Knife Skills

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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.


  • craft activity
  • Healthy Eating
  • Knives
  • New skills
  • Outdoor activity
  • outdoors
  • safety

Badge Links

  • Adventure - Activity
  • Camper - Gadgets
  • Craft - Badge Completed
  • Outdoors - Camp Gadget
  • Outdoors - Knife, Axe & Saw
  • Skills - Other
  • Survival Skills - Knife skills