Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Troop Program Ideas: Cardboard Tube Party Poppers

Happy Troop Tuesday! Need a few quick activities for your next troop meeting? Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council's Troop Program Ideas, published in the months between the Golden Link, gives Daisy, Brownie and Junior troop leaders fun ideas for games, songs, crafts, snacks and ceremonies to use throughout the year.

Cardboard Tube Party Poppers are the perfect craft idea to celebrate your next occasion. Whether it's a Girl Scout's birthday or a ceremony, share with girls how much you care with this fun craft idea. 

You will need: toilet paper tubes, wrapping paper, tissue paper, scissors, tape, ribbon, small trinkets, candy and notes. 

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How to: Cut tissue paper large enough to go around roll and hand over edges about 2 inches. Cut wrapping paper in the same manner, but only let hang over about 1 1/2 inch to 1 3/4 inches. Next, cut toilet paper roll in half. Fill each side with fillings. Place two halves of toll back together as if you hadn't cut them and then wrap them with the tissue and wrapping paper. Tape together. Take lengths of ribbon and GENTLY tie around end of paper. DO NOT pull too tightly as it will rip you paper. Curl ribbon and fringe ends of paper. To open popper the recipients needs only to hold the ends and "pop" open!

For more Troop Program Ideas read the latest issue of the Golden Link or visit us at www.gssjc.org and go to the My Council publications webpage.