Check out this fun terrarium project for Cub Scouts.
a Wolf Elective Adventure
The Wolf Den Leader guide says, “In this adventure, Wolves will come to understand how plants grow and the importance of taking care of our natural resources and the environment. They will also learn about the tools needed to plant and tend a garden.”
Read on to discover this adventure’s requirements and fun ways to complete them!
Complete the following Requirements
- Select a seed, and plant it in a small container. Care for it for 30 days. Take a picture or make a drawing of your plant once each week to share with your den or family.
- Find out the growing zone for your area, and share the types of plants that will grow best in your zone.
- Visit or research a botanical or community garden in your area, and learn about two of the plants that grow there. Share what you have learned with your den or family.
- Complete one of the following:
A. Make a terrarium.
B. Using a seed tray, grow a garden inside your home. Keep a journal of its progress for 30 days. Share the results with your den or family.
C. Grow a sweet potato plant in water. Keep a journal of its growth for two weeks. Share the information with your den or family.
Fourth in the series, this article describes how gardening can be beneficial to your son while earning him Cub Scout credit at the same time.