May I please start out with a Thinking Day PSA: Norway is NOT Frozen!
Start off your Thinking Day experience by learning facts about Norway and you can compare the fictional Arendelle with the real Norway.
Girl Scouts in Norway:
Speidernes Fellesorganisasjon is the national scouting organization. They have an English language site here.
The Norwegian Guide and Scout Association (NSF) was founded in 1978 when two other scouting groups combined, but scouting in Norway dates to 1910.
Today the Norwegian Scout Association has 20,000 members. The age levels are:
- beavers (age 6 to 8)
- cubs/brownies (age 8-10)
- scouts/guides (age 10-16)
- rovers (age 16-25)
- leaders (age 16 and above).
The Norwegian scout promise is:
- Make Kringler (a New Year’s breakfast treat)
- Try lingonberry jelly. (Some groceries carry it, or save time and order lingonberry jelly online)
- Learn about Rosemaling, the traditional folk paint of Norway. If you don’t have time to try Rosemaling, try this Rosemaling coloring sheet.
- Play Hull I Hatten (“Hole in the Hat”)
- Learn Norwegian Children’s Songs.
- Make Scandinavian tiles
- Change Norway Flag Toothpicks into safety-pin swaps.
What other Thinking Day ideas do you have for Norway? Share your ideas and pins below!
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You can get lingonberry jelly at Ikea to try!