Wind Socks


Take a rectangle of bristol board (or any stiff paper) and glue colorful streamers to one long edge. Staple the short edges together, and add string for a handle. You can decorate the rectangle with markers, stickers, paint... My brownies loved them. They are very easy to make and inexpensive too!

Contributed by:
Sheila Berdan
111th Brownies, London, Ontario, Canada


We also made wind socks with Brownies, but we used the top rim of a plastic drinking cup in place of the bristol board. The Brownies needed help in cutting the cups, particularly the younger ones (Brownies are 7-10 years old in the UK), but otherwise it was very easy. They loved playing with them, and played for ages!

Contributed by:
Liz Watts
Girl Scouts of Tres Condados Council, California, USA
Former Brownie Guider and County Hillwalking Adviser, England


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