Between Earth and Sky: Meeting 2

Meeting 2: The Road Trip Begins

Goal: Girls continue to explore what makes them unique as they start to consider the feelings of their sister Daisies and expand their knowledge of shapes in nature.

Supplies and Resources:

  • Paper and crayons or markers, enough for all girls
  • Materials for Create Your Own Car, see page 52 of the adult guide
  • Soil samples for The Sweet Smell of soil activity
  • Copy of the blue bucket on page 55 of the adult guide
  • Color poems, found at the end of this guide

Note:

Since this meeting focuses on colors, bring a variety of brightly colored fruits and vegetables, cut into Daisy sized pieces, for snack. You might also bring different flavored dips for the girls to try with their colorful snacks.

Opening:

  • Invite them to flip through their books and find pictures they like.
  • Get started on the team journey poster, refer to pages 36 and 48 of the adult guide.

Opening Ceremony: Have a Great Trip and How Are You Feeling? (p. 51)

  • The girls will learn how to say “Have a great trip” in French, and then add this to their luggage tags/bookmarks.

Activity: Create Your Own Car (p. 52)

Role Play: How I Help My friends

  •  The girls will pair up and do some role playing. (p. 52)

Color Poems

  • Read the color poems out loud, or let the girls take turns reading them.

 Activity: A Walk in Nature to Find Colors (p. 53)

  • Before going outside, make a list of all the girls’ favorite colors.

Activity: The Sweet Smell of Soil

  • If possible, have a guest come and talk about different types of soil. This person can be a farmer, gardener, or just someone who loves the outdoors. (p. 53)

Closing Ceremony: I think you’re feeling…