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Paper Bag Puppets
A den leader asked me recently about ideas for gathering activities. I suggested paper bag puppets.
Recycled Cereal Box Scrapbooks
Cub Scouts like to make scrapbooks with pictures and mementos. But you don’t need to go buy expensive scrapbooking supplies to make cereal box scrapbooks with your den of active boys or girls. Remember, their idea of a fun activity doesn’t always translate into a neat, perfect looking project. For them, half of the fun is doing it themselves.
Make a Tornado in a Bottle
Tornadoes are destructive storms are caused by a vortex. You can use the classic “tornado in a bottle” demonstration to explain how a vortex forms. This demonstration goes well with a weather related activity or just for some STEM fun.
Hiking Stick Project
Cub Scouts love to get their pocketknives out and strip bark from fallen sticks. Why not make it into a hiking stick project?
Light the Candle Game for Cub Scouts
Light the candle game is a simple game which works in well with a holiday themed meeting. It only requires a few materials and not much preparation, which makes it ideal in my mind. And it works indoors.