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Activities with Ashley

Join the fun as Program Manager Ashley presents, Activities with Ashley—activities designed for girls in grades K-5 that incorporate and explore the four pillars of Girl Scouting: Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, Outdoors, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). 

Girls can follow along at home as Ashley teaches each craft and activity.

Making a Harmonica STEM Craft
Ashley will teach us how to make a harmonica and we'll learn about sound waves!

Ruby Bridges, Entrepreneur & How Girls Can Change the World
We'll learn through stories and poems about girls and women who have changed the world and discover how you can change the world, too!

STEM Architecture Challenge

Let's learn about architecture! We'll be listening to the audio book, Iggy Peck, Architect and tackle a STEM architecture building challenge.

The Brownie Story 

Special guest Betty Garger, CEO and President of Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, joins Ashley and her audience, and reads The Brownie Story to them.

STEM Banjo Craft
Building on our previous harmonica-making activity and considering what we learned about soundwaves, we'll will make a new instrument—a banjo!

Toilet Paper Tube Crafts, Episode 1: How to Make A Space Shuttle

This is the first of our three-part series of toilet paper tube crafts. We will be making space shuttles and learning about them.

Toilet Paper Tube Crafts, Episode 2: How to Make A Butterfly

We will discover how a toilet paper tube can be transformed into a beautiful butterfly! 

Father’s Day Gift Craft
Create your own hand-made gift for Father’s Day. Ashley will show you how to make a sweet and simple craft to express your love for a father or other important man in your life. 

Toilet Paper Tube Crafts, Episode 3: Backyard Explorer (Binoculars)

Before we explore the outdoors, Ashley will show us how to craft our own pair of Outdoor Explorer Binoculars.

How to Make A Butterfly with a Coffee Filter

Ashley will teach us how to transform a coffee filter into a beautiful butterfly and we’ll learn more about these amazing insects! 

Flamingo Greeting Cards
Ashley shows us how to create our own handprint flamingo greeting cards. It’s a fun and simple way to make a sweet gift for anyone with a summer birthday!

Making Salt Dough for Play

Ashley shows us how to make home-made play dough with a few household ingredients, including salt.

Making a Bird Feeder for Citizen Science

Ashley discusses Citizen Science and how you can help out professional scientists from home by making a bird feeder and bird watching.

Making a Coffee Filter Owl
Ashley shows us how to make a coffee filter into a cute owl.

Crafting a Greeting Card
Ashley explains how to make a home-made greeting card and why it can mean so much!