Daisies earn up to ten petals as they learn about living the Girl Scout Law. To earn a petal, the Daisy does an activity teaching her about that particular aspect of the law.
The center of the Daisy Flower is the Promise Center. To earn her Promise Center a Daisy can:
- Make a circle. You can make it with your Daisy friends and Girl Scout adults, or even with your family.
- Say the Girl Scout Promise.
- Talk about what the Promise means to you.
1. Talk about “Lupe’s Story”
2. Act out the story with your Daisy friends — each girl can take a different part
3. Practice being honest and fair
When I’ve earned my Lupe Petal, I will know how to be honest and fair, just like Lupe the Lupine.
Girls earn their light blue petal by learning that Girl Scouts are Honest and Fair. They might play a game and discuss the importance of following the rules, taking turns, and not cheating.
1. Enjoy “Sunny’s Story,” then talk about it
2. Make a mural based on “Sunny’s Story” with your Daisy friends
3. Practice being friendly and helpful
When I’ve earned my Sunny Petal, I will know how to be friendly and helpful, just like Sunny the Sunflower.
Daisies earn their yellow petal by learning that a Girl Scout is Friendly and Helpful. They can help out in their community via a service project, be welcoming to a new scout, work with a new friend on a short project, or find a way to brighten the days of the people around them.
1. Talk about “Zinni’s Story”
2. Come up with ideas of how to be like Zinni
3. Practice being considerate and caring
When I’ve earned my Zinni petal, I will know how to be considerate and caring, just like Zinni the Zinnia.
Girls earn the light green petal by learning that Girl Scouts are Considerate and Caring. They might visit a retirement home to spread holiday cheer or they might wrap Toys-for-tots.
This petal may be earned as part of the Between Earth and Sky Journey.
1. Talk about “Tula’s Story”
2. Make an art gallery celebrating women who are courageous and strong
3. Practice being courageous and strong
When I’ve earned my Tula petal, I will know how to be courageous and strong, just like Tula the Tulip.
Girls earn their red petal by learning that Girl Scouts are Courageous and Strong. They might go on an outdoor adventure such as a hike or camping trip, learn about strong female role models, or give a presentation to an outside group.
1. Talk about “Mari’s Story”
2. With your Daisy friends, act out different ways to be responsible during the day — from the time you wake up to the time you go to bed!
3. Practice being responsible for what you say and do
When I’ve earned my Mari petal, I will know how to be responsible for what I say and do, just like Mari the Marigold.
This petal can be earned on the Flower Garden Journey when girls earn their Watering Can Award by committing to care for their garden or during cookie season by committing to a sales goal. Other suggestions include having the girls assign out kapers (chores) for meetings.
1. Talk about “Gloria’s Story”
2. Invite an older Girl Scout to talk to your group about ways to respect yourself and others
3. Practice respecting yourself and others
When I’ve earned my Gloria petal, I will know how to respect myself and others, just like Gloria the Morning Glory.
Daisies earn their purple petal when they understand that Girl Scouts Respect Themselves and Others. The girls might learn about taking care of themselves. They might put together an award ceremony to recognize their scouting achievements and learn that even if they aren’t earning an award themselves, they still need to celebrate the accomplishments of their sister scouts.
1. Talk about “Gerri’s Story”
2. Visit someone who has authority in your community, such as a police officer, firefighter, or your school principal
3. Practice respecting authority
When I’ve earned my Gerri petal, I will know how to respect authority, just like Gerri the Geranium.
Girls earn their magenta petal when they understand that Girl Scouts Respect Authority. They might listen attentively to a guest speaker and then give their guest a thank you card. They might visit the police station or talk to another authority figure.
1. Talk about “Clover’s Story”
2. Make a collage using old magazines or postcards
3. Practice being resourceful
When I’ve earned my Clover petal, I will know how to use resources wisely, just like Clover.
Daisies earn their green petal by learning that Girl Scouts Use Resources Wisely. They might learn about budgeting money when they earn their Making Choices leaf or they might learn about recycling and explore a creative craft with old milk jugs.
1. Talk about “Rosie’s Story”
2. Act out the story with your Daisy friends
3. Practice making the world a better place
When I’ve earned my Rosie petal, I will know how to make the world a better place, just like Rosie the Rose.
Girls earn their rose petal by learning that Girl Scouts give back to their communities and Make the World a Better Place. They might identify a need in their community and then Take Action to help out. They might do a donation drive, teach new Daisies something they have learned on one of their Journeys, or plant a flower garden.
1. Talk about “Vi’s Story”
2. Create a mural about girls around the world with your Daisy friends
3. Practice being a sister to every Girl Scout
When I’ve earned my Vi petal, I will know how to be a sister to every Girl Scout, just like Vi the Violet.
Girls earn their violet petal when they understand that Girl Scouting is not just about them, but about a sisterhood that is several million strong. They may attend a Community Camporee, World Thinking Day, or another community level event. They can write letters to another troop or even welcome new Daisies into scouting as they work on their Bridging to Brownie award.