Friday, April 17, 2015

Daisy Meeting 2: Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Session 1

For our second meeting we started to work on our Daisy Journey, "Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden".  I basically followed the Sample Session 1 of the Journey from the Adult Guide.

Meeting 2: Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden

Meeting at a Glance

Goal: To begin the first Daisy Journey

o Nametags
o Pen and sign-in/sign-out sheet
o Kaper chart
o Girl Scout Daisy, The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting
o Girl Scout Promise visual

Prepare Ahead:
o Have gardening supplies:  containers (yogurt cups), soil, seeds, scooping cup and watering can/cup.

Greet, sign-in, and put on name tags.

Color the "Color Me" pages in their Journey books.

Ask girls how they practiced being honest and fair since the last meeting.

Gather and welcome your guest community helper

Review how to make the Girl Scout sign and how the three fingers represent the three
parts of the Promise.

Practice saying the Girl Scout Promise.

Teach how to greet other Girl Scouts with the Girl Scout handshake (GGGS page 12)

Practice the handshake and being friendly by greeting each other and saying, “My Name

In the Girl Scout Daisy Circle, review rules, assign kapers and talk about being helpful.

Read the bios of the Garden Friends from the girls books and use the discussion guide from the Adult Guide. 

Read Chapter on of the Girls book and use the discussion guide from the Adult Guide.

First Planting:  a mini garden.  Have the girls plant seeds using the gardening supplies.  Explain that our leader will take them home and care for them in between meetings and will bring them back to each meeting so that we can see their progress.

Remind the girls of kapers and work together to leave the site better than you found it.

Form a Friendship Circle, sing “Goodbye, Daisies,” and do a friendship squeeze.

Collect nametags and sign-out.

Next meeting...Introduction to the Cookie Program and Making Choices & Count It Up Financial Literacy Badges.

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