Teach the kids how to use knives
Knives. Beavers/Cubs: Carrot. Scouts+: Knife
Teach knife safety and basic handling.
The Beavers are introduced to different knives. One at a time, a beaver gets to use a knife to chop up a carrot - under the supervision of a leader.
Learn about knife safety: Blood Bubble and Triangle of Death. Then carve a tent peg from a piece of wood.
See instruction sheet for knife cutting techniques and safety notes. Laminate and keep with your set of knives.