Bicycle Safety Crossword Puzzle

This simple crossword puzzle introduces bicycle safety concepts. Use it to start a discussion about safe cycling with your Scouts. It includes a list of words to use in the puzzle.

Words used in this puzzle:

  • Helmet   
  • Repair       
  • Control   
  • Steer       
  • Coast       
  • Brake       
  • Reflector
cycling theme for cub scouts

Cycling Theme for Cub Scouts

Riding a bike is a fun activity for all ages. Even younger Cub Scouts can have fun showing their skills by riding on a parking lot course. Training wheels optional!

Bike Inspection Checklist

Before riding a bike, Scouts should know how to do an inspection of the bicycle and check that it is in working order. The bike inspection checklist below will give you a good starting point. You will need to explain each step to the Scouts so they learn the terminology and why each part is important. Keeping a bicycle well maintained is part of the BSA bike safety guidelines.

Bike Hike Safety and Etiquette

Before going on a bicycle ride with a group of Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, or Venturers, review some bike safety and etiquette rules. Includes a printable discussion aid to help you follow the BSA bike safety rules.

Sweet 16 of BSA Safety and Cycling

If you follow the link above, you will see that many of the guidelines relate directly to the Sweet 16 of BSA Safety. Others are specific to cycling though. Here is a summary of some of the bike specific guidelines.


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