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Baloo's Bugle

April 2006 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 13, Issue 9
May 2007 Theme

Theme: Cubs and Bugs
Webelos: Outdoorsman & Artist
Tiger Cub


Trapper Trails Council

John Travolta & the Mosquito Cheer- Use your disco pointer finger pointing up and down and sing, Oo AH, Oo ah, (Then slap all over) Eatin’ alive, Eatin’ Alive.  My RT is definitely going to do this one.  Even if it is too old for the Cubs!!  CD

SPIDER APPLAUSE- Walk on all four fingers on the one hand and then up the other arm and then scream “EEEEKKKK!!!”

Beehive cheer- When Cubmaster raises hand audience buzzes loud, lowers hands they buzz quieter.

WORM CHEER - Put hands together over-head, weaving body back and forth, and shout “Way to dig!”

Southern NJ Council

Flea Clap-Have everyone raise his hands above his head.  Applaud by clicking the nails of the thumb and forefinger of each hand.

Mosquito - With your hands, slap yourself on the neck, arms, legs, etc, while saying, "Oooo, Ahhh, Ouch!"

Bee Applause:  Put arms out to sides pretending to fly, while saying "Buzz, buzz, buzz."  Leader controls volume with his signals.

Bug Applause: When the leader waves hands (as if to "shoo" away a bee or mosquito, make buzzing sound (zzzzzzz).  When leader finally slaps hands together (as in smacking the bug) everyone stops.

Trapper Trails Council

Person 1:    I just saw a moth crying.

Person 2:   That’s impossible!

Person 1:    You mean you never saw a moth bawl?

Person 1:    Waiter! Waiter! What is this fly doing in my soup?

Waiter:       It looks like it is doing the back stroke.

Den Leader:    Why don’t you come in Tommy?...........
Are your feet dirty?

Tommy:      Yes, ma’am, but I have my shoes on.

Trapper Trails Council

Ask if anyone can walk out of the room with two legs and return with six legs.  (Carry in a chair)

Bee Sting
Trapper Trails Council


2nd Cub “What’s the matter with you?”

1st Cub    “A bee’s stung my thumb!”

2nd Cub “Try putting some cream on it then.”

1st Cub             “But the bee will be miles away by this time.”

Alice, CS RT Commissioner
Pioneer District, Golden Empire Council

  • What do you get if you cross a mosquito with a sheep?
    Bah, humbug!
  • What do you call a bee that is born in the month of May?
    A May-bee!
  • What's an ant's favorite song?
    The National Ant-them!
  • What kind of bee has no stinger and no wings?
    A fris-bee!
  • Where can a spider always find a fly, even during the winter?
    In Web-ster's Dictionary!
  • What's the biggest ant in the world?
  • What’s a mosquito’s favorite sport?
    Skin diving!!
  • What insect is as smart as a talking horse?
    A spelling bee.

Trapper Trails Council

What did one cockroach say to the other cockroach?
                                     You bug me.

What do you get when you cross a bee with a cow?
                                    A Humburger

What has eighteen legs and catches flies?
                                A baseball team.

What has four wheels and flies?
                               A Garbage Truck

What do you call a bee that can’t make up its mind?
                                       A May bee.

What did the bug say when it hit the windshield?
I don’t have the guts to do that again!

What do you get when you cross a pig with a centipede?
                                 Bacon and legs.

Great Salt Lake Council

What is a caterpillar?
                          A worm rich enough to buy a fur coat.

What do you get when you cross an elephant with a fly?
      I don’t know, but if it lands on you, you’re a gonner.

Why did the teacher excuse the firefly?
     Because when you’ve got to glow, you’ve got to glow.

How did the firefly feel when he ran into the fan?

How many inch worms make a foot?                  Twelve.

If a moth breathes oxygen in the daytime, what does it breathe in the evening?   Nightrogen

What goes snap, crackle, fizz?
                                       A firefly with a short circuit.

What creature is smarter than a talking parrot?
                                                          A spelling bee.

What do you get if you cross a bee with a firearm?
                                                          A bee-bee gun.

Mosquito Knock Knocks
Trapper Trails Council

Knock Knock.
Who’s there?
Amos who?
A mosquito bit me.

Knock Knock.
Who’s there?
Stella who?
Stella nother mosquito bit me.

Knock Knock.
Who’s there?
Andy who?
Andy another mosquito bit me.

Knock Knock.
Who’s there?
Consumption who?
Consumption be done about all these mosquitoes?

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