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Last week we talked about pollution, so to extend the subject we talked about reduce, reuse and recycle. Our crafts were all made from recycled material: These bird feeders were made from plastic soda bottles. We used 500 ml or 1 liter bottles which I cut it for the kids. They pushed through old pencils …
Yesterday, I coordinated my first Rain Gutter Regatta. My son had raced in three previous regattas, and I had talked with the previous Cubmaster about the logistics of running the regatta for our 16-scout pack, and it seemed pretty easy. This year, we had an incredibly successful recruiting drive, and now have 45 registered scouts.…
Here is a great science craft to teach kids about alternative energy: a solar oven! Harnessing the power of the sun is cool and teaches us about caring for our environment and using renewable resources. Best of all, kids can make a snack they love, nachos, using the solar oven they made using this DIY. The directions are remarkably easy and you might already own all of the materials needed. It's a wonderful summer activity to do with your own kids, or in a community or classroom setting.