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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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I love snowflakes! Make with a puzzle from the dollar store.

hair clips

Toad stool necklaces No directions given- have to figure it out from the pictures.

maya*made: magic

DIY Kids Fall Craft - Sweet little pinecone bee.

Kindling: Sweet little alder bee craft

Fans made with lolly sticks and paper

A tak się bawimy...: Wachlarzyki

Kids are bound to love these.

Easter bonnet swaps

Film Canister First Aid Kit

Lanyard First Aid Kit

Girl guide trefoil (clover) by periwinkledzyn, via Flickr They are 6mm green hearts on 2 head pins with an eye pin for the center , ends twisted to make the stem.

I think a bottle cap SWAP filled with bright sprinkles would be super fun!

Sprinkle Pendant - Sugar Bee Crafts

Pretty Ponies necklace. Just add a pin instead of the cord, and you have a cute equestrian SWAP!

Pony Party Favors, Kentucky Derby Party Idea

Mermaid Necklaces Easy enough to add a pin to the back to make a SWAP instead.

Mermaid Necklaces - Mama. Papa. Bubba.

Art Jewelry Elements I could see using this idea for SWAPs- you could even loop the cord through the end of a safety pin, if you don't have the swivel hooks.

Art Jewelry Elements: Quick and Easy Stocking Fillers

Lucky Shamrocks St Patrick's Day Wreath- You could make SWAP's from the shamrocks.

Lucky Shamrocks St. Patrick's Day Wreath -

*Made with metal washers and acrylic paint or nail polish with clear coat over top. Very cute and fun!-Cookie necklace (or SWAP)!

morena's corner: Ombre Glitter Glass Star Pendant Even without the 'hombre' thing, these are pretty. It should be just the thing for the dollar store heart scatter we used for the troop's Valentine's Day party!

morena's corner: Ombre Glitter Glass Star Pendant

Mini cupcakes in Hama Beads to use on hairclips or for a brooch Melty beads are fun- and easily adapted to desired theme.

Bees and Appletrees (BLOG): strijkkralen - hama beads

Picture pinned for inspiration- tiny felt foods are so cute!

DIY Weave a Mandala Brooch with Toothpicks Or God's Eyes, and either cover toothpick ends with bead and glue or use blunt ended tiny craft sticks.

DIY Weave a Mandala Brooch with Toothpicks |

Beautiful way to upcycle bottle caps. Tutorial has you glue these into the middle of a silk flower- cute ether way!

bottle cap brooch tutorial | Regina Lord of Creative Kismet

DIY: Postage Stamp Jewellery See how to turn vintage stamps into brooches and pin badges

Vivid Please: DIY: Postage Stamp Jewellery

Picture inspiration- when the girls can manage needle and thread more independently!

VooDoo BabyDoll Plushies by KatGore on deviantART

Wild Olive's Craft a Song of Christmas: Oh Christmas Tree Pin Stitched details optional- could use paint, wiggly eyes, etc.

Wild Olive: project: oh christmas tree pin

Use mod podge, puzzle pieces, and fabric to make interesting pins (SWAPs).

Broche-puzzle : un tuto! | Lili les P'tits Pois