Invention Badge Meeting – Part 1

This week we started working on the Invention badge.  I’ve been looking at this badge for a couple of years and I had difficulty figuring out how to make it fun.  Luckily for me, other Guiders had more luck.  We’re using the Meeting In A Box: Inventing as our guide.  But I also found some great ideas from the Caladonia Girl Guides.  We’re going to spread the badge out over two weeks so we don’t need to feel rushed.

This week we worked mostly in Patrols.  We started with the intro activity and had each patrol discuss what inventors they knew, whether or not they thought they could be an inventor and what qualities you’d need to be an inventor.  They shared their thoughts at horseshoe after our opening.

Then we went onto the second activity.  Each patrol was give four current inventions to use as inspiration.  They had to combine and two of them into a new invention.  Then prepare a poster and a skit marketing their invention.

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