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Kidsday: Girl Scouts' good deeds

In Girl Scouts, we often put other people's needs before ours. We like to do good deeds. Here are some examples of some of the good deeds that we've done.

We sang at a nursing home. Everyone sang a couple of songs together and at the end everyone at the nursing home was smiling and clapping loudly.

We also donated books to the Ronald McDonald House. We donated more than 500 books. The kids were so happy.

Once the Girl Scouts surprised the teachers with cool decorations. We made tissue-paper flowers and paper roses for the teachers' luncheon in our school district. They enjoyed it very much.

Another time we helped younger Scouts make bath beads. They are beads of soap that you put under water and you crunch them and they feel and smell very good.

Last but not least, we had a garage and bake sale. We baked good desserts and sold things that were in good shape but which we didn't need any longer.

If you love helping people and participating in activities that are fun, you should join Girl Scouts. They work together to help people who aren't as fortunate as

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RATING: 41/2 out of 5

--Kidsday Reporter Cole Someck

CLASS OF THE WEEK: Thomas Hughes fifth-grade class, LAKEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Great Neck

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