November 2001 Cub Scout
Volume 8, Issue 4|
Works of Art
Webelos Craftsman & Scientist
Tiger Cub Big Idea 5
Santa Has A Beard
Francisco Bay Area Council
(Holds hands on stomach while saying HO-HO-HO)
Pole: (Fold arms, holding self while saying "BRR-R-R')
(Wave right arm once while saying 'SWOOSH-H-H)
(Cover ears while saying "BANG, BANG, CLATTER,CLATTER)
You've all heard many stories
about Santa and his Workshop at the North Pole.
You have also heard stories about his Sleigh and reindeer.
But there is a story about Santa that very few people know, so if
you listen very closely, I'll tell you about how Santa decided to grow a
Everyone knows the weather is
very, very cold at the North Pole where Santa has his Workshop.
He works very hard throughout the year with his little elves, making toys
for his Christmas Eve visit. Like
everyone else, Santa needs relaxation, and a chance to get away from it
all. His way to relax is to take a leisurely ride in his Sleigh.
With such cold weather at the North
Pole, Santa always had to bundle up tightly before taking a Sleigh
ride. Once he forgot to wrap his
heavy wool scarf around his face while he went Sleigh riding.
When Santa returned from his Sleigh ride and walked into
the Workshop where Mrs. Claus and the elves were happily working, he had
icicles hanging down the sides of his face and chin, just like a beard.
When Mrs. Claus looked up and saw
him, she squealed with delight, "Why Santa you look absolutely
marvelous with your sparkling white icicle beard."
Well, when Santa saw how much this please Mrs. Claus, he was very
flattered and decided right then and there to grow a long, flowing white beard
and mustache. And that is what he
By doing this Santa caused
two things to happen. He made
himself so handsome that whenever Mrs. Claus passed him by at the North Pole
Workshop, she gave him a big smile.
This made Santa blush so much, that to this day, he is still
blushing. That's why his cheeks
always look rosy. And now he
doesn't have to wrap a scarf around his face when he goes Sleigh riding
at the North Pole. Mrs.
Claus has even started going on Sleigh fides with Santa because
she is so very happy that he grew his beard.
Heart of America Council
reads and audience acts accordingly
Santa Claus stood up, stretching
his arms out wide;
First he looked to his left and
then to his right side.
He bent down and wiped off’ his
boots so shiny.
Then he turned around to see his
But he couldn’t see it, alas
So he then turned right back.
Then feeling relaxed, he stomped his feet
And then sat down again in his seat. (J. Newell)
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