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Great example of what Take Action looks like! This mother took what could have been a community service project (make a care package for the homeless) and turned it into what Girl Scouts call a Take Action project. She did that by passing on what she knows to educate and inspire others -- through the blog post, the free printables, the resource list, etc. That's what makes this sustainable! So inspiring.

How to Make a Homeless Care Package (Free Printable Supplies List)

Blessing bags for the homeless are such a beautiful act of kindness for those in need. Today’s post will show you how to make homeless kits for those in need. These hygiene kits are handy to keep in your car, for those that live on the street, or can be given as gift bags for […] Pin It

Last week I helped Penelope’s Brownie Troop work on a service project that turned out so darn cute! The girls made Police Officer Appreciation Bags for all the police officers in their community and then dropped them off at our local police station after their Brownie meeting. Three officers even came out to thank the …

Police Officer Appreciation Bags with FREE Printable - Smashed Peas & Carrots

Last week I helped Penelope’s Brownie Troop work on a service project that turned out so darn cute! The girls made Police Officer Appreciation Bags for all the police officers in their community and then dropped them off at our local police station after their Brownie meeting. Three officers even came out to thank the …

20 Summer Service Projects for Kids from @creeksidelearn

Service for Kids: 20 Unique Summer Service Projects

Looking for fun and unique ideas for service for kids? We have 20 projects that will inspire you. Help your community this summer. Great family activities you

In Girl Scouts we do a lot of projects that help our local communities, our cities, our counties, our state, even our nation, and our world. Some of these projects are considered community service while others are considered Take Action projects, and yet even more seem to fall into both categories at the same time. As a leader, a volunteer, or even a girl—how do you tell the two apart?

How to Spot the Difference: Community Service Projects vs. Take Action Projects

In Girl Scouts we do a lot of projects that help our local communities, our cities, our counties, our state, even our nation, and our world. Some of these projects are considered community service while others are considered Take Action projects, and yet even more seem to fall into both categories at the same time. As a leader, a volunteer, or even a girl—how do you tell the two apart?

Not all kids get to have a birthday party! Love this idea of fillig a bag with all the makings of a party: cake mix, iciing, table cloth, paper napkins, balloons, etc and donating to delight a needy child on their birthday

14 more ways to make kids feel Special on their Birthday - The House of Hendrix

Birthdays are a day I delight in making my children feel special! The House of Hendrix blog just celebrated its 1st Birthday. Our most popular post over the past year was surprisingly not the post on Girlfriends, but rather 20 Ways to Fill Your Child’s Love Tank of their Birthday! This tells me that there is …

LOTS of good service project ideas for girls of all ages

37 Community Service Projects for Kids of All Ages - Kid Activities

A list of 37 impactful community service project ideas for kids of all ages. Kids will develop and grow while making an impact on the community around them.

Take Action idea: Daisies doing the 3 Cheers for Animals program could make these orange-and-cranberry feeders, which will attract birds such as orioles, woodpeckers, finches, thrashers, mockingbirds and tanagers. They could donate them to neighbors or a park, library, school, senior center, etc. To make it sustainable: The Daisies could pass on what they've learned by doing a presentation in school, making a video with grownup help, or helping other kids make their own feeder.

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Take Action idea: Daisies doing the 3 Cheers for Animals program could make these orange-and-cranberry feeders, which will attract birds such as orioles, woodpeckers, finches, thrashers, mockingbirds and tanagers. They could donate them to neighbors or a park, library, school, senior center, etc. To make it sustainable: The Daisies could pass on what they've learned by doing a presentation in school, making a video with grownup help, or helping other kids make their own feeder.

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Creating Comfort Bags for Kids in Need - Meet Penny

Inspired by companies that give back, our family decided to plan a playdate that would encourage community involvement with a simple service project.

Activity Days Service Project for youth - Pick up litter in your neighborhood community.

Activity Days Service Project - Cleaning up Litter and Trash

Details on LDS Activity Days Service Project for youth where kids pick up litter and trash in your neighborhood community. Such a great way to serve.