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Daisy Program Ideas

Program Ideas and Adaptations for Daisies

With you by their side, your Daisies will make new friends and grow their sense of wonder this troop year! Spark their imagination with these fun and easy badges and activities, adapted for both virtual or safe in-person meetings. We’ll be adding content throughout the year, so bookmark this page and check back often!

How to use these resources:
Daisy Intro Meeting

Welcome parents and caregivers, as girls earn the Daisy Promise Center.

PURPOSE:

Daisies earn the Promise Center by saying the Girl Scout Promise and talking about what it means to them in this meeting.

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

  • Video demonstration: Help girls learn the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
 
  • Parent Interest Survey: Have parents fill out this survey to find out what interests they have and would be willing to share with your troop!
  • Parent Meeting Script: This is a great tool to use when conducting your first parent meeting. 
  • Girl Scout Promise and Law Activities: Here are some fun ways to incorporate the Promise and Law. 
Good Neighbor Badge

Daisies find out how they can help their communities by being a good neighbor.

PURPOSE:

When girls have earned this badge, they'll know more about the communities they belong to and how the people in their communities work together to be good neighbors. 

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Explore your school
2. Discover your city or town
3. See what makes your state special

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 2 of this badge.
 

We are excited to begin offering a new type of Girl Scouts at-home program for troops- the VIP (Virtual Interactive Program) Experience. VIP offers a personalized, hands-on troop program that is facilitated by our P2P program staff at a time and day that will work for all your girls. Good Neighbor is on our take-out menu! Click here to request a VIP Troop Experience. 

If you just have a couple of girls wanting to complete this badge, they can sign up for our virtual badge programs for individual girls on their own. All virtual badge workshops can be found on our online calendar

Zinni and Sunny Petals

Daisies earn two petals by making a mural based on two stories.

PURPOSE:

When they've earned their Zinni & Sunny petals, Daisies will know how to be considerate and caring, just like Zinni the Zinnia, as well as friendly and helpful like Sunny the Sunflower.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Talk about "Zinni's Story" and “Sunny’s Story”
2. Come up with ideas of how to be like Zinni
3. Make a mural based on "Sunny's Story" with your Daisy friends
4. Practice being considerate and caring
5. Practice being friendly and helpful

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead the Sunny petal.
 

We are excited to begin offering a new type of Girl Scouts at-home program for troops- the VIP (Virtual Interactive Program) Experience. VIP offers a personalized, hands-on troop program that is facilitated by our P2P program staff at a time and day that will work for all your girls. The Zinni and Sunny petals are on our take-out menu! Click here to request a VIP Troop Experience. 

If you just have a couple of girls wanting to complete this badge, they can sign up for our virtual badge programs for individual girls on their own. All virtual badge workshops can be found on our online calendar

Toy Business Designer Badge

Daisies will have some fun getting into the toy business.

PURPOSE:

When they’ve earned this badge, Daisies will have come up with an idea for a toy, designed it, made it better, and shared it—just like an entrepreneur! 

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Come up with an idea for a toy 
2. Make your idea even better 
3. Pitch your idea

PLAN YOUR MEETING:

  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 1 of this badge. 
 

 

Space Science Explorer Badge

Daisies explore and observe the sky like real space scientists.

PURPOSE:  

When girls have earned this badge, they’ll have explored and observed the Sun, Moon, and stars. 

PLAN YOUR MEETING​:

  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 2 of this badge.
 
Count it Up Leaf

Daisies learn how much coins and bills are worth.

PURPOSE:

When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how their cookie money adds up. 

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Find out what cookies cost 
2. Learn about different kinds of cookies
3. Set a sales goal 

PLAN YOUR MEETING​:

  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 3 of this leaf.
 
Money Counts Leaf

Daisies find out about money, including how they can use it to buy things and how they can use it to help other people too.  

PURPOSE:

When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know more about money and what it's worth.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Understand different kinds of coins
2. Know more about paper money
3. Find out the cost of fun

PLAN YOUR MEETING​:

  • Video Demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 1 of this leaf.
Think Like An Engineer Journey

Daisies find out how engineers use Design Thinking to solve problems and plan a Take Action project that helps others.

PURPOSE:

When girls have earned this award, they’ll know how engineers use Design Thinking to solve problems.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Find out how engineers use Design Thinking to solve problems.
2. Do three hands-on design challenges: design and build a fairy house, a car powered by air, and a way to get across a canyon.
3. Plan a Take Action project that helps others. If you're a Girl Scout volunteer, go to Volunteer Toolkit for complete meeting plans and activity instructions. 

PLAN YOUR MEETING​:


 

Coming in February 2021

  • World Thinking Day
  • Rosie Petal
  • Tula Petal
  • Trail Adventure
  • Outdoor Art Maker
  • Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey
 

Find even more adapted activities in the Volunteer Toolkit—just look for the “Virtual” icon! Browse Award and Badge Explorer to see all of the badges, Journeys, and awards that will excite your Daisies!