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Baloo's Bugle

October 2006 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 13, Issue 3
November 2006 Theme

Theme: Cubs in Shining Armor
Webelos: Craftsman & Scientist
Tiger Cub
Activities

GATHERING ACTIVITIES

Note on Word Searches, Word Games, Mazes and such – In order to make these items fit in the two column format of Baloo’s Bugle they are shrunk to a width of about 3 inches.  Your Cubs probably need bigger pictures.  You can get these by copying and pasting the picture from the Word version or clipping the picture in the Adobe (.pdf) version and then enlarging to page width.  CD

HELP THE KNIGHT FIND HIS STEED:
Sam Houston Area Council
(You will need to enlarge this CD)

Knight of the Roundtable Word List
Heart of America Council

Give the boys a timed amount of time to write as many words as he can using only the letters in “Knights of the Roundtable”.


Dragon Art
Heart of America Council

Have the Cubs make dragons from their footprints. Putpaper on floor. Have Cubs draw around their feet; thenpersonalize it by adding a head legs, long spiked tail andfire.

FIND THE KING'S TREASURE
Grand Canyon Council

Hide gold covered chocolate coins. Explain to the guests that The Royal Treasure has been scattered through out the land. They must retrieve the coins and place them back into the treasure chest, which is an aluminum foil covered shoe box. After the coins are collected they can be divided up evenly.

Knight’s Challenge
Heart of America Council

This is definitely one that you should copy, paste and enlarge CD

Give each boy a sheet of paper with the pictures and instructions on it.

Count the Triangles: Can you determine the correct number of triangles in each of the figures?

How many Hexagons:

      

Hexagons - Can you find all 28 hexagons (6 sided figures)?


Football Quiz
Sam Houston Area Council

For a den competition, since this is football season, hold a timed contest for each den to fill out the following “fill-in the blanks” naming 32 professional football teams from the clues:

  • 747’s __________________________________
  • Sun-tanned bathers________________________
  • Charges you get in the mail________________
  • Thieves ________________________________
  • Arms for a fish toy _______________________
  • Uncle’s wife in the Army __________________
  • Asian tigers _____________________________
  • Mare’s foal _____________________________
  • Black cats ______________________________
  • Ursa Major & Ursa Minor _________________
  • Bovine lads _____________________________
  • Credit card users _________________________
  • Top Scouting Rank ______________________
  • Ewe’s mates ____________________________
  • Ford’s first compact car ___________________
  • Foreign car _____________________________
  • Gold rushers ____________________________
  • Pirates _________________________________
  • King of beasts ___________________________
  • Meat haulers ____________________________
  • Mexico’s rebels __________________________
  • Midnight snackers _______________________
  • Most powerful ones ______________________
  • Native leaders ___________________________
  • Ocean birds _____________________________
  • Paul Revere, for one ______________________
  • Peter & Paul ____________________________
  • Poe’s bird ______________________________
  • Religious lawmakers _____________________
  • Six rulers ______________________________
  • Male sibling sergeants ____________________
  • Sunburned bathers _______________________

Answers on the last page


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