When you’re planning your Cub Scout year, check out any local nature centers or parks. Many of them have great programming that you can consider. Most even have programs that are specifically for Cub Scouts.
I’ve found that the employees of nature centers are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their work. And that enthusiasm rubs off on the boys. Continue reading
The third option in our “bird feeders for kids to make” series is a craft stick bird feeder. This feeder is simple to make, but it will take a little longer than the other two designs in the series.
In the Cub Scout new program, the Tiger, Wolf, Webelos and Arrow of Light ranks have adventures where the boys need to learn about birds. They can use this project to attract birds to their backyards to study them.
Here are the bird requirements: Continue reading
Welcome to part 2 of our “bird feeders for kids to make” series. Part 1 explained how to make a very simple feeder using a toilet paper roll. In this part, we’ll cover how to construct a bird feeder from a soda bottle.
Having a homemade bird feeder in your backyard can help fulfill Wolf Adventure Paws on the Path 7 and Webelos & Arrow of Light Adventure Into the Wild 3 & 6. Continue reading
Simple bird feeders are a great craft for Cub Scouts to make during a den meeting. There are many different bird feeder designs, so it will be easy to find one that works for your Cub Scout den.
This is the first in a three part series to share some of those designs with you.
At the end of this article, you’ll find links to the other articles. Click over and check those out when you finish reading this article.
It’s so rewarding for kids to plant seeds and watch them grow. They also learn that they need to take care of their seeds by watering them and making sure they get enough light.
The Cub Scout adventure program has several requirements that involve growing something. Two of those adventures require making a terrarium. They are:
Wolf Elective Adventure – Grow Something 4A: Make a terrarium.
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure – Into the Wild 2: Set up an aquarium or terrarium. Keep it for at least a month. Share your experience with your Webelos den by showing them photos or drawings of your project or by having them visit to see your project. Continue reading