Meeting 4: Money Counts and 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 Money Counts 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 Money Counts leaves
o Cookie Activity materials
o Play money and large number of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters
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 leaves for each girl.
Greet, sign-in, and put on nametags.
Ask the girls what smart money choices they made since the last meeting.
Gather and greet each other with the Girl Scout handshake.
Say the Girl Scout Promise.
Ask each girl to share what she likes to do for fun.
Ask for requests for today’s song and sing.
In the Girl Scout Daisy Circle, review rules, assign kapers and talk about preparing to sell
“Today we are going to learn more about money and what it is worth, and get ready to
participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program Activity.
Discuss a little about what will happen at the Investiture Ceremony.
Ask the girls to pull out the Money Counts and Count It Up packets from the Girl’s
Read COIN-counting book by Roxanne Lanczak Williams
Play Cool Cash Bingo game.
Congratulate the girls for earning the Money Counts and Count It Up leaves.
Remind 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.