As a Daisy leader, it can sometimes be difficult to come up activities for each of the petals. Over the last 10 years, I have had multiple Daisy groups; this week I want to share what I have done with my girls to earn the green petal: “Using Resources Wisely“. A great place to start is to … [Read more...] about Using Resources Wisely Daisy Petal
Guest Post: Submitted by Girl Scout Troop Leader Katie Faris from Troop 628 in Louisville, KY We have a large multi-level Girl Scout troop of Brownies and Daisies. Last spring we decided to do something totally crazy, invite Dads to go camping with us! This was something one of my co-leaders … [Read more...] about Dad and Daughter Girl Scout Campout
Brownie Girl Scout Troop 65026 from Danvers, Massachusetts led by Allison MacDonald, Maryann Owen, and Niki Mather made tie-dye t-shirts and "Bum kits" to celebrate a great year and a great troop. The shirts were made for all the girls in the Girl Scout troop and the leaders. We wore the shirts to a … [Read more...] about Camping Sit-Upon Buckets “Bum Kits”
Question from a Girl Scout Leader: Daisy Leader writes: I am a second year Daisy leader and have 7 girls returning this year and 7 new girls joining. Last year we focused on the petal set, so all my returning girls have earned all their petals. What do I do this year so that the returning girls … [Read more...] about 16 Ideas – 2nd Year as a Daisy Girl Scout What Now?
Letting go and Let the Girls Lead One of the hardest things a Girl Scout leader faces is finding that balance of knowing when to stop planning and letting the girls decide what they want to do. We are told that when the girls start as Daisies it should be more girl scout leader led planning and … [Read more...] about Girl Led Planning in Scouts
Bridging to the next level of Girl Scouts is a huge event. Two years ago when my 9 little First Grade Daisy girls were getting ready to bridge to the next Girl Scout level, we went all out. We had the girls’ bridge over a little wooden bridge over a small stream. We included songs, reciting the … [Read more...] about Getting Ready To Bridge to Next Scout Level
Are you are a Daisy leader looking for new exciting ideas to help your girls earn their Daisy Petals? Look no further! I want to share what I have done with my girls to earn the yellow petal: “Friendly and Helpful “ I would love to hear your ideas as well, comment to this post or send me a email at … [Read more...] about Friendly and Helpful Daisy Petal
I have received many requests from new Daisy leaders wanting additional assistance with the petals Daisy Girl Scouts can earn. This weeks post is about the red petal: “Courageous and Strong” A great place to start is to purchase the Petal Pack Complete from Making friends. It is a complete set of … [Read more...] about Courageous and Strong Daisy Petal