my little ponyMy Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Badge

(Discover Knowledge)


By Megan Bond and Gina and Hailey Bennison


Preschool: Do 3 requirements including the 2 starred.


_____ 1.* Learn the 6 main My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic characters. Who is your favorite and why?


_____ 2.* Watch at least 3 episodes. Discuss them with your troop or family. What lessons did you learn?



Level 1: Do 4 requirements including the 2 starred.


_____ 1.* Do preschool requirements 1 & 2. Watch at least 4 episodes.


_____ 2.* Learn the cutie marks of the 6 main My Little Pony characters with the correct color and picture. What character trait does each represent and how are the 6 traits used in the elements of harmony? How are they different? Explain.


Level 2: Do 5 requirements including the 2 starred.


_____ 1.* Do Level 1 requirements 1 & 2. Watch at least 5 episodes.


_____ 2.* Learn all about the old generation My Little Pony show. When was it made? When did it stop? Watch 1 episode of the old show.


Level 3: Do 6 requirements including the 2 starred.


_____ 1. * Do Level 2 requirements 1 & 2. Watch at least 6 episodes.


_____ 2. * Look up pictures of all generations of My Little Pony. Write a detailed report about each generation, and how they're different.


Level 4: Do 7 requirements including the 2 starred.


_____ 1. * Do Level 3 requirements 1 & 2. Watch at least 7 episodes.


_____ 2.* My Little Pony was made for children, yet the newer TV series has caught the attention of teens and young adults. In detail, describe why you think they are attracted to the new series, and why they weren't so attracted to the original series.



Level 5: Do 8 requirements including the 2 starred
_____ 1. * Do Level 4 requirements 1 & 2. Watch at least 8 episodes.


_____ 2.* Teach someone how to do a skill from this badge or teach some knowledge about this badge to someone. You can teach kids, your spouse, seniors, anyone, just as long as you are sharing your new found knowledge. If for some reason you cannot teach what you have learned to someone else, you may choose an additional 2 optional requirements instead.




Optional requirements:


_____ 4. Identity a Unicorn, Pegasus, Earth Pony and Alicorn.


_____ 5. Read the My Little Pony books. (Preschool and Level 1 can have one book read to them, Level 2 read 2 books, Level 3 read 3 books, Level 4 read 4 books and Level 5 read 5 books). Make a poster with the lessons you learned from the books. Share with your troop or family.


_____ 6. Make a friendship card using the My Little Pony characters.


_____ 7. Earn a Character Trait badge attached to the Elements of Harmony (Laughter/Joy, Kindness, Loyalty, Generosity, Honesty, etc).
_____ 8. Learn about Spike. What animal is he? How did Twilight get him? What does he eat? How does he help Twilight?


_____ 9. Make your own My Little Pony friendship game. Play it with a friend or family member.


_____ 10. Have a My Little Pony friendship party. Make snacks, decorations, or games themed to the show.


_____ 11. Watch a My Little Pony Equestria Girls movie. What lessons did you learn?


_____ 12. Who are the Cutie Mark Crusaders? What are they trying to do? Who are the bullies? Why do you think getting a cutie mark is such a big deal to ponies?


_____ 13. The 6 main ponies each have a pet. What kind of animals are they and what are their names? Discuss which one you would want as a pet.


_____ 14. Play one of the My Little Pony video games.


_____ 15. Who are Princess Celestia and Princess Luna? What are their jobs? How did Princess Luna change to Nightmare Moon? How did she change back into Princess Luna? Who is Discord and who are the Changelings?


_____ 16. Learn what a Cutie Mark is and make your own original cutie mark. (Do not use one of the Cutie Marks found in My Little Pony). Share and explain it to your troop or family.


_____ 17. Write a report on each villain in My Little Pony. Write on how they are different, their reason for being evil, what their powers are, and what they look like. Also, note whether they were changed to good, imprisoned or destroyed.


_____ 18. Watch one generation 1 movie (Penguins and Otters only).


_____ 19. Make your own original pony with clay. Give it a name, a cutie mark and a personality.


_____ 20. Write a brief description of Spike's ancestors. What did they act like? Where did they live? How was their appearance different than Spike? Why is this?


_____ 21. Make a replica of the current Equestria map, including the names of villages, rivers and mountains.


_____ 22. Learn about which ponies they kept from the old show brought into the new show. Which characters did they not keep? Why do you think they kept the ones they did and didn't keep others?