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Uniform from the Czech Republic (fuse beads)
Uniform from the Czech Republic (fuse beads)
Fuse bead versions of the Guiding and Scouting uniforms from the Czech Republic. Using the boy hama bead boards.
Murder Mystery Set on the Orient Express
Murder Mystery Set on the Orient Express
A murder mystery game that lasts about an hour (with suitable acting skills!). We played with this brownies (aged 7+) but it is a 'proper' murder style mystery with slightly adult themes. 7 year olds who watch programs like Eastenders would have no difficulty with the themes. You do however need older girls to lead each group. If playing with a single age group I would not expect 7 year olds to cope.
Flags of France, Italy, Greece and Germany (fuse beads)
Flags of France, Italy, Greece and Germany (fuse beads)
Make representations of the flags of France, Italy, Greece and Germany using fuse beads.
French Guide/Scout Uniform in Fuse Beads
French Guide/Scout Uniform in Fuse Beads
Representation of the French SGDF Guide/Scout Uniforms in fuse beads using the boy hama boards.
Orient Express Map Record Sheet
Orient Express Map Record Sheet
A map of the Orient Express destinations with space to record when a challenge has been completed.
Flags of Austria, Switzerland, Spain and the Netherlands (fuse beads)
Flags of Austria, Switzerland, Spain and the Netherlands (fuse beads)
Make representations of the flags of Austria, Switzerland, Spain and the Netherlands using fuse beads.
Flags of Poland, Hungary, Russia and the Czech Republic (fuse beads)
Flags of Poland, Hungary, Russia and the Czech Republic (fuse beads)
Make representations of the flags of Poland, Hungary, Russia and the Czech Republic using fuse beads.
Clay Gargoyle
Clay Gargoyle
Be inspired by the Gargoyles on Cathedrals like Notre Dame and make your own from air hardening clay. Top: When working with clay start with simple spheres and sausage shapes and then pinch them into the shape you want. You might want to use a clean pencil or blunt knife to help shape the clay. Check with an adult first though - don't use your dinning room knives!
Notre Dame Rose Window
Notre Dame Rose Window
Use glass paint outliners to trace the design(s) onto an acetate sheet. When dry paint using glass paints to create a pretty stain glass window. Alternatively, simple colour the pattern in.
Krakow Christmas Crib (to colour)
Krakow Christmas Crib (to colour)
Colour a Krakow Christmas Crib. To see images of the real thing Google 'Krakow Christmas Crib'.
Krakow Christmas Crib (2D card)
Krakow Christmas Crib (2D card)
This craft is a 2D version of the Krakow Christmas cribs. Cut from gold card and decorate with sequins. We stuck our 'cribs' to wrapping paper for an added festive feel. Google 'Krakow Christmas Crib' to see images of the real thing.
Orient Express Challenge
Orient Express Challenge
This booklet sets out the Orient Express Challenge. It is based on the major European destinations of the Venice-Simplon Orient Express. As such it covers the UK, France, Austria, Hungary, Turkey, Italy, the Czech Republic and Poland. This challenge is designed to be flexible and you are encouraged to adapt it to suit your needs. Badges can be ordered at a cost of £1 per badge plus p&p. Suggestions for more detailed activities, downloadable craft templates, essential background information and relevant games will appear here over the next few months. UK guiding and scouting units can order the badges by downloading the form above. Others wishing to order badges, please email louise@ideas4kids.org stating where in the world you are (UK, Europe or outside Europe) and how many badges you would like. I will then let you know postage costs and how to order.
Czech Shrinkle SWAPs
Czech Shrinkle SWAPs
Template to trace the guiding/scouting uniform, promise badge and flag of the Czech Republic onto Shrinkle paper. Can be turned into SWAPs, keyrings, mobile phone charms etc. An adult should supervise the baking of the Shrinkles.