Baloo's Bugle

October 2008 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 15, Issue 3
November 2008 Theme

Theme: Seeds of Kindness
Webelos: Citizen and Communicator
Tiger Cub
Achievement 2


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


Helping Hands

Sam Houston Area Council

P Give each boy a piece of paper with “HELPING HANDS” written across the top of it.

P Set a time for 5 minutes and have each boy write as many ways as he can think of for him to be helpful to others under each letter.

P The only words he can use must start with the letter.



Good Will Word Search

Capital Area Council

Find the following words in the puzzle above.  Words may be diagonal, horizontal or vertical.  Words may be forwards or sdrawkcab.


mom                      best                    kindness

happy                   arrow                            cub

fun                           of                            scout

meeting                  light                          snow

dad                          gift                            boys

wolf                       pack                      bobcat

Webelos              helping                          den

tree                        other                      awards

do                         people                             ox

your                        nine                           send


The Bean Game

from the CS program Enrichment Conference at Philmont

Thank you from Dave


Set Up:


Place about 2 dozen dried beans (or large dried seeds to keep it theme related) in a snack or sandwich bag

Have a bag for each Cub Scout




To balance beans on the back of your hand

The person who can balance the most is the winner




These are written for a right hander, reverse for a lefty

ü  Pick up one bean with your left hand

ü  Transfer bean to your right hand

ü  Place bean on back of left hand

ü  While still balancing bean on back of left hand, pick up another bean with your left hand

ü  Transfer bean to your right hand

ü  Place second bean on back of left hand with first bean

ü  While balancing two beans on back of left hand, pick up a third bean with your left hand

ü  Transfer bean to your right hand

ü  Place third bean on back of left hand with first two beans

ü  Keep going (repeating) until one or more beans fall off your hand

Seed Word Search




Find the words related to "Seeds of Kindness"


COTYLEDON               CUB SCOUT               APPLE SEED

SESAME                           ACORNS                                 RICE

BARLEY                              PEAS                         KINDNESS

PITS                                     FRUIT                          HELPFUL

DO YOUR BEST             EMBRYO                  GOOD TURN

POPCORN                          DICOT                        COCONUT



If you do a search on create a word search, you can find lots of places to create your own word searches.  CD


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