Northwest Suburban Council
Announce him as Mr.
Kerplunk the world renown spitter. He could be French, German, etc., with
the appropriate accent. He says he will demonstrate several of his famous
spits for the group. An assistant holds a bucket across the stage for Mr.
Kerplunk to spit into (tap on the bottom of the bucket to create the special
effect). Here are some examples of spits to use but be creative in creating
1) Short Shot: He spits;
sound effect comes immediately.
2) Ricochet Shot: He spits
for a sidewall (tree etc. if outside) and watches it bounce around before it
hits the bucket.
3) Long Shot: He spits and
follows the long arc with his head; sound made after a long pause.
4) Fast Shot: Sound effect
is made before he spits.
5) Super Shot: Advertised
as the most famous. Spends a minute getting mouth full of spit, checks bulge
out and finally spits. Guy in front stands up and wipes water or raw egg
The Cubs sit in a circle.
One Cub goes outside the room, while he is away the others decide what he
should be when he comes back. If they decide on a policeman, for example,
they call him back and he has to ask each Cub in turn what he has to buy for
himself. One will say #674529 boots, another a whistle, another a flashlight
and so on. If the shopper goes
right round the Pack without guessing what he is, he must go out again, and
the Cubs will choose something else.
Will I Be?
Scout & Webelos Scout Program Helps 1986-87)
is a variation of charades. Play
by den family teams, with all members of the family taking part.
Give each den family five minutes to decide on a career they will
dramatize and practice doing it. Let
the Cub Scouts and other children do most of the acting.
Electrician. First boy
acts out unscrewing in a table lamp socket.
Second boy strips insulation off a wire and attaches to screw pole of
the socket. Third boy flips the
wall switch. Fourth boy
pantomimes joy when bulb lights up.
the den family has completed its pantomimes, other dens try to guess the
occupation. First one to guess
scores a point for the den.