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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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Create this cute owl with recycled materials! Tutorial at

Bottle Cap Owl

*Rook No. 17: recipes, crafts & whimsies for spreading joy*: Crystal Pendant Family Photo Ornaments ~ with Mod Podge Dimensional Magic Nice upscale on the glass pebble SWAP- plus it's easy to attach the safety pin.

Recycled K-Cup Snowman Hat Ornaments. Cute for a top hat SWAP!

PitterAndGlink: Recycled K-Cup Snowman Hat Ornaments

Tutorials Crafts Projects Kids Children Handmade: Tutoria Upgrade- Making Your Own Labels the Smarter, Faster Way!

Tutorials Crafts Projects Kids Children Handmade: Tutoria Upgrade- Making Your Own Labels the Smarter, Faster Way!

Cute little SWAPs idea- cover the peg board with melty bead flowers and iron all at once. Add a pin and you're good to go!

Perler Bead preschool art

Jellybean people! Maybe as an Easter themed SWAP?

Pysselbolaget wood bead doll face necklace craft for kids

Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow

Possible SWAP Tube bead tutorial - from gatherings100.blo...

Pat Winter Gatherings: Tube bead tutorial for friend
  • Nicole

    These are so cute!

Lucky Penny Charms- intended as Geo-swag, but would be cute SWAPs as well!

Shades Of Tangerine: Lucky Penny Charm (DIY)

Design for Kids: How to Make a Doll Simple, no-sew dolls. I'm planning to make even smaller for SWAPs.

Design for Kids: How to Make a Doll - Babble Dabble Do

Straw Hat Kit

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}
  • Margaret White
    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