Lego Challenges

Hi Beavers This week, we thought you’d like a go at some challenges. 1 & 2 can be completed using Lego or anything else you’ve got around the house. 1/ Make a noughts and crosses game. You will need a base board and bricks to make 9 squares. You can either use coloured bricks in two colours to represent the noughts and crosses or mini figures (but make sure you know who is using each figure!). Challenge someone else in your household to a game. 2/ Make a marble maze. You will need a large baseboard and different sized bricks. Make a wall round the edge of the board to make sure the marble doesn’t fall off the edge! Then […]

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Weekly update #3

Weekly update #3 Dear parents/carers Another week passes and I continue to be amazed at the efforts and attitude of our members as we progress through these challenging times. Firstly, I was so humbled with the response from last week’s email. I know financially times are tough for many, so a huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone who contacted me to offer their support and encouragement surrounding subs and keeping the Group running. Rest assured, we (the trustees!) will continue to review the situation regularly and will update you accordingly. I have made the adjustment to the subs direct debits as detailed last week. As always, please contact us if you have any issues with subs. Next, have you […]

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Up, up and away

Want a badge to work on? How about the Air Activities Stage 1?  Watch the message from the our very own pilot, Captain Higgles. Complete the activities below and let us know!   Make sure you keep safe on the internet and check with your parents that it’s OK to watch this YouTube video. Parents: we had this video made for us by our friend Karl – he really is a pilot and made the video far more creatively than we asked! Thanks Karl. 🙂 We’re not trying to overload you, so if you’ve got plenty of school work to get on with, that’s the priority. These activities are here if you want to do them. Have fun and enjoy […]

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Lets get musical

Everybody loves bagpipes, right? Ok maybe not but, we know the kids love them. We’ve found some simple instructions on how to make bag pipes at home. All you’ll need is 2 straws, a rubbish bag, scissors, tape and 2 recorders. The instructions on how to make this are on the Instructables website below. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Bagpipes-out-of-a-Garbage-Bag-and-Reco/ Don’t have recorders at home you say? There’s even some instructions on how to make one if you have the equipment https://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Recorder/

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Up, up and away

Hi Beavers We started the Air Activities stage 1 badge just before we had to stop meeting. We were going to have a visit from our very own pilot friend, Captain Higgles. Instead, he made us a video! Have a watch and tell us what you think.   Make sure you keep safe on the internet and check with your parents that it’s OK to watch this YouTube video. Parents: we had this video made for us by our friend Karl – he really is a pilot and made the video far more creatively than we asked! Thanks Karl. 🙂 We’re not trying to overload you, so if you’ve got plenty of school work to get on with, that’s the […]

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Keeping Fit with Joe Wicks

You may have seen from school that there is a daily PE/Keep fit session on YouTube led by Joe Wicks (a PE teacher). It’s fantastic, if you haven’t managed to join in) and is well worth half an hour of your time. Everyday 9am LIVE https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 If you take part, let us know… it counts towards all sorts of badges:   Beaver My Skills Challenge Award Take part in three activities on how to keep your body fit and healthy: looking after your teeth foods that are good and bad to eat exercise you could also do something else which you agree with your leader.   Cub Our Skills Challenge Award: Take part in three activities to help you be […]

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04/01/2021: We remain at RED level, so still no face to face Scouting. Please visit our Getting everyone back together safely page for more details.
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