We went a little off of our term plan this week and decided to have our Pizza Party. The girls were very excited. Basic ingredients list of pizza base or a wrap, tomato puree or chocolate spread and toppings of your choice. We started the meeting as usual with our opening song and the girls… Continue reading Pizza Time
For our face to face sessions we'd normally use a mixture of real coins and play coins to complete the Marvellous Money activity, alongside Fruit Shop UMA. Our favourite play coins are linked at the bottom for anyone interested in them. For the virtual arena we asked girls to have one of each coin, 1p,… Continue reading Live Smart 1 – how did we do this?
We're going to be hosting an animal themed sleepover from 6 to 7 March. We should have been heading away for the weekend to our local campsite, but with that not looking likely we'll be having our sleepover virtually. As some girls have already earned their Animal Fun badge everyone will get their Virtual sleepover… Continue reading Animal Fun Sleepover
As a unit we've been really lucky to be able to have some in-person meetings from September to December (apart from the November lockdown) and these were great fun. With the news of lockdown 3 we've reverted to zoom as we want to ensure the girls can keep guiding and having fun (and the leaders… Continue reading The first week back
Our girls love animals, and Covid has been a blessing for enabling us to have their Pets to meetings. They love making too, so when we heard we'd allowed to have outdoor meetings we used the opportunity to head to our local campsite and have an animal themed day. We got to make our own… Continue reading Animal Fun…
Tonight we've said Goodbye (well kind of) to some of our girls who are off to Brownies. It's been an absolute pleasure having them in the unit and always we're sad to see them go, although some will be doing a mixture of both Rainbows and Brownies until things are a little more normal. We… Continue reading To say goodbye… ish/kinda
2020 was set to be an awesome year, we had so much planned, and although Covid has put a stop to some things, it's also given us lots of other opportunities. We've built our website more, we've shared resources galore and had almost 3000 downloads!! More than we could ever imagine!! We've created two fun… Continue reading What a year… so far…
Over the summer break we've taken the opportunity to build on our virtual offer, to use up some excess badges and fundraise for when we're back to 'normal' whenever that may be... What did we do? We ran 6 badge days spread out over the holidays. We then charged parents for the badge and a… Continue reading Virtual Fundays