30 Day Challenge 3rd-4th Grade

The videos below were created to introduce families who are not in Cub Scouting to activities that are done in Cub Scouting during the pandemic.  They may also be used to help support Den Leaders in providing resources to the members of their den during virtual meetings or at home activities.

Day 1 – Cookbook

Character Trait – Thrifty

This video supports Bear Adventure Bear Picnic Basket – Requirement 1.  Create your own cookbook using at least five recipes that you could prepare on your own with adult supervision.  Include at least one recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 2 – Steps to Preparing a Meal

Character Trait – Obedient

This video supports Bear Adventure Bear Picnic Basket – Requirement 2.  In this section the steps of planning to prepare a meal is covered.

Day 3 – Plan a Meal

Character Trait – Reverent

This video supports Bear Adventure Bear Picnic Basket – Requirement 4.  With the help of an adult, select a recipe and prepare it in the kitchen or on the grill outside.  Help to select the needed ingredients, cook, and serve your meal to your family.  Clean up afterwards. 

Day 4 – Kitchen Tools

Character Trait – Helpful

This video supports Bear Adventure Bear Picnic Basket – Requirement 2.  In this section a review of kitchen tools and how they are used is covered. 

Day 5 – History of Marbles

Character Trait – Kind

This video supports Bear Adventure Marble Madness – Requirement 1.  Learn about the history of marbles and share with your family what you learned.  Describe the different sizes of marbles and what they are mod of and used for.

Day 6 – Marble Terms

Character Trait – Brave

This video supports Bear Adventure Marble Madness – Requirement 3.  Learn four words that are used when talking about marbles.  tell what each of the words mean and how it relates to playing marbles. 

Day 7 – Marble Games

Character Trait – Trustworthy

This video supports Bear Adventure Marble Madness – Requirement 2.  Learn about three different marble games and learn to play one of them.  Play a game with a family member.

Day 8 – Marble Golf

Character Trait – Courteous

This video supports Bear Adventure Marble Madness – Requirement 4A.  Play marble golf.

Day 9 – Sink or Float

Character Trait – Courteous

This video supports Bear Adventure Super Science – Requirement 3.  Do a sink-or-float investigation.  Explain what you learned.

Day 10 – Critter Care

Character Trait – Courteous

This video supports Bear Adventure Critter Care – Requirement 1B.  If you do not have a pet, research one that you would like to have and prepare a report about the care it needs.

Day 11 – Chromatograhpy

Character Trait – Freindly

This video supports Bear Adventure Forensics Requirement 3A.   Learn about chromatography and how it is used in solving crimes.  

Day 12 – NASA

Character Trait – Brave

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Adventures in Science – Requirement 2.   Learn about NASA.

Day 13 – Solar System

Character Trait – Reverent

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Adventures in Science – Requirement 3C.  Build a scale model of the solar system.

Day 14 – Night Sky

Character Trait – Helpful

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Adventures in Science – Requirement 3F.  Study the night sky.  Sketch the appearance of the North Star (Polaris) and the Big Dipper over a six hour period. 

Day 15 – Electrical Panel 

Character Trait – Loyal

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Fix It! – Requirement 2A.  Locate the electrical panel in your home.  Determine if the electrical panel has fuses or breakers. 

Day 16 – Learn About a Scientist 

Character Trait – Friendly

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Adventures in Science 3I.  Read the biography of a scientist.   Tell what the scientist is famous for and why his or her work is or was important.

Day 17 – Cutting Water off for a Sink or Toilet

Character Trait – Cheerful

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Fix It – Requirement 2C.  Learn how to shut the water off to a sink.

Day 18 – How a Toilet Flushes

Character Trait – Thrifty

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Fix It – Requirement 4D.  Demonstrate how to stop a toilet from running.

Day 19 – Learn About Robots

Character Trait – Loyal

This video supports Bear Adventure, Robotics – Requirement 2.  Learn about robots.

Day 20 – Wall Studs

Character Trait – Cheerful

This video supports Webelos Adventure, Fix It – Requirement 4S.  Find wall studs, and help an adult hang a curtain rod or a picture.