Baloo's Bugle

January 2008 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 14, Issue 6
February 2008 Theme

Theme: Chinese New Year
Webelos: Scholar & Engineer
Tiger Cub
Requirement 4

WEB SITES

 

This month discover the Krafty Kids Webring.  Go to

http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Glade/3897/index2.html

And you can open the doors to many different activities and projects.  There are doors for nature, kitchen, holidays and even one for Scouts that says it has a lot of recycling ideas.

Alice, Golden Empire Council

http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/  -
A great site from our friends across the pond.  You can click on origami and Chinese new Year links

www.fathertimes.net/chinesenewyear.htm
Lots of info, including recipes, songs, traditions

www.enchantedlearning.com
Go to China, lots of information, also printouts, crafts, games, info about country and customs – you can click on separate themes within their site, such as the Great Wall

http://www.chinesecultureonline.com -
General information, click on music, games and fun, encyclopedia-which will lead you to other information

www.mandarintools.com/chinesename.html
A fun way to get a Chinese name, using your own name, birthdate, etc.  great way to start working on creating your own personal signature or “chop”

Go to http://www.manderintools.com  for an interactive site that will show you much about Chinese.  If you click on Get a Chinese Name each person can enter their real name, some personal traits, their birth date and then be given a personal Chinese name – great fun! - Alice

Abacus

You may want to use the first site to build one and
get your instructions on how to use it
from the second site – Alice

 

www.geocities.com/learner_center/abacus.html 
How to make a Chinese abacus using craft sticks, skewers and pony beads

www.galaxy.net/~k12/math/abacus.shtml
How to make a very low cost abacus using corrugated cardboard, skewers and pony beads – also instruction on how to use it.

Chinese Children’s Songs

www.mamalisa.com/world/china/homework.html 
See them written in English and Chinese, and even hear some of them

www.kaboose.com/holidays/chinese-new-years/chinese_new_year.html -
Paper lanterns, felt fortune cookie decorations

www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/chinese-new-year/index.html -
Information about Chinese New Years, coloring pages, scrambler puzzles, word searches, recipes, games – including a concentration game based on animals of the Chinese calendar

www.dltk-holidays.com/china/index.htm -
Easy children’s recipe for moon cakes, printable games for Chinese New Year, Year of the Rat template

www.familyfun.go.com/parties/holiday/feature/fam199702
Crafts such as a Chinese banner, Good Luck Goldfish craft, games, planning a Chinese New Years Party

 

Great Salt Lake Council

 

http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/chineseny.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/chinesenewyear/

http://www.educ.uvic.ca/faculty/mroth/438/CHINA/chinese_new_year.html

http://www.c-c-c.org/chineseculture/festival/newyear/newyear.html

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/chinese-new-year/

http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems54.html

http://www.phillipmartin.info/clipart/chinese.htm

 


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