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Week Six TY2TT: World activities for Beavers and Cubs

Welcome to week six of our Taking You to The Top challenge. This is a programme to help with scouting at home and continuing to work towards your top awards. 

Week 6 - World (This will link to the World Challenge Awards & Skills element of Chief Scout Platinum & Diamond)

Main Activity

Choose 1, this can be done across all sections tailored to suit age range.

International Cuisine: Help cook a meal from a different country for your family

Community Impact: Make an effort to help in your community; check on local neighbours, delivering food, medicines, making cards for elderly, or help at a food bank

Environment: No planet B; learn about how we can reduce reuse and recycle our household waste, then create an eco brick

Ready, Steady, Recycle activity

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Beavers

Djembe drums: make a West African drum and perform with some new songs

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Celtic comics: create a comic celebrating some of Scotland’s symbols

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Snug as a bug: value the outdoors and go mini beast hunting

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Good deed discovery: explore acts of kindness and how to say ‘thank you’ 

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From grey to green: encourage your community to provide wildlife-friendly spaces

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Behind the disguise: identify the local person in disguise and find out what they do

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Celebrate the festival of light: make a diya and learn about the festival of light

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Take Notice: take time to pause and connect with the world with this sensory check in. Go outside. Notice... 5 things you can see. 4 things you can feel. 3 things you can hear. 2 things you can smell. 1 thing you can taste.

Cubs

Love where you live: Create a local community map. What services are there? Where are they? Who are they for? Try and visit one of these services if possible.

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Messy Nessies: Make mythical mess monsters whilst learning about the harm rubbish can cause wildlife.

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Community chest: Identify and complete an activity that benefits your local community.  Some examples could be litter picking at the beach and park or collecting donations for the food bank.

One world one promise: learn Scout promises from around the world

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Celebrate the festival of light: Make a diya, and learn about the festival of light. 

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Link up: Use your fingers to create reflections (or prayers), then join them together to make a paper chain.

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Sacred sites: People worship in different ways and in different places. Learn about how and why as you visit a local religious site.

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Talk to Me – Learn about the importance of good mental wellbeing and raise awareness in the community.

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