Big Idea #15 Fitness and
Denver Area Council
Make "Tin Can Walkers", Practice the Cub
Scout Promise, Motto and your Den yell; Go to a hockey game as a
tiger den (many colleges will get you in free just call the box
office and ask); go for a winter walk along a nature trail; Prepare
to give a cheer at your next meeting;
Set up a tiger fitness circle relay where Tigers and
Tiger partners shuttle through a course of fitness
Form a circle as large as the room permits with
everyone facing the same direction. Give instructions for various
activities as follow:
1. Start walking in a circle, and keep
walking between these exercises
2. Start hopping.
yourself as small as possible and continue walking
yourself as tall as possible and continue walking, now reach you
hands over you head …
Keep developing more
instructions and remember…KISMIF (Keep It Simple, Make It
Big Idea #4 Prepare For
Denver Area Council
Take your Tigers to the local police and/or fire
department for a tour. Or invite the fire department to send an
ambulance to your Tiger meeting. Have each Tiger color a poster
about safety; Make a first aid kit for each Tiger family;
Review the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, of giving
information over the phone during an emergency.
calling, tell the operator your name.
WHAT happened, with
enough details to help emergency personnel
WHERE you are
calling from, so that you can be found.
Make a list of emergency
numbers for your area, practice dialing these numbers on an
unplugged telephone, have your leader act as the emergency
Talk about fire safety and the importance of
First aid kit: For each Tiger: Large empty plastic
pill bottle or 35mm film can, Band-Aids, sealed alcohol wipes,
cotton balls, and a quarter (for phone calls)
Punch two holes in
side of the bottle, put pipe cleaner through holes and secure by
twisting inside, leaving enough on the outside for a belt loop or
tie slide. Assemble and decorate with reflective tape or paint or
Heart of America
The activities in this big idea are designed to
equip your child to deal with an emergency when there is no adult
present. His knowledge of emergency procedures will strengthen his
self-esteem and self-confidence.
1. Make a first aid kit and bring to
meeting to share. Parents let the boys decide the important things
to put in. At meeting, compare, share and discover if they have all
the vital items. Make a Tiger first aid kit using items from
everyone's kit. Keep this for use at meetings and outing.
a field trip to a fire department or hospital.
3. Discuss how
medicine is different from candy. Discuss possible harms from taking
medicine without parents' permission.
Your bike should be the right size for you. It
should be safe and in good riding condition. Have an adult check it
out for you. If you notice that something is wrong with it, be sure
to tell mom or dad.
Bike Safety Rules
- Always wear shoes. Don't ride barefoot.
- It's best to wear long pants and a shirt with
- Loose fitting clothing can get caught in the
- Wear a helmet if you have one.
- Know what all the traffic signs mean.
- Follow the same traffic rules as the driver of
a car does.
- Ride in the bike lane wherever you can.
- If you must ride on a sidewalk, watch out for
- Always ride in the same direction as traffic,
never against it.
- Watch carefully when crossing driveways and
- If you have to be out after dark, be sure your
bike has good reflectors and a light.
- Wear light colored clothing.
- Have a basket on your bike so your hands can be
free for the handlebars.
- Always keep your hands on the
- Be cautious--jumping with your bike can be
- Don't ride with more than one person on the
- If you see a "No Bikes Allowed" sign,
be courteous and don't ride there.