We did the Special Days badge last week. Hey - Leap Year only happens once a year, so why not have them work on it now?
We first talked about different Special Days for all of us. Birthdays, anniversaries, first and last days of school, holidays etc. Then we split into two groups.
Brown Owl and Tawny Owl talked to the girls about China, and made a Chinese lantern.
Sparkle Owl and I took the other group. Sparkle Owl is from the Lakes district in the UK - I spent three years in India. We had pictures of our travels and talked about special days that happen in those countries. Sparkle Owl talked about Guy Fawkes day and recited the rhyme "Remember Remember" and I talked about Holi. If you're looking to talk to your girls about those holidays, search terms "India, Holi" or "England, Guy Fawkes" on Youtube!
Then we switched!
The girls got to vote on how they'd like to celebrate their "bonus day" in 2016. They decided leap frog was the best idea on how to celebrate leap day. So we played leap frog.