Speak up!

Includes: Indoors, Outdoors, Communication, World issues

Activity time:
30 mins

Age:
4+

Cost:
Low
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Talk non-stop!

Encourage girls to speak out on topics that really matter.

Overview

  1. Each girl has one minute to talk non-stop about a topic of her choice – this could be a favourite hobby or something she feels passionate about.
  2. If the speaker pauses for more than a few seconds the others shout ‘stop!’; if she repeats herself they shout ‘repetition!’; if she says ‘um’ or ‘er’ they shout ‘hesitation!’.
  3. If the speaker is interrupted, she sits down and it’s the next person’s turn. If not, she’s completed the game!

Planning checklist

Section Number of girls per adult
Rainbows 5
Brownies 8
Guides 12

How many adults are needed?

Use this calculator to find out the ratio of girls to adults that is required for this activity

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2 adults needed