Learning the Scout Oath and Law might seem intimidating when a boy first joins Cub Scouts, but add Legos, and it becomes a super fun activity! There aren’t many little boys who don’t love building things with Legos. And there aren’t many parents of little boys who haven’t stepped on a Lego. It hurts! 😃 [Read more…]
It can also be used to complete Bear Elective Adventure – Roaring Laughter 4: With a partner, play a game that makes you laugh.
The other wonderful attribute of this Cub Scout gathering activity game is that there are NO supplies required–just some boys! [Read more…]
Knot tying is an essential skill for many outdoor activities. If they’re going to participate in them, every Cub Scout or Boy Scout needs to know how to tie knots.
But knots aren’t just for the outdoors. We usually don’t think about how we use knots at home. We tie our shoes, we tie a package and the boys tie their own ties. We can’t forget that for some folks, knot tying is a hobby.
In the Cub Scout program, Wolves, Bears and Arrow of Light ranks have knot tying in their required adventures. This post will help you find great resources to help teach the boys how to tie knots. [Read more…]
A couple of months ago, I shared a Cub Scout cootie catcher that the boys can use to help them learn what they need to know for the Bobcat badge. Several of you asked for a version that you could personalize, so I modified the original one to make a Cub Scout cootie catcher template.
I’m sure many of us recall using a cootie catcher or fortune teller (as some call it) when we were young. I know I do! But did you know that they first appeared as early as the 17th century? This article from Mental Floss gives us a brief history of the humble cootie catcher.