End of Term Relaxation

At Brownies this week we mostly relaxed. We did some yoga (alas, no photos of that!), and made some face masks out of edible ingredients.  Finally we did some mindful colouring in. We also said goodbye to a couple of Brownies (although not for long, because one of them is going to Guides).  It’s always sad to see them go, but at the same time … Continue reading End of Term Relaxation

Fire and Firing

On Friday, I took my Brownies and Guides to a local Scout campsite for some almost-end-of-term fun. With the Brownies, we lit fires and made s’mores.  The Brownies lit their own little mini fires using flint and steel and cotton wool (and they all managed it, which I was impressed by), but we made the s’mores on mine. We also learned (through the medium of … Continue reading Fire and Firing

Fun with Fire

I love summer. All the beautiful weather, it’s perfect for campfires. And campfires means s’mores. My Brownies went to a local campsite for some outdoor fun this week. In fact, all of our Wednesday units were there – separate but overlapping. We like to do that when we have space – Rainbows overlap with Brownies, Brownies with Guides and Guides with Rangers. It gets them … Continue reading Fun with Fire