3 Cheers for Animals: Meeting 1

Meeting 1: Starting Our Animal Adventure

GOAL: Daisies identify ways they can care for animals.

SUPPLIES AND RESOURCES

  1. Picture of a bald eagle
  2. Garden patches for the Daisy leadership awards (one for each girl)
  3. Mural-size paper
  4. Newspaper
  5.  Paper Mache materials
  • Corn Starch
  • Hot and Cold Water(see page 32 Adult Guide)
  1. Shallow bowl or container
  2. Colored tissue paper and other decorative materials
  3. Markers, crayons, glue and assorted craft materials
  4. Large sheet of paper and marker (to jot down girls’ ideas)

Opening Ceremony: Animals Around the World (Bald Eagle: United States) (p. 29)

  • Once all the girls arrive, gather them in a circle, introduce yourself and explain that they are now in a Daisy Circle.

Get Creative: Team Animal Mural (p. 30)

  • Explain to Daisies that throughout this journey they will be learning about animals, and as they go along they’ll team up and place each animal on their Team Animal Mural.
  • Explain to the girls what a mural is and guide them to write “Our Animal Mural” (or another title) across the mural.

Get Creative: Building a Team Birdbath (p. 32)

  • Set up an area where girls can make Paper Mache.
  • Guide the girls in dipping and soaking the torn strips.

Closing Ceremony: Keeping the Girl Scout Promise