AngharadGo and ask someone you think is nice what their name is and ask them what they like - you might have something in common. If you are struggling just try and smile at everyone and if someone comes up to you and asks you some questions just try to act normally.
PruYou could try speaking to one of the girls and
ask them to play a game, or try this game that we did in
Brownies called find five things that you have in common.
That should work and I bet you will be fine!
I think you should look for someone who is by themself, and say hello to them, and maybe ask them a few questions about themself. Even if they don't turn out to be your friend, it's good practice!
I had moved to America when my friends joined Brownies. My Leader played a game when we would throw a ball to each other while saying someone's name and when they'd catch it they'd say something about them.
You should talk to one of the girls and try to make friends with them if you found it hard when they are playing start to play with them you don't have to ask.
Try to be really brave and try to meet someone who is shy as well.
If I were you, I would ask them their name and their age and ask them if they wanted to play with me or if I could play with them.
Don't be scared, Emma. We're all Brownies like you! I think you should invite people to your house and maybe talk to them. I played this game, where you put your name in a hat and write what you like doing on the paper. then you pull a name out and maybe somebody like you would get your name and be your friend! I hope you find some friends soon.
Just ask to be friends. I used to be shy at Brownies but now I know almost everyone's names. How good is that? You could have lots of friends and your friends will too!
I would do a badge and show the rest of the group that you can do stuff and others may say "well done", you may start to chat then you'll make friends!
Go up to someone on their own and ask them what their name is, then ask them a few things about themselves, family, school etc... Then ask them if they want to play a game.
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