5 Flowers, 4 Stories, 3 Cheers for Animals



As Daisies enjoy a fictional story about the flower friends, they learn just how much they can care for animals and for themselves—and just how confident this makes them feel.

This is a 10-session Journey, but could be modified to fit your troop’s needs. Find out more about this journey on GSUSA's site.

  • Pet stores, animal shelters or veterinarian offices
  • Dairy farm
  • Girl Scout camp or nature center for a Sounds of Nature Walk
  • Links to specific community partners coming soon!

  • Use a world map to show the location of the various countries described in the book
  • Using various recycled materials, let the girls build their own nests
  • Make origami animals
  • Make a healthy snack and try a few yoga moves during a meeting
  • Ask the girls to bring pictures of their favorite pet or animal for a show and tell
  • Play animal charades
  • Discuss ways animals care for people – guide dogs, cows give milk, etc.

  • This Journey is laid out well for first time leaders to use. It has many helpful hints to guide leaders in the GSLE and how to facilitate a Journey
  • Each girl should have a copy of the Journey book    
  • The green boxes throughout the Facilitator Guide have great additional programming options
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