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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.

Girl Scout 'SWAP' Ideas

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Silver and gold sparkly nail polish and two washers makes a great swap, Christmas ornament or keepsake necklace

How to make felt shamrocks. A terrific, easy-to-follow tutorial! TONS of awesome tutorials on this site!!

How to Make Felt Shamrocks - Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}
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    Margaret White

    Wonder if one could make G.S. recoil this way

Cute idea for a SWAP- if you have or can borrow metal stamping dies and something to drill the hole through the penny.

Make SWAPs with the word "hello" or "friends" in different languages

Italy Word Swaps - Makes 36 pins, GIRL SCOUT SWAP KITS

Adorable idea for campers' awards. If you want to print out the cute boxes, you'll have to pay a membership fee.

Bottle Cap SWAPs - ladybug

Recycling Craft for Kids - Bottle Cap Lady Bug

Small Cap to a Water Bottle Rice Tacky Glue Scraps of Craft Foam Green Permanent Marker Low Temp Glue Gun Scissors Instructions: Fill the bottle cap 3/4 full with rice. Cover with a layer of tacky glue. Sprinkle on a final layer of rice. Let dry. Cut pieces of craft foam to resemble the fish and vegetables. Glue to the rice as shown. Cut a strip of green craft foam to fit around the bottle cap. Glue around the cap. Color the outside with a darker green marker.

EPBOT: Icy Earrings From... Bubble Wrap?! This has possibilities as a SWAP!

EPBOT: Icy Earrings From... Bubble Wrap?!

These fabric flowers are so fun and easy to make.

Easy Ruffle Fabric Flowers

Picture Magnets Made From Baby Food Jars! Super cute way to have fridge magnets and pictures.. I lime this but with Mason jar lids

Oh, How Crafty!: Picture Magnets (made from baby food jar lids)


DIY to Try: Faux Dichroic Glass Tiles Made with Nail Polish


DIY Jewelry & Crafts from

Creative Breathing: May 2012

~ S.C.R.A.P. ~ Scraps Creatively Reused and Recycled Art Projects: Cast Iron-Fried Egg Milk Cap Magnet

Adorable and super-easy Craft Stick Ninja Ornaments - Happy Hooligans

Ninja Craft Stick Ornaments - Happy Hooligans

Pipe Cleaner Shamrock Pin Show off your Irish spirit with the wearing of the green - that is the green shamrock pin you craft following our simple instructions.

At the Day of the Dead party, I knew I wanted to include some of the fabulous traditional crepe paper and tissue paper flowers for which Mexican folk arts are famous. I wanted to carry that element through many parts of the Dia de los Muertos celebration, and that inspired me to make miniature versions of the traditional tissue paper flowers.

How to Make Mini Tissue Paper Flowers

beaded pin- great for just about any theme. Just find the right charm! I find great (cheap) charms on e-bay.

Harry Potter - golden snitch Girl Scout SWAPS

Roll of Duct Tape Made using a plastic straw and silver duct tape.

Parasol made from a doily, toothpicks, beads and a skewer. Really cute! Instructions with photos

Girl Scout Trefoil - Scouting Crafts and Activities

Christmas Swap

While Wearing Heels: SWAPS

While Wearing Heels: SWAPS

Happy Birthday Party in A Bag Girl Scout Swaps Craft Kit | eBay

Happy Birthday! Party-in-a-Bag - Girl Scout SWAPS Craft Kit