This woodworking book has plans for 150 woodworking projects for beginners. It also includes information on tools and planning
Cub Scout Archives: Wolf Achievement 5 - Tools for Fixing and Building
Wolf Achievement 5 is about making and fixing things. Find helps for this achievement here.
Wolf Achievement 5 Requirements
Do all of these requirements:
- Point out and name seven tools. Do this at home, or go to a hardware store with an adult. Tell what each tool does.
- Show how to use pliers.
- Identify a Philips head and a standard screw. Then use the right tool to drive and then remove one from a board.
- Show how to use a hammer.
- Make a birdhouse, a set of bookends, or something else useful.
This woodworking book has plans for almost 40 projects. It also includes information on tools, material, and safety.
This is a great book to help Cub Scouts build a their very own Pinewood Derby car.
This Wolf Cub Scout den meeting plan covers Wolf Achievement 5 – Tools for Fixing and Building.
I recently received a copy of Getting Started in Pinewood Derby by Troy Thorne. This colorful workbook goes through all of the steps involved in building a car. My favorite thing about the book is that it is directed at Cub Scouts – who should be doing most of the work on their cars.
Tin can lanterns make a very versatile craft project for Cub Scouts. You can make the holes in any pattern you like – a star for Christmas, a ghost for Halloween, a heart for Valentine’s day. Webelos and Bears can probably do this project themselves with some adult supervision. Younger scouts will need more direct […]
This month I am featuring a cycling theme. If you are doing this theme with Cub Scouts, they might enjoy making their own “license plates” for their bikes. They can put their names on them or decorate them however they like.
I thought this would make a good Craftsman project for my Webelos. We’ll probably try this in December. They could make these and then give them to someone as a Christmas present.
Use dried gourds to make a birdhouse. If you didn’t grow any yourself, you can probably find some in your area at a farmer’s market or even a craft shop.
This is a fun, hands-on achievement for the Wolves. Boys of all ages love getting to work with tools.
Wolf is the Cub Scout program for boys in 2nd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Wolf program on this page.