Over the past few weeks, with no unit meetings to attend, members of Girlguiding IW have been undertaking several activities to keep busy.
Members of 11th Newport Guides (pictured)
have shown support for all Key Workers whilst other members across the Island have joined in with the ‘Rainbow’ campaign, joined in the ‘Bears in a Window’ campaign and supported other members of Girlguiding by placing a light in their windows every Sunday evening from 19-10 hours to 20-20 hours.
Those not so familiar with Girlguiding might wonder at the significance of these times. The Guide Movement was formed in 1910 and, although renamed Girlguiding, is thriving today in 2020.
As for those Teddy Bears in windows-A mass teddy bear hunt is under way around the World to help distract the millions of children locked down because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Teddy Bears are being placed in windows to give children a fun and safe activity while walking around their neighbourhoods with parents.
This hunt is inspired by the children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, written by UK author Michael Rosen.