Divide audience into two parts -
Where's my spinach! Where's my spinach!
2nd group: Toot,
toot! You're Popeye the sailor man! Here's your spinach!
Well, blow me down, I love my spinach
2nd group: Toot,
toot! You're Popeye the sailor man!
Extend arms, cross hands at the wrist and
flap hands several times.
Get group repeating "Chug-a- chug-chug,
Then reach up with your right hand and
Audience responds with "Toot, "Toot".
Leaky Faucet Cheer: Hold your index finger out, tip it up and down
saying, "Drip, drip, drip!"
with this last one –
it could be
taken negatively. CD
Surfboarders Cheer: Pretend to be riding a surfboard, run it onto the
beach, jump off, spread arms wide, say “Success!”
Diver’s Cheer: Same idea as Surfboarders Cheer, but jump off and
say “Kersplash.” “Perfect!”
The Wave: Start with one side and let the wave go around the room twice.
Swimming: Pretend to swim using the breaststroke, clap hands together as
you put your arms forward.
Big Rain Applause: Start tapping one finger from each hand. Build
quickly one finger at a time until you are clapping both hands. Then
reverse and have storm fade away.
Beach Cheer: Divide the audience into three groups. When you point to
group one, they yell "Sand!" When you point to group two, they yell,
"Surf!" When you point to group three, they yell, "Sun!"
Clam Clap: Fold hands together, interlocking fingers. Make noise by
pressing palms together.
Motor Boat: Pull on starter cord a few times while fluttering tongue on
roof of mouth. Then start the sound of a motorboat.
Why didn't the man swim on an empty
Because it is
easier to swim on water
Where do ships go when they are ill?
To the "docks -
What part of a fish weighs the most?
What fish helps musicians?
A tuna fish
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What fish would an actor like to
What fish should wear a
What fish might say, 'Bow
What fish can play in a
What fish might chase a
What fish may be found on a
What fish is the best fish of
What do sharks like to eat with
peanut butter sandwiches? Jellyfish
What kind of cat lives in the
ocean? An octopus
1: Why do fish have schools?
Cub 2: So the buoys and gulls can get an education.
Cub 1: Do they have Scouts too?
Cub 2: Sure Buoy Scouts and Gull Scouts.
1: What do buoy scouts do?
Cub 2: Make sure the coast is clear.
1: Why do you keep doing the backstroke?
Boy 2: I just had lunch and I don’t want to swim on a full
1: They say that swimming is one of the best exercises
for keeping the body slim and trim.
Cub 2: Yeah. Right!
Cub 1: Why do you say that?
Cub 2: Well, did you ever see a whale?
1: What is the first thing the fisherman caught after
running to the river?
Cub 2: His breath!
1: Do you know what sea monsters eat?
Cub 2: Sure. Submarine sandwiches!
Cub 1: What ship is always managed by more than
Cub 2: A partnership
1: What do you call a baby whale?
Cub 2: A little squirt.
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Scout 1: I’ve eaten beef all my life and now I’m
as strong as an ox.
Scout 2: That’s funny. I’ve eaten fish all my
life and I can’t swim a stroke.
What stays in bed most of the day
and sometimes goes to the bank? A stream.
Where can you find an ocean
On a map.
What do sea monsters have for
Fish and ships.
What do you call a thing that sits
on the bottom of the ocean and twitches? A nervous wreck.
When is a ship like
snow? When it’s a-drift.
What gets wetter the more it
dries? A towel.
What kind of lights did Noah’s ark
Where is the ocean the
deepest? On the bottom.
Did you hear about the pelican
that switched from sardines to herring? The smaller fish just didn’t
fill the bill.
What’s a shark’s favorite food?
Boy: How many fish have you caught?
Fisherman: None yet. But I've only been fishing for
Boy: That's better than the man who was
fishing here yesterday.
Fisherman: How's it better?
Boy: It took him five hours to do what
you've done in just one!
Four or more (or less - CD)
people sneak up behind the speaker and set chairs down so that "the
speaker can't see them." They then begin to go through the motions of
casting a line and reeling it in. After a while the audience is watching
what the group is doing and then the "speaker" looks over and asks, "What
are you doing?"
"We're fishing!" is the reply of the
fishermen. after which they go back to their motions and the speaker resumes
talking. After a short time the speaker looks over and says - "But you can't
"Why not?" asks another fisherman.
"Because there's no water here!"
"Oh, well, they weren't biting anyway!"
The fishermen then turn their chairs so
that they are lined up in a single line, facing in the same direction. They
go through the motions of putting their gear away, and then, acting as if
they are rowing a boat, slide their chairs backwards across the stage.