I love Shrinkles. Strange plasticky paper you can draw on which, when you cook it shrinks to a much smaller size and becomes hard plastic.
Genius – and Brownies and Guides love it.
After we made jam tarts, we had time at Guides to make some camp blanket badges featuring campfires, out of Shrinkles. The uncooked drawing went home with the girls and I’m not sure whether I will get to see them finished.
However, my own Brownie and Guide brought one home and I did one too:
We hole punched holes round the edge so that we had a way of sewing them on our blankets later, then followed the instructions and made them small
We are very chuffed with them. I have sprayed them with a varnish in case cooking isn’t enough to stop them fading in use. They are now in my pile of badges to sew on…. but that’s a whole other post!