Looking for meeting ideas for your Daisy Girl Scouts? We’ve got some fun, tasty, and decorative activities for you! Whether you’re a new troop leader or have years of experience under your belt, these activities give a boost to the Scout experience! Help build lifelong bonds of friendship between your Girl Scouts as they work together to earn their badges and complete their daisies.
1. S’Mores Trail Mix
Kick off your first Daisy Girl Scout meeting with a tasty snack! Have each girl add a scoop of an ingredient to the bowl. Make sure they stir the mixture before the next girl. As they create their snack, pass out paperwork, and grab emails from troop parents.
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2. Daisy Chain Bracelets
Create cute troop gifts with some felt flowers. Simply attach the flowers to bracelet bands. You can do it yourself or have the Girl Scouts help out. Have them gift a bracelet to another girl in the troop for a rewarding experience.
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3. Remember The Lie
Help your Scout troop remember the Girl Scout Promise and Law. Hold up a picture of an object and make up a lie about the picture. Pass the picture around and have each Daisy Scout add a new lie. Keep going until someone forgets a part of the lie!
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4. Honest and Fair Petal Craft
Add this activity on fairness to your meeting plan. Gather your Girl Scouts into groups of 3 or 4. Then give them a pile of beads, a plastic cup, and a pipe cleaner. Have them evenly divide the beads before stringing them into a bracelet.
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5. Scavenger Hunts
Add some adventure to the scout experience! Print and paste pictures of objects onto the side of a bag. Give each Daisy Girl Scout a bag and let them explore the natural world around them. Easily adaptable for field trips!
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6. Glow in the Dark Jars
Make the camping experience special for your Girl Scouts! This fun craft takes about 15 minutes. Simply paint some glow-in-the-dark paint to the sides of a glass jar. Attach a wire to the lid and then decorate your campsite with the new lamps!
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7. Paper Daisies
Center your meeting for Daisies around their badges. Cut out colored petals to match their uniform badges. As they glue the petals together, brainstorm activities they could do to earn each one!
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8. Daisy Ornaments
For a meeting during the holiday season, help your Daisy Scouts create these adorable ornaments. You can choose to paint the petals or use pre-made stickers. Add the girls’ names so everyone can find their special creations!
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9. Paper Mari Flowers
Put those old cupcake liners to use! Overlap the various colors and have your Scouts cut out flower shapes. Then attach a pipe cleaner for the flower stem. Read the story of Mari and her volunteering work to inspire your Scouts to do the same!
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10. Blinged-Out Cookie Booths
Cookie sales are a central part of the Girl Scouting experience! Boost your sales and let your girls express their creativity by decorating your booth. Create signs that share prices, describe the cookies, or show your troop’s activities over the year. Keep the decorations lightweight for easy transport.
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11. Respecting Myself and Others’ Activity
Teach your Daisy Girl Scouts valuable lessons about respecting themselves and others by creating snowflakes. Show the Scouts how to fold and cut out shapes. Afterward, have the Scouts share their snowflakes and discuss what makes them special!
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