Informal (Fun) Appreciation Awards
Brought to you via Neil
Savage's "Appreciating Girl Scout/Guide
- Bear. For bearing up under
pressure (plastic bear with a tire gauge, mounted)
- Ball. For being 'on the
ball'; we had a ball (styrofoam ball with pipe cleaner
person on top; ball of any kind, mounted)
- Banana. For having the
greatest a-peal (wax or plasitic banana, mounted)
- Bean. You've been (bean)
wonderful! (lima or other large bean, mounted)
- Best Foot Forward. Wooden
ruler; sock with the toe cut off)
- Big Heart. For real
dedication (red heart pillow or red heart candy box)
- Bounce. For one who
bounced back and softened our hearts (sheet of fabric
- Cheer. Box of Cheer
- Covered the Topic. For a
workshop presenter (large platic lid)
- Crutch. For being someone
we can always lean on.
- Dog. For someone worked
like a dog (dog biscuit or rubber bone, mounted)
- Eggs. For an eggs-cellent
job or an eggs-citing idea (egg shells or plastic egg,
- Eye-opening Performance.
Box of tooth picks.
- Eyes on U. We're keeping
our eyes on you (button or googly eyes mounted on a large
felt letter "U")
- Fizz. For adding pizazz to
our undertaking (container of Alka Seltzer tables,
- Football. For being
willing to tackle the job (toy football)
- Fresh Air. For bringing a
fresh approach (roll of mints or Certs)
- Funny Bone. For
entertaining us; resolving a situation with humor
(feather mounted to a rubber/plastic/real bone)
- Hat's Off. Our hats are
off to you (real hat; toy hat, mounted)
- Head and Shoulders Above
the Rest. Upper part of plastic doll mounted above a
piece of wood so the head is about the wood.
- Helping Hand. Outline of a
hand traced on construction paper, mounted; stuffed glove
on a dowel)
- Ice Cream. For someone who
can lick any job (cotton wadding in sugar/wafer ice cream
- Knocked Yourself Out.
Small hammer or mini bat, mounted.
- Knot. For someone who tied
it all together (square or over-hand knot sprayed gold,
- Key. You've been the key
to our success.
- Lollipop. See Ice Cream
Award (large sucker, mounted)
- Marbles. For a marble-ous
job; (bag of marbles; two or three marbles, mounted)
- Million Thanks. Play money
in denominations adding up to $1,000,000.
- Needle and Thread. For
keeping is in stiches.
- N'ice Job. Box of N'ice
- Noteworthy. Small notepad,
- Nuts. We're nuts about
you; you had to be nuts to take on this task (bag of
nuts; 2 or 3 nuts, mounted, large walnut on a string)
- Plunger. For plunging
right in (small sink plunger)
- Raisin Pay. For the
deserving ones (a pyramid of raisins, glued to a backing)
- Record-breaker. Split
vinyl record, mounted.
- Ringy-Dingy. For phone
bank organizer (plastic toy phone; two cans on a string)
- Right Arm. Cardboard arm
with hand in the Scout sign; doll's right arm.
- Right Foot. For starting
us off right (outline of a foot traced on construction
- Rock. Mounted
- Rose. You rose to the
occassion (artificial or ribbon rose)
- Rubber Band. For banding
us together; expanding our knowledge; showing
- Scout Spirit. Make a
ball-and-rag ghost doll.
- Seashell. For a 'shell' of
a good job (large seashell, mounted)
- Shining Example. Mirror,
mylar, or metal foil
- Spark. For someone who
supplied the spark to get the project going (spark plug,
mounted; Independence Day sparkler, mounted)
- Spoon. For a banquet
organizer (wooden spoon, mounted)
- Stake. For those with
commitment-a stake in the Scouting program (a tent stake;
certificate for steak dinner)
- Static Guard. The 'static'
has vanished since you joined the group.
- Stuck With It. A roll of
tape; glue stick.
- T-rific. Golf tee or tea
- Target. For keeping us on
target, making our target (facsimile archery target,
- Toilet Paper. For managing
the all-important paperwork.
- Toothpick. Appologize for
- Trix. For utilizing your
bag of tricks (Trix cereal in a bag)
- Udderly Fabulous. Blown up
- Welcome Aboard. Strip of
wood with word "Welcome" painted on it.
- Well Done. Burnt slice of
toast, perserved and mounted
- Whale. For a whale of a
job (toy plastic whale, mounted)