What If. . .?
The following are story ideas you can use during a quiet time in your den meeting. Let each scout pick one these ideas (you can add a few of your own), give him a few minutes and let him finish the story. Imaginations can be very powerful and lots of fun, too.
If I Could Be. . .
Imagine being a tennis shoe, a backpack, or a jet ski: Using pictures from newspapers or magazines, have each scout select one picture of an inanimate object and write or tell a story from that object's point of view using as many of the following questions as possible:
What are you and what do you do:
I'D LIKE TO BE A CUB SCOUT
I'd like to be Cub Scout
I'd like to be a Cub Scout
And our annual barbecue.
Come on and be a Cub Scout
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