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What is a sit upon?

Last Updated: 8th March, 2020

An essential Girl Scout tradition is making a sit-upon. A sit-upon is a homemade waterproof cushion. They are easy to make and I remember using them every time we did any activity while sitting on the bare ground, which most often was damp or scattered with uncomfortable sticks and pebbles.

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In this manner, how do you make a newspaper sit upon?

Newspaper Sit-upon

  1. Step 1: Materials. This is easy:
  2. Step 2: Prepare Strips. Tear full-size pages in half.
  3. Step 3: Begin the Weave. Lay a strip down.
  4. Continue weaving the strips until you have four vertical and four horizontal (more vocabulary enrichment!), woven over and under.
  5. Step 5: Finish the Edges.
  6. Step 6: Enjoy.
  7. 6 Discussions.

Secondly, what are Girl Scout swaps? SWAPS: Girl Scouts often make small tokens of friendship to exchange with the Girl Scouts they meet while traveling. These little gifts are called ”SWAPS,” which stands for “Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere.”

One may also ask, how do you make duct tape sit ups?

Start by covering the seams of the cloth bag with duct tape, folding the tape over the edges to help waterproof it. When taping the top of the bag, cut pieces of tape to fit around the bag's handles. Once the edges are sealed, use strips of duct tape to decorate the outside of your sit-upon.

What do the 3 fingers mean in Girl Scouts?

As a member of WAGGGS, the Girl Scouts of the USA use the three-fingered sign at shoulder height. The three fingers represent the person's own spiritual beliefs, other people and the Girl Scout Law. This differs from the 1913 version where the first finger represented God and Country.

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