(Discover the Home)
by Megan & Christopher Lundquist, Troop 159
Preschool: Do three requirements including the two starred *
Level 1: Do four requirements including the two starred *
Level 2: Do five requirements including the two starred *
Level 3: Do six requirements including the two starred *
Level 4: Do seven requirements including the two starred *
Level 5: Do nine requirements including the two starred *
_____1.* What is a marshmallow made of? What other names is it known by?
_____2.* Use marshmallows in a recipe.
_____3.* OWLS -
_____4. Try different flavors of marshmallows. How many different flavors can you find at the grocery store?
_____5. With adult supervision, make homemade marshmallows and compare them to store bought. Which taste better? Can you make them healthier?
_____6. Make a craft using marshmallows, such as marshmallow snowmen or robots.
_____7. Create a marshmallow shooter or catapult. How can you improve it?
_____8. Use marshmallows in your schoolwork. For example, make molecule models out of marshmallows or use mini's to spell words for your spelling homework.
_____9. Earn the S'mores badge at your level.
_____10. Find out the history behind marshmallows. Who made the first marshmallows? What were they used for before they were just a sweet treat?
_____11. With adult supervision, roast marshmallows over a campfire. Compare these to uncooked marshmallows. Which do you like best? Survey your friends and family members: Do they like it burned, golden brown, or uncooked? Plot your results.
_____12. Try marshmallow creme. You could make a fluff-a-nutter sandwich (peanut butter and marshmallow creme).
_____13. Take a tour of a factory where marshmallows are made. Or, watch it online here.
_____14. Use marshmallows in a community service project. For example, use them in a recipe to give away as gifts, or to sell for a fundraiser. A fun idea is taking a mason jar and putting in hot cocoa mix, mini marshmallows, and a cute stirring stick.