Sell it!

Age Range: 10+ years
Time Required: 20 minutes
Fundamental: Patrol System

A virtual game where the Patrol need to work together to create a new badge/activity/shop item and ‘sell’ it to the Panel (the rest of the Unit)

Materials Needed

  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Alternative idea – one person to scribe
  • Virtual breakout room


  1. Each Patrol must come up with a badge idea that they feel best represents the fun experiences they have had in Guides.
  2. Do a sketch of the badge – it must contain at least 3 sections.
  3. Work out the colour combination and what the activities are to earn the badge.
  4. Create a TV ad to sell the badge.

As a Girl Guide, How Can I Lead This Activity?

Give clear instructions to each Patrol member about what their responsibilities are.
Prepare best Director/Producer/Writer awards at the end of the production to present to your Patrol members.

As a Unit Leader, How Can I Make This Activity Girl Led?

Suggest roles like Script Writer, Director, Producer.

As a Unit, how can we make sure everyone is included?

Make sure there is equal time for each Patrol to prepare and present.

Follow Up Questions and Reflections

What can we do differently next time?
What other activities could you do with your new skills?
How did it make you feel?
What did you like or dislike?
What did you learn?

Activity source and acknowledgements

Contributed by Lisa Anderson


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