5 great ideas to earn the Daisy Girl Scout Make the World a Better Place Petal

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As a Daisy Girl Scout, the girls will have the opportunity to earn 10 petals, 4 leaves and the center of the flower. Each Petal representing a different part of the Girl Scout Law. Today’s post is about the Make the World a Better Place Law. There is no right or wrong way to approach teaching your girls about the law to earn the petal, but for me I always try to follow the following pattern

  • Practice the Law
  • Be Creative (Law Craft)
  • Have some fun (Game related to law)
  • Put the Law into action
  • Optionally: If I have a song that relates to the law we will sing that as well.

In the Girl Scout Leader guide book it doesn’t give much in way of requirements for Daisy Girl Scouts, even though the Girl Scout guide book does not call for a specific number of things the girls have to complete to earn the petal I follow the above pattern with each of the petals.  I feel by doing multiple activities for each law it will help the girls to remember the values and laws they learned.


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Fun Make the World a Better Place Law Activities

One way to make the world a better place is be kind to nature. There are 100s of ways to make a bird feeder which girls can take home and put in back yard.  Here is a pile of ideas for inspiration: Click here

Be kind to others: Meals on Wheels help

Find out what your local area does to feed the needy, if they are a meals on wheels program see if girls can decorate the bags, or draw pictures to go along with the meals. Because being kind to others is a great way to make the world a better place.

Few ideas I shared on another blog

  • Decorate flower pot and plant flowers
  • Do a clean up at a beach
  • Color a smile program
  • Coloring page ideas
  • My review of the Daisy Petal Pack Kit from MakingFriends.com for Make the World a Better Place Law Daisy Petal

Read how to complete each of these activities for this petal on the GS Leader 411 Blog

Few Pinterest Finds you will love too…

Let’s Recycle sort game – Is a free printable you can use with your girls came from Lakeshore learning – click here for pdf
One of my favorite sites to visit is Using Resources Wisely. She is another amazing resource for you all to be sure to follow.  She shared 10 great ideas to help you earn the Make the World a Better Place Petal. Check them out here

What Do You Stand For? Character Building Card Game (Law Game)

If you have read some of the other blog post for petal ideas I share this over and over, because its so great. I found this on amazon a while back and let me tell you its a great way to get your girls talking, it has amazing scenarios to work through, there are many cards that will fit into the other Girl Scout Laws as well, so make sure to pick out the ones you want for the specific law you are working on. Get yours here: What Do You Stand For? Character Building Card Game

 

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My name is Jodi Carlson, I was a leader of a Girl Scout Troop and a Girl Scout for Total of 25 years. I was blessed with a Son in March of 2015 and stepped down as leader. I decided after 25 years I have so much to share with other leaders I choose to continue building this blog and its a way for me to stay connected to scouts. If you need a specific idea feel free to email me or leave a comment I bet in 25 years I did something that I can share.

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