Kim Gilbert of Pack 533 in Andover, Kansas sent me this take on ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas so I could share it with you. Thanks Kim! I’m sure many of the Cub Packs out there will enjoy this.
Whether in a meeting or sitting around a campfire, stories bring us together. They connect us with the past also.
This shortened version of the tale is appropriate for Bear Scouts working on Bear Achievement 4 – Tall Tales
The Showman activity badge offers a lot of choices, so this is less of a step by step den meeting plan and more a set of suggestions.
One of the things I like about being a Scouter is getting to meet others who also want to help our youth. I recently got to do that when I was interviewed by Miss Shannon and Miss Liberty on the Moms In Scouting Service (MISS) Show.
Here is some information about Pecos Bill for Bears working on Bear Achievement 4 – Tall Tales.
In Bear Achievement 8 – The Past Is Exciting and Important – Cub Scouts learn about history.
The story of the Paul Bunyan at a 3rd grade level – written for use with Cub Scout Bear Achievement 4: Tall Tales
Tall Tales was one of the activities my den enjoyed doing this past year. The only problem I had was finding versions of the tales which were appropriate for their age and reading levels.
This is a Native American story which scouts of all ages can enjoy. It is also a cautionary tale for young men who like to build huge campfires.
The story of the Pony Express at a 3rd grade level – written for use with Cub Scout Bear Achievement 4: Tall Tales