With the Cookie Program right around the corner we started on our Financial Literacy badges.
Meeting 9: Making Choices & Count It Up Financial Literacy
Meeting at a Glance
Goal: Girls will know more about what money is worth and learn about/prepare for the
Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity.
Toward the Award: Earn the Making Changes and Count It Up leaves.
o Pen and sign-in/sign-out sheet
o Kaper chart
o Girl Scout Daisy, The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting
o Making Choices & Count It Up leaves
o Cookie Activity materials
o Toy Drive Fun Badges
o Box to collect toys
o Pens and paper
o Select a game to play or learn the “Daisy Scout Song.”
o Select an activity from the Cookie Activity materials
o Purchase the 2 leaves for each girl.
Greet, sign-in, and put on nametags.
Collect toys for Toy Drive. Since we are discussing needs vs. wants and it is our last before Christmas we had each girl bring a new, unwrapped, toy that we donated to Toys for Tots.
Gather and greet each other with the Girl Scout handshake.
Say the Girl Scout Promise.
In the Girl Scout Daisy Circle, review rules, assign kapers and talk about preparing to sell
“Today we are going to learn more about needs and wants, and get ready to
participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity.
Ask the girls to pull out the Making Choices and Count It Up packets from the Girl’s Guide.
Complete the steps to understand the difference between needs and wants and goal setting.
Get in the Daisy Circle and say the Law so far.
Congratulate the girls for earning the Making Choices and Count It Up leaves.
Remind girls of kapers and work together to leave the site better than you found it
Form a Daisy Circle and discuss how we can budget some money to help others by
reaching our Cookie Program Activity goal.
Form a Friendship Circle, sing, “Goodbye, Daisies,” and do a friendship squeeze.
Hand out the Cookie Program Activity Materials.
Collect nametags and sign-out.
Snack Time: Girl Scout Cookie tasting.
Next meeting...Money Counts and Talk It Up Financial Literacy Badges.