This is basically a go fish game with different types of food. I liked how the kids talked about the different types of food they saw on the cards.
Fitness Activity Badge
Most Scouts are probably familiar with the food pyramid from school. To make the nutrition and fitness components of the Scout program more interesting, turn them into a hands-on activity.
The Fast Food Song is fun for Scouts. It is an action song and would fit in well with a nutrition themed meeting.
Scott sent in this question: My son is home schooled and has to do the requirement for second class 9a. The drug awareness part. do you have any suggestions on what he can do to meet this requirement?
This is a home safety checklist for Cub Scouts to use. It can be used with Wolf Achievement 9 (Be Safe at Home and on the Street).
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of May is Health and Fitness. According to the program helps health and fitness is:
Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies cleanand fit.Cub Scouts will learn that it is important and easy to eat a healthy diet and how a fitnessprogram can be part of their daily routine.
A reader asks about helping an auditory learner with the Webelos requirements. Songs can be a big help to auditory learners.
Here are some links which will help you with the food choices and menu planning requirements for the Webelos Fitness activity badge.
Most of us will be travelling this summer. We might be going on a vacation, heading out to camp, or taking a weekend visit to see relatives. So this is a good time to review travel safety rules with our kids.