Skills builders

Reflect stage 1

Know Myself

Know myself

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What makes you who you are?

Explore your own community, culture, beliefs and values - and deepen your understanding of others’ too. Stage 1 is recommended for Rainbows.

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.

If your eyes are brown, turn around - Discover some things you have in common with the girls in your unit, and some things that make you unique! 

Tradition teamwork - Explore the traditions that are important to you and your friends.

What matters most? - Explore the things that matter most to you and discover ways that people can show what’s important to them.

Big questions - Is a panda softer than a cloud? Is a carrot crunchier than a crisp? You decide! 

Growing together - Work together to create a beautiful garden that shows how special every girl is. 

Completing your skills builders

There are 12 skills builders to work towards with your unit. Each skills builder has 6 stages to complete during your time at Girlguiding, from Rainbows to Rangers. You’ll get a badge for every stage you complete. To complete stages 1-5, your unit will do 4 out 5 fun activities.

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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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