There are many ways to thank the Guiders you work with for the great things they do in Guiding.
Informal Gifts of Thanks are fun ways to show gratitude at meetings, for special occasions, or just because your Guiders are AWESOME!
Below are some ideas and resources to get you started.
SHARE your own ideas for posting here! Email Audrey Wang, Lougheed Area Awards Adviser.
HI_Chews

“HI-CHEWS” You Thanks

Download Printable Tag (PDF)

  • Large quantities of HI-CHEW candies can be purchased at Costco. At the time these were created (November 2017), a package cost $7.49.
  • Smaller quantities can be purchased at T&T, your local Korean Supermarket, and local grocery store.
Pudding

Thanks for “PUDDING” Your Heart into Guiding

Download Printable Labels (PDF)
Learn How to Fold a Napkin Pocket
Supplies:

  • Pudding Cup
  • Ribbon
  • Plastic Spoon
  • Napkin
  • Sheet of 30 Mailing Labels
WaterCounter

Summertime Water Counter Thanks

Download Printable Tag (PDF)
Learn How to Make a Water Counter

Supplies can be purchased at your local Dollar Store:

  • Rubber Band (to stretch around a water bottle)
  • Decorative Cording or String
  • Pony Beads or Large Glass Beads
Thanks a Latte

Thanks A Latte

Download Printable Tag for a Budget Meeting (PDF)
Download Printable Tag for General Guiding Purposes (PDF)
Supplies:

  • Starbucks VIA Instant Coffee OR any other small package of instant coffee
  • Can be bought at any Starbucks, Safeway or Costco.
BathBomb

You’re the Bomb Thanks

Download Printable Double-sided Tag (PDF)
Learn How to Make DIY Bath Bombs
Supplies:

  • 1 cup Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Citric Acid (Sold at Bulk Barn)
  • 1/2 cup Epsom Salts
  • 1 tsp. Water
  • 2 tsp. Essential Oil
  • 3 tsp. Oil (Olive Oil)
  • Food Coloring (any color you want)
  • Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Jar
  • Bath Bomb / Soap Mold OR Muffin Tin
GoldFish

You Are O”FISH”ally The Best Thanks

Download Printable Tag (PDF)
Supplies:

  • Small package of Goldfish Crackers
  • Larger quantities can be bought at Costco.
RainbowThanks

Rainbow in Storms Thanks

Download Printable Labels (PDF)
Supplies can be purchased at your local Dollar Store and Michaels:

  • White Felt (two Cloud shapes)
  • Wide Rainbow Ribbon (3” folded in half)
  • White Embroidery Thread to sew pieces together (or can glue together)
  • Safety Pin
  • Fine Black Felt to draw face
  • Blush or Pink Chalk to colour cheeks
Mars

Out of This World Thanks

Download Printable Tag (PDF)
Supplies:

  • Halloween is the best time to buy snack-sized candy bars
RubberBand

Rubber Band S-T- R-E- T-C- H Thanks

Download Printable Tag for a Budget Meeting (PDF)
Download Printable Tag for General Guiding Purposes (PDF)
Supplies can be purchased at your local Dollar Store:

  • Rubber Band
Pineapple

Pineapple Year-End Thanks

Download Printable Labels (PDF)
Handmade pineapple keychains. However, you can find any “pineapple” item to use.
Supplies can be purchased at your local Dollar Store and Michaels:

  • Yellow / Light Green / Dark Green Felt
  • Gold Wire Ribbon (stretched to give pineapple pattern)
  • Stuffing (used leftover yarn)
  • Key Ring
  • Ribbon
  • Hand-sewn together