Bridge Building 101
Materials: 20 full pages of newspaper. One roll of
Make several teams using the parents and boys. The
object is to make a bridge as strong as possible. The bridge must
span an imaginary river of 20 inches. The winner can be the bridge
that is the strongest, if several are actually made.
is the best way to decide the winner, using categories: Looks most
like a real bridge, Looks least like a real bridge; Looks like you
guys were not building a bridge at all, etc.
Takes 10 to 15
minutes, or this game can be a project for the Webelos dens to bring
into the Pack meeting.
Options: Add 10 feet of dental floss and
one small tube of glue.
Please check out the last page for an additional
pre-opening activity that I did.