It’s been a little while since I posted, and I’ve done a lot. We had a photo presentation evening to show the Guides and parents what we got up to in Switzerland. Not many parents came, but I think the Guides appreciated it. Our Brownie plan for one week was rained off, so I thought quickly and decided to teach the girls some self defence. … Continue reading A bit of a catch up
My Brownies were on fine form for their first evening back. Full of enthusiasm, just the way I like them! As they were gathering, I had some tangram puzzles laid out for them to do. I was watching the recent BBC programme about gender differences in children and it was an idea that stuck with me. The programme was about an experiment where they tried … Continue reading First night back
It’s the low point of the Guiding year, for me. Summer camp is over, and the autumn term has yet to begin. What to do? … planning meetings, of course. For all we love girl-led Guiding, we know that realistically the Guides cannot plan the entire term for themselves. So one evening this last week, three leaders sat around a table in a cafe, ate … Continue reading Getting into the swing of things
What’s the easiest way to have fun in the summer? Brownie summer camp, of course! Continue reading Brownie Summer Camp 2017
One of my Brownie units finished last week, and we used the time slot for the parents meeting for summer camp. Parents meetings are important, if only to impress on the parents that we do have a reason for writing the kit list, and it’s not just for our own fun! The other Brownie unit and my Guides were all suffering from end-of-term-itis. It’s a … Continue reading End-of-term-itis
Not just any old climbing trip, oh no. This is Crazy Climbing! Continue reading Crazy Climb!
We’ve been testing new resources this week. Some of them went down better than others. Continue reading Testing, testing…