piece of felt around a wooden spool.

TP Swap | Girl Scout Swaps Ideas

Make it easy crafts: Little acorn ghosts

Make it easy crafts: Little acorn ghosts

You have to sign up to see instructions, but I think the pictures are self explanatory. I saw bags of wooden spools at Michael's craft store...

Weekend Trick or Treat Swap Gallery - ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS

These (and other cute items on the website) are cookies, but you could use the idea on repurposed Scrabble tiles to make SWAP's. Add a bail or screw with eye for pinning.

LilaLoa: Candy Corn, Pumpkins, and Vampire Cookies

Gallon Milk cap, fake spider from a ring or bag at halloween, then wire or string for the web. If you have younger girls, just putting some string in and then gluing the spider in but older girls can cut the caps and "string" the lid.

Love the idea of using die cut machine to cut out letters (girls' first names, big G for Girl; Scouts, etc.) for girls to decorate, then shrink. Durable SWAP!

Make a Zentangle Shrinky Dink Keychain | Dollar Store Mom

How to make a mini fish tank charm via @Guidecentral - Visit for more #DIY #tutorials Looks pretty complicated- but cute!

Make a Cute Mini Fish Tank Charm

Ewe Sweet DIY

Ewe Sweet pattern by SarahSweethearts

Emergency disguise kit hat craft trader. Bent wire and fun fur.

Girl Scout Swaps: Mini cupcake liner + teeny clothespin = butterfly!

Washer necklace with yarn - neat! I think we'll use yellow yarn and make the sun.

Since I had several emails about these little guys here directions on how to make them:These are really cute and easy to make. What you need are 2 to 3 inch long head pins (you find them in the jewelry making section of your craft store), a pair of nail clippers to cut the head pin, a large pearl bead, black and orange acrylic paint, clear sealer, small brush, tooth pick, jingle bell and DMC embroidery floss and a clip finding (you'll find these in the jewelry section as well) and various sm...

black socks - song My girls LOVE this song!

Saturn SWAPS with foam "Nerf disc" rings of glitter and pompom. "Girl Scouts are out of this world."

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“Girl Scouts come in all colors, shapes, and sizes

Portable pet hermit crab :) Luckily, I found the perfect containers at Dollar Tree- 8 for $1.00!