Beavers should be able to complete the whole activity badge in one session, if all bases are completed.
- Print out of 'A Canner Can Can'
- FS 260039
- French Beavers information sheet inc.uniform images
- Flag examples
- Country fact sheets
- 5x foods to try (consider allergies)
BASE 1: Learn a song/poem from a different country. This is a limerick from USA.
A Canner Can Can Limerick
A canner exceedingly canny,
One morning remarked to his granny:
"A canner can can
Anything that he can,
But a canner can't can a can, can he?
BASE 2: Beaver equivalents. We will consider French Beaver Scout equivalents. Use Factsheet 260039 from Gilwell, along with images etc.
BASE 3: Five flags- Beavers, in their lodges should each pick a different flag and draw it, they should try and find a fact about the country, which they should then share as a lodge (minimum of 5).
BASE 4: Five foods & learn a greeting- try five different foods, talk about where they come from, whether Beavers like them or not and if we have a similar version. Utilise the leaders' language abilites and teach a greeting known by one of them. Simple examples: Bonjour- French, Ciao- Italian etc.