Egypt | World Thinking Day Ideas
Troop 934 shows off their Egyptian costumes for Thinking Day.
The Nile is not just a river in Egypt. It is the longest river in the world (more than 4,000 miles). Girl Scouts who focus on Egypt for Thinking Day will come across this and more facts, but they will REMEMBER the FUN they had dressing up in their Thinking Day costumes, pretending to be Queen Cleopatra and “walking like an Egyptian.”
Fun Fact: Ancient Egyptians loved board games perhaps the most popular was a game of chance known as “Senet”.
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Cardboard models or even posters of King Tut’s sarcophagus and the Great Sphinx will make perfect Thinking Day decorations for Egypt. But the other troops will really crowd around your Thinking Day booth to take a turn at knocking down and rebuilding the great pyramids with Jenga blocks.
A tasty Egyptian snack for Thinking Day is baladi flat bread with baba ghanoush or tahini dip.
For an Egyptian craft, offer jewelry making or drawing hieroglyphics, perhaps on small paper-mache boxes.
For a SWAP idea, consider making Egyptian Mummy pins.
Fun Fact- Songwriter Liam Sternberg got the idea for the Bangles #1 hit song when he was on a ferry boat, and saw people struggling to keep their balance. The way they held out their arms and jerked around made it look like they were doing Egyptian movements.
Additional ideas can also be found in Middle East Countries / World Thinking Day Ideas.