Skills builders

Live smart stage 5

Skills for my future

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Cooking, money management, careers and DIY – all a part of living smart

Develop your resilience and independence as you complete the live smart skills builder. Stage 5 is recommended for Guides and Rangers.

Here's a taste of the activities you can look forward to trying at this stage. Ask your leader about all the things you'll need to do to earn this badge.

Budget builder - Managing your time and money can be tricky. Take part in this competition to see if your team can manage money well enough to build a skyscraper! Take a look at this activity for a sneak peek at our live smart skills builder.

DIY doctor - Household tasks don’t need to be a problem. Become a DIY doctor, and race against the clock to expertly solve everyday jobs!

Feeling hot, hot, hot - What is cooking without science? Nothing! Discover what happens to food when you apply heat, and how this can improve your cooking style.

Pitch your pals - Pitch your friends’ strengths for some weird and wonderful opportunities, and discover how best to show off your own strengths along the way.

Sliding scale - Have you ever been made uncomfortable by something and not known whether to speak up? Grow your confidence so you can share your thoughts next time.

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Ask your leader about the activities you need to do to complete this stage, and record your progress in your badge book.

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