Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1995 Guide Badge Book - World Cultures Badge

To gain this badge you should complete five clauses.  If you pass five more clauses you may have another World Cultures badge.
1) What would you include in a travel brochure that will attract people to visit your local area?  Have a go at making one yourself.
2) Cook at least one course of your favourite meal.  Make a list of the ingredients and find out where they came from.  Locate all the countries on a map of the world.
3) Choose three well-known women of different nationalities in the fields of politics, acting, pop and rock, history or sports.  Find out something about them and explain the reason for your choice.
4) Listen to, go to see or share in making music from another culture - e.g. a ceilidh band, calypso band, steel band, world music etc.  What makes it special and appropriate to its country as origin?
5) Find out about a festival or celebration involving light or candles such as Hanukkah, Diwali, Loi Krathong or Advent.  Make something, e.g. a diva, special candle, for that festival.
6) Have a fashion show with costumes from different parts of the world.
7) Face and body painting is very popular in many parts of the world.  Try face painting or mehindi decoration on your hands or feet.  Find out who would use it and when.
8) Play a traditional board game from another country.
9) Make a model or soft toy of an animal or a plant from another country.
10) Make a kite (traditional in China, Japan and Thailand) and fly it.  Find out about kite festivals.
11) Puppetry is a very strong tradition worldwide.  Find out about this, e.g. shadow puppets from Indonesia.  Make puppets and use them to tell a traditional story to Brownies or Rainbows or to the rest of your Unit.
12) Make a meal from another country.  Try to use authentic cooking methods and eating utensils.

2005 Guide Badge File - World Cultures Badge


Do five of the following clauses.  If you complete another five clauses you may have a second badge.

1) Decide what you would include in a ravel brochure designed to attract people to visit your local area.  Have a go at making one.

2) Cook at least one meal from another country.  Try to use authentic cooking methods and eating utensils.  Make a list of the ingredients and find out where they come from, showing their location on a map of the world.

3) Choose three well-known women of different nationalities in the field of politics, acting, music, history or sports.  Research some interesting facts on each of them, and explain the reasons for your choices.

4) Listen to, go to see, or share in making music from another culture, eg a ceilidh band, calypso band or steel band.  What makes the music special and appropriate to its country of origin?

5) Find out about a festival or celebration involving light or candles, such as Hanukkah, Diwali, Loy Kratong or Advent.  Make something for that festival, eg a diva (small clay lamp) or a special candle.

6) Organise a fashion show with costumes from different parts of the world.

7) Face and body painting is very popular in many parts of the world.  Try face painting or mehndi decoration on your hands or feet.  Find out who would use these techniques and when.

8) Play a traditional board game from another country.

9) Using any raft you like, make an animal, plant or national costume from another country.  Be resourceful and find materials from your house, garden and meeting place.  Be prepared to talk to your unit or tester about what country it represents and why you chose it.

10) Make a kite (traditional in China, Japan and Thailand) and fly it.  Find out about kite festivals.

11) Puppetry is a very strong tradition worldwide.  Find out about its importance in other countries, eg Indonesian shadow puppets.  Make puppets and use them to tell a traditional story to Rainbows, Brownies or the rest of your unit.

2014 (September) Guide Badges Download - World Cultures Badge

Do five of the following clauses.  If you complete another five clauses you may have a second badge.
1) Decide what you would include in a travel brochure designed to attract people to visit your local area.  Have a go at making one.
2) Cook at least one meal from another country.  Try to use authentic cooking methods and eating utensils.

Make a list of the ingredients and find out where they come from, showing their location on a map of the world.
3) Choose three well-known women of different nationalities in the field of politics, acting, music, history or sports.  Research some interesting facts on each of them, and explain the reasons for your choices.
4) Listen to, go to see, or share in making music from another culture, eg a ceilidh band, calypso band or steel band.  What makes the music special and appropriate to its country of origin?
5) Find out about a festival or celebration involving light or candles, such as Hanukkah, Diwali, Loy Kratong or Advent.  Make something for that festival, eg a diva (small clay lamp) or a special dandle.
6) Organise a fashion show with costumes from different parts of the world.
7) Face and body painting is very popular in many parts of the world.  Try face painting or mehndi decoration on your hands or feet.  Find out who would use these techniques and when.
8) Play a traditional board game from another country.
9) Using any craft you like, make an animal, plant or national costume from another country.  be resourceful and find materials from your house, garden and meeting place.  Be prepared to talk to your unit or tester about what country it represents and why you chose it.
10) Make a kite (traditional in China, Japan and Thailand) and fly it.  Find out about kite festivals.
11) Puppetry is a very strong tradition worldwide.  Find out about its importance in other countries, eg Indonesian shadow puppets.  Make puppets and use them to tell a traditional story to Rainbows, Brownies or the rest of your unit.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - World Cultures


Do five of the following clauses. If you complete another five clauses you may have a second badge.


1. Decide what you would include in a travel brochure designed to attract people to visit your local area. Have a go at making one.

2. Cook at least one meal from another country. Try to use authentic cooking methods and eating utensils. Make a list of the ingredients and find out where they come from, showing their location on a map of the world.

3. Choose three well-known women of different nationalities in the field of politics, acting, music, history or sports. Research some interesting facts on each of them, and explain the reasons for your choices.

4. Listen to, go to see, or share in making music from another culture, eg a ceilidh band, calypso band or steel band. What makes the music special and appropriate to its country of origin?

5. Find out about a festival or celebration involving light or candles, such as Hanukkah, Diwali, Loy Kratong or Advent. Make something for that festival, eg a diva (small clay lamp) or a special candle.

6. Organise a fashion show with costumes from different parts of the world.

7. Face and body painting is very popular in many parts of the world. Try face painting or mehndi decoration on your hands or feet. Find out who would use these techniques and when.

8. Play a traditional board game from another country.

9. Using any craft you like, make an animal, plant or national costume from another country. Be resourceful and find materials from your house, garden and meeting place. Be prepared to talk to your unit or tester about what country it represents and why you chose it.

10. Make a kite (traditional in China, Japan and Thailand) and fly it. Find out about kite festivals.

11. Puppetry is a very strong tradition worldwide. Find out about its importance in other countries, eg Indonesian shadow puppets. Make puppets and use them to tell a traditional story to Rainbows, Brownies or the rest of your unit. 

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