Suggested Group Activity
Restaurants and markets often pack food in paper bags. Your group can decorate those bags to send a message not to litter. Color right on the bags or get these free printables at FreeKidsCrafts.com.
Download this page for younger achievers to learn how to be a good citizen.
Use it as an optional requirement for young children to do before the meeting begins.
One of the ways to be a good citizen is to learn about the Constitution. The Constitution is the highest law in the United States. Good citizens obey laws. The Constitution says how the government works. It creates the Presidency. It creates the Congress. It creates the Supreme Court.
Requirement 2: See It!
Visit your local town hall or other government building. Find out what what they do at that location.
Participate in a good citizen service project. Here are some ideas:
- Participate in a drive to help a local family.
- Clean up a park or other community location.
- Make a welcome basket for a new student. Include snacks and school supplies.
- Take pictures of interesting locations around your community and set up a presentation for the community center.
- Bake cookies for underappreciated town employees such as sanitation workers.
- Show appreciation for community workers. Make cards or drawings for police officers.
Download the optional review sheet for younger achievers.
- Do you think your service project demonstrated that you were a good citizen?
- Would you do it again?
- Would you consider doing other things to demonstrate good citizenship?
- What else could you do?
Congratulations! You have earned the Good Citizen Service patch. It can be purchased at our partner site MakingFriends®.com.
Does this give you some ideas for earning the Citizen Volunteer patch?
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