Understanding Your Brownie Team

 #6 Getting to Know a Girl Scout Brownie (continued)

 

 


  Emotional Characteristics

  • Mood may change from minute to minute
  • Need lots of praise and encouragement
  • React negatively to too much direction
  • Need help focusing their energy and enthusiasm
  • Enjoy playing in groups
  • Like doing things their own way
  • Need routine, structure and predictability
  • Begin social telephoning/emailing friends
  • Likes to help others

 Social Characteristics

  • Enjoy playing in groups
  • Like doing things their own way
  • Need routine, structure and predictability
  • Begin social telephoning/emailing friends
  • Likes to help other

 Physical Characteristics

  • Can throw a ball, skip, roller-skate, and jump rope
  • Can trace around a hand
  • Can draw rectangles, circles, squares and triangles
  • Can mold clay objects
  • Can produce letters and words

 Intellectual Characteristics

  • Begin to want more independence from family
  • Has an increased attention span
  • Better at controlling and concealing feelings
  • Begin to want more independence from family
  • Has an increased attention span
  • Better at controlling and concealing feelings