December 2008 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
January 2008 Theme
Fitness and Scientist
STUNTS AND APPLAUSES
Shout "FORE" and pretend to hit the ball, place hand over above eyes to follow
where the ball went.
Job Have one half of the audience say,
"Great" and the other half say, "Going."
Run Simulate swinging a bat, then shade your eyes with your hands
and yell, "Thar she goes."
Javelin Hold hand as if close over a javelin, raise arm above shoulder and
pretend to throw the javelin forward, wait a couple of seconds and say "Thud".
Vault Stand two fingers of one hand on the other arm like legs.
Have them run down the arm to the wrist and then leap into the air, as the hand
comes down, CLAP!
Read the Mind of a Grown Up!
Find a parent and ask him or her the following questions –
Think of some country that starts with “D.”
Don’t tell me what it is.
Take the last letter of that country and think of any animal
that starts with it. Again, don’t tell me what it is.
Take the last letter of that animal and think of a fruit that
starts with it. Don’t say anything, just think.
Tell him or her that s/he is thinking about an “orange.”
1: You want to hear something funny? My sister thinks a football coach
has four wheels.
Cub 2: Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! How many does it have?
1: Speaking of baseball, I have something here that can run but can’t
2: What is it?
Cub 1: Water.
1: What do baseball players eat on?
Cub 2: Home plates!
Tiger Cub: What’s the quietest sport in the world?
Leader: I don’t know.
Tiger Cub: Bowling. You can hear a pin drop.
1: I hear your son is on the football team. What position does he
Dad 2: I think he’s one of the drawbacks.
Teacher: Class, what has eighteen legs and catches flies?
Student: A baseball team?
Equipment: Two people, one wearing only one tennis
Preparation: Decide who will wear the one shoe,
Is wearing only one shoe is looking around looking underneath and behind
Did you lose a tennis shoe?
No, I found one!
Alice, Golden Empire Council
Let’s say you drive a bus from Atlanta to Dallas.
Twenty four passengers start out the trip.
At the first stop, five people get off and two get on.
At the next stop 3 people get on and 1 gets off.
At the 3rd stop, 10 people get off and 5 people get on.
At the next stop, 6 people get off and 1 gets on.
What is the name of the driver?
A: YOU are the driver.
You are riding a horse.
In front of you there is a fire engine.
You are being followed by a helicopter.
To your left a sports car is driving.
And to your right there is a big ditch.
How can you make sure everyone stops at the same time without crashing?
A: Just tell the man running the Merry-go-Round to shut it off carefully!
JOKES & RIDDLES
Cub #1: What does
a jigsaw puzzle do after a bad day?
Cub #2: It tries to pick up the pieces!
Cub #1: How many
sides does a sphere have?
Cub #2: Two – an in-SIDE and an out-SIDE!
Ease up to his old tricks!
Midas well play
Alice, Golden Empire Council
While building a pinewood derby track, what kind of nails did the carpenter hate
How do you know when someone is an optimist?
A: When they do a maze with a pen!
Here’s a puzzle for you – what can you add to a pail that makes it weigh less?
A: A hole!
I know a word of letters three.
Add two and fewer there will be.
What is the word?
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