5 Easy To Follow Ideas To Earn The Daisy Use Resources Wisely Petal

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As a Daisy Scout, your girls will have the opportunity to earn 10 flower petals, 4 leaves and the center of the flower. Each Petal representing a different value the girls should be living by. Today’s post is about the “Use Resources Wisely” petal.

There is no wrong way to earn the petal, but I want to share with you a pattern that I follow when working with girls on petals

  • Practice using resources wisely
  • Be Creative (Craft)
  • Get Moving (Game)
  • Put Honest and Fair into action (service project or real life experience)
  • Optionally: If I have a song that relates to the petal we will sing that as well.

Today I want to share a few ideas to get you started.

Petal Fairy Garden Adventure Activity Booklets

First I want to introduce you to the Petal Fairy Garden Adventure family, which are 10 flower fairies ready to help your Daisies earn their petals. Your girls will go on a garden adventure helping their petal fairy friends plant their fairy flowers, water their fairy gardens, and learn how to put the value into action one activity at a time.

Everything is planned for you all you have to do is gather the supplies listed at the top of each petal section and enjoy running your meeting. If you are looking for a fun new way to help your Daisies fulfill the requirements for the petals and flower center, check out the Daisy Petal Fairies Leader Booklet and Activity Booklets for each girl. There are a number of options to fit into your troops budget including printing leader booklets at home or have them mailed to your house, as well as options for girls activity booklets.  Learn more and get yours today!


Other Fun Use Resources Wisely Activities

Explaining to your girls what Reduce, Recycle, Reuse means

Reduce means using only what you need. (Like the water when brushing your teeth.)
Reuse means using something more than once. (Like drinking from a washable water bottle instead of plastic ones that would melt in the dishwasher if you tried to wash them.)
Recycle means turning something old into something new. (such as a plastic bottle.)

Recycling Song

Sung to “Row Row Row Your Boat”
Save, save, save your papers,
throw them in the bin,
We can help to save the Earth if we all pitch in.
Save, save, save your bottles,
throw them in the bin,
We can help to save the Earth if we all pitch in.
Save, save, save your cans,
throw them in the bin,
We can help to save the Earth if we all pitch in.
Save, save, save your plastics,
throw them in the bin,
We can help to save the Earth if we all pitch in

Few Pinterest Finds you will love too…

GS can decorate light switch covers to remind them to turn out the lights and save electricity!
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 Use Resources Wisely Petal. Check them out here

Few ideas I shared on another blog

  • Girl Scout Daisy craftRecycle Snack activity
  • Recycle party, Pirate Parrot craft
  • Recycle in my Home Song
  • Recycle oatmeal box monster craft
  • My review of the Daisy Petal Pack Kit from MakingFriends.com for Use Resources Wisely Daisy Petal

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

What Do You Stand For? Character Building Card Game (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 petals as well, so make sure to pick out the ones you want for the specific petal 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 am a mom, wife, & web designer and come with 25 years of GS experience. I am now sharing my experiences and helping other Girl leaders be great and successful and shape today’s girls to be the leaders of tomorrow. I was blessed with a Son in March of 2015 and stepped down as a full time girl leader, but missed planning and volunteering, so I decided after 25 years I have so many ideas to inspire girls and help leaders so I choose to build this blog and it has grown into a resource beyond GS, I am reaching girl leaders in many organizations.

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    • Hi Amber I am working on a bundle kit – petal fairy set with everything you need – will be available in month or so – before new GS year starts!

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