Activities

Alice the Camel

Alice the camel has 10 humps, Alice the camel has 10 humps
Alice the camel has 10 humps, so go, Alice, GO!!
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
[Continue with 9, 8, 7 . . . humps, until . . . ]
Alice the camel has no humps, Alice the camel has no humps
Alice the camel has no humps, 'cause Alice is a HORSE!!

Camp Fires Burning

Camp fire's burning, camp fires burning
Draw nearer, draw nearer
In the gloamin, in the gloamin
Come sing and be merry (or Mary if you like)

Everyone sings it through once very loudly, and then it works well if you split the audience into groups and sing it as a round.

Animal Fayre

We went to the animal fair, the birds and the beasts were there,
The big baboon by the light of the moon was combing his auburn hair.
The monkey, he got drunk, and fell on the elephants trunk,
The elephant sneezed and fell on his knees,
And that was the end of the monkey! (The monkey, the monkey, the . . . etc.)

Quarter masters stores

There are rats, rats, as big as alley cats,
At the store, at the store.
There are rats, rats, as big as alley cats,
At the Quartermaster's store.

Chorus

My eyes are dim, I can not see.
I have not brought my specks with me. Repeat.
Mice . . . running through the rice.
Snakes . . . as big as garden rakes.
Beans . . . as big as submarines.
Gravy . . . enough to float the navy.
Cakes . . . that give us tummy aches.
Eggs . . . with scaly chicken legs.
Butter . . . running in the gutter.
Lard . . . they sell it by the yard.
Bread . . . with great big lumps like lead.
Cheese . . . that makes you want to sneeze.
Soot . . . they grow it by the foot.
Goats . . . eating all the oats
Bees . . . with little knobby knees.
Owls . . . shredding paper towels.
Apes . . . eating all the grapes.
Turtles . . . wearing rubber girdles.
Bear . . . with curlers in its hair.
Buffalos . . . with hair between their toes.
Foxes . . . stuffed in little boxes.
Coke . . . enough to make you choke.
Pepsi . . . that gives you apoplexy.
Roaches . . . sleeping in the coaches.
Flies . . . swarming 'round the pies.
Fishes . . . washing all the dishes.
Moths . . . eating through the cloths
Scouts . . . eating brussel sprouts.
Leaders . . . slapping at the skeeters. 

Ging gang gooley

Ging gang goolie goolie goolie goolie watcha,

Ging gang goo, ging gang goo.

Ging gang goolie goolie goolie goolie watcha,
Ging gang goo, ging gang goo.

Hayla, oh hayla shayla, oh hayla shayla, shayla, oh-ho,
Hayla, oh hayla shayla, oh hayla shayla, shayla, oh.

Shally wally, shally wally, shally wally, shally wally,
Oompah, oompah, oompah, oompah. 

Heads shoulders knees and toes

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes.

And eyes, and ears, and mouth,
And nose.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes.

Place both hands on parts of body as they are mentioned. On second time speed up, and get faster with each verse.

Three blind jellyfish
Three blind jellyfish, 
Three blind jellyfish, 
Three blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And one fell off...
Ohh...
 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And another one fell off...
Awww!
 
One blind jellyfish, 
One blind jellyfish, 
One blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And another one fell off...
Oh no!
 
No blind jellyfish, 
No blind jellyfish 
Sitting on a rock
And one jumped on!
Yay!
 
One blind jellyfish, 
One blind jellyfish, 
One blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And another one jumped on!
Hooray!
 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And another one jumped on!!
YAY!!
 
Three blind jellyfish, 
Three blind jellyfish, 
Three blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And one fell off...
Oh!
 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Two blind jellyfish, 
Sitting on a rock
And another one fell off...
Oh...
 
One blind jellyfish, 
One blind jellyfish, 
One blind jellyfish...[To Fade] 
Pizza Hut

A pizza hut, A pizza hut (make shape of a house with index fingers twice)
Kentucky fried chicken (flap arms like a chicken) and a pizza hut
Macdonald's, Macdonald's (point out arches in opposite directions)
Kentucky fried chicken and a pizza hut
Macdonald's, Macdonald's, Kentucky fried chicken and a pizza hut

Kumbayah

Kum by ya, my Lord, kum by ya,
Kum by ya, my Lord, kum by ya,
Kum by ya, my Lord, kum by ya,

O Lord, kum by ya.
Someone's crying, Lord, kum by ya,
O Lord, kum by ya.

Someone's praying, Lord, kum by ya,
O Lord, kum by ya.

Someone's singing, Lord, kum by ya,
O Lord, kum by ya. 

My name is joe
Hey, My name is Joe
And I work in a button factory,
I've got a wife and a dog and a family,
One day the boss came up to me and said
Hey Joe, Are you busy? I said no,
He said turn the button with your _____.
 
1) Left hand
2) Right Hand
3) Left Foot
4) Right Foot
5) Butt
6) Tongue 
He Jumped Without A Parachute

This is a British version of a song known in the US as Never tie a love knot in a parachuters chute. Tune Battle Hymn of the Republic - John Browns Body

First Version

He jumped without a parachute from twenty thousand feet
He jumped without a parachute from twenty thousand feet
He jumped without a parachute from twenty thousand feet
And he aint gorna jump no more

Chorus

Glory glory what a heck of a way to die
Glory glory what a heck of a way to die
Glory glory what a heck of a way to die
And he aint gorna jump no more
They scraped him off the tarmac like a lump of strawberry jam (3x)
And He aint .............
Chorus 
They put him in a sardine tin and sent him home to mum (3x)
And he aint........... 
Chorus 
They put him on the mantle piece for everyone to see (3x)
and he aint........
Chorus 
They spread him on a slice of bread when the vicar came to tea (3x)
and he aint.....
Last Chorus

Second Version

He jumped from forty thousand feet without a parachute
He jumped from forty thousand feet without a parachute
He jumped from forty thousand feet without a parachute
And he aint gonna jump no more

Chorus

Glory glory what a hell of a way to die
suspended by your braces when you dont know how to fly
Glory glory what a hell of a way to die
And he aint gonna jump no more 
He landed on the pavement like a lump of strawberry jam
He landed on the pavement like a lump of strawberry jam
He landed on the pavement like a lump of strawberry jam
And he aint gonna jump no more 
Chorus 
They put him in a match box and they sent him home to mum
They put him in a match box and they sent him home to mum
They put him in a match box and they sent him home to mum
And he aint gonna jump no more 
Chorus 
She put on the mantel piece for everyone to see
She put on the mantel piece for everyone to see
She put on the mantel piece for everyone to see
And he aint gonna jump no more
Chorus 
She put him on the table when the Vicar came to tea
She put him on the table when the Vicar came to tea
She put him on the table when the Vicar came to tea
And he aint gonna jump no more 
Chorus 
The Vicar spread him on some toast and said what lovely jam
The Vicar spread him on some toast and said what lovely jam
The Vicar spread him on some toast and said what lovely jam
And he aint gonna jump no more
Last Chorus 
Notes: Verse #4 is sometimes omitted, and the chorus is sometimes repeated a second time at the end, which gets louder through the first two lines and then quieter during the last two lines, with the last few words being slowed down and strung out, to emphasise the point that he aint gonna jump no more.

Gory, Gory
[Tune: Battle Hymn of the Republic]
He jumped out of the aeroplane without a parachute
[Repeat twice more.]
But he ain't going to jump no more.
Chorus
Gory, gory, what a heck of a way to die. [Repeat twice more.] Well, he ain't going to jump no more.
He landed on the tarmack like a dab of strawberry jam. 
[Repeat twice more.]
And he ain't going to jump no more.
We scraped him up and mailed him back inside an envelope.
[Repeat twice more.]
And he ain't going to jump no more.

You'll never get to heaven

Oh the Deacon went down, to the cellar to pray.
But he fell asleep, and stayed all day.
[Repeat.]
I Ain't gonna grieve my Lord no more.

Chorus

I Ain't gonna grieve my Lord no more.
I Ain't gonna grieve my Lord no more.
I Ain't gonna grieve my Lord no more.
Oh you can't get to heaven, in a rocking chair.
'Cause the Lord don't allow, no lazybones there. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven, in a [name of person]'s car.
'Cause the gosh darn thing, won't go that far. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven, in a [name of person]'s boat.
'Cause the gosh darn thing, won't even float. etc. 
Oh you can't get to heaven, on water skis.
'Cause the Lord don't allow, no hairy knees. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven, on roller skates.
'Cause you'll roll right by those pearly gates. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven in a limousine,
'Cause the Lord don't sell no gasoline. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven on a motor bike,
'Cause you'll get halfway, then you'll have to hike. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven in a supersonic jet,
'Cause the Lord ain't got no runways yet. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven with powder and paint,
'Cause it makes you look like what you ain't. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven in a strapless gown,
'Cause the gosh darn thing might fall right down. etc.
Oh you can't get to heaven in [name of person]'s pants,
'Cause [name of person]'s pants are full of ants. etc.
Oh you can't chew terbaccy on the golden shore,
'Cause the Lord don't have no cuspidor. etc.
Oh I want to go to heaven, and I want to do it right,
So I'll go up to heaven all dressed in white. etc.
Oh one fine day, and it won't be long,
You'll look for me, and I'll be gone. etc.
Oh if you get to heaven, before I do.
Just bore a hole, and pull me through. etc.
Well if I get to heaven, before you do.
I'll plug that hole, with shavings and glue. etc.
That's all there is, there ain't no more.
Saint Peter said, as he closed the door. etc.
Oh there's one more thing I forgot to tell,
If you don't go to heaven, you'll go to hell. etc.

Bingo Was His Name-o

There was a farmer had a dog and Bingo was his name-o'
B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, and Bingo was his name-o.

Sing song through six times, the first time just spelling out
the name BINGO; second time, clap the 'B' and spell out the last four letters; third time, clap the 'B' and the 'I' and spell out the last three letters; etc., until all five letters are clapped
out.

 

Father Abraham

Father Abraham had seven sons sir.
Seven sons sir had Father Abraham.
And they never laughed, and they never cried,
All the did was go like this: with a left (arm moving) . . . .
. . . With a left (arm) and a right (arm).
Finally: . . . with a left and a right, and a left (leg) and a
right (leg), and a nod, and a wiggle.

Singing in the Rain

We're singing in the rain, just singing in the rain.
What a glorious feeling, we're happy again.
Thumbs up! [Group echoes.]
Toot-ta-ta-da, toot-ta-ta-da, toot-DA-DA. [Group echoes.]
Add each of the following, in turn:
Elbows in
Knees bent
Toes together
Buns back
Chest out
Chin down
Tongue out

Full Kit List

PERSONAL KIT
1 x Large Hike Rucksack (approx 60-70 litre)
1 x Rucksack Liner (or 2 x plastic bags)
1 x Sleeping Mat 
1 x Sleeping Bag
1 x Waterproof Bag for storing your Sleeping
1 x Sleeping Bag Liner (optional)
1 x Survival Bag
Small quantity of money
1 x Notebook & pen/pencil
1 x Torch hand-held or a Head Torch 
1 x Spare Batteries for Torch
1 x Personal First Aid Kit
1 x Watch
1 x Whistle
1 x Maps
1 x Emergency Food Rations
1 x Water Bottle / Hydration Pack (2+ Litres)
1 x Knife, Fork, Spoon
1 x Small pocket knife/pocket tool
1 x Plate/Bowl
1 x Mug
1 x Dry container with Matches
1 x Small Wash Kit
1 x Small Towel
1 x Waterproof Cagoule/Coat
3 x Pairs Underwear
2 x T-shirts
1 x pair Walking Socks
2 x pair Sock Liners (optional)
1 x Shirt (woolen, cotton or fleece)
1 x Spare Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Spare Walking Trousers (NOT jeans)
1 x Pair of Trainers (optional)
1 x Hat (warm)
1 x Pair Gloves (woolen)
1 x Pair Shorts (if appropriate)
1 x Sunhat and or Suncream (if appropriate)
1 x Thermal Long Johns (optional)
1 x Pair Gaiters (optional)
1 x Waterproof Over-trousers

TO WEAR WALKING
1 x Pair Walking Boots (broken in)
1 x Pair Walking Socks.
2 x Pair Sock Liners- (optional)
1 x Thermal top or T-shirt-
1 x Shirt
1 x Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Walking Trousers (warm, NOT jeans)

GROUP KIT (to carry between the team)
1-2 x Lightweight hike tents
2-3 x Camping Stoves, Cooking Pots & Stove Fuel
2 x Scourers
1-2 x Maps (1:50 000 / 1:25 000)
1 -2 x Compass
1-2 x Map Cases
1 x Camera (optional)
2 x Tea Towels
Food -(small and lightweight)
5 x Plastic Bags -(for rubbish etc.)

 

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL KIT (for you to consider)
Storm Shelter
Waterproofing kit for boots/tents
Rucksack Protector
Secure Money Pouch
Survival Pack
Stuff Sack
Food Box

Lightweight Expedition

PERSONAL KIT
1 x Rucksack (approx 30 litre)
1 x Rucksack Liner (or 2 x plastic bags)
1 x Sleeping Mat
1 x Sleeping Bag
1 x Waterproof Bag for storing your Sleeping
1 x Survival Bag
Small quantity of money
1 x Torch hand-held or a Head Torch
1 x Spare Batteries for Torch
1 x Personal First Aid Kit
1 x Watch
1 x Whistle
1 x Maps
1 x Emergency Food Rations
1 x Water Bottle / camel back (2 Litres).
1 x Spare Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Hat (warm depending on time of year)
1 x Pair Gloves (woolen depending on time of year)
1 x Pair Shorts (if appropriate)
1 x Sunhat and or Suncream (if appropriate)
1 x Waterproof Over-trousers

 

TO WEAR WALKING
1 x Pair Walking Boots (broken in)
1 x Pair Walking Socks.
2 x Pair Sock Liners- (optional)
1 x Thermal top or T-shirt-
1 x Shirt
1 x Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Walking Trousers (warm, NOT jeans)

Activity Camp

PERSONAL KIT
1 x Rucksack (approx 30 litre)
1 x Sleeping Mat
1 x Sleeping Bag
Small quantity of money
1 x Torch hand-held or a Head Torch
1 x Spare Batteries for Torch
1 x Personal First Aid Kit
1 x Watch
1 x Knife, Fork, Spoon
1 x Small pocket knife/pocket tool
1 x Plate/Bowl
1 x Mug
1 x Water Bottle / camel back (2 Litres).
1 x Spare Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Pair Shorts (if appropriate)
1 x Sunhat and or Suncream (if appropriate)
1 x Waterproofs
1 x Towel
1 x Swimming kit

Weekend Activity

PERSONAL KIT
1 x Rucksack (approx 55 - 60 litre)
1 x Rucksack Liner (or 2 x plastic bags)
1 x Sleeping Mat
1 x Sleeping Bag
1 x Waterproof Bag for storing your Sleeping
1 x Survival Bag
Small quantity of money
1 x Torch hand-held or a Head Torch
1 x Spare Batteries for Torch
1 x Personal First Aid Kit
1 x Watch
1 x Knife, Fork, Spoon
1 x Small pocket knife/pocket tool
1 x Plate/Bowl
1 x Mug
1 x Water Bottle / camel back (2 Litres).
1 x Spare Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Hat (warm depending on time of year)
1 x Pair Gloves (woolen depending on time of year)
1 x Pair Shorts (if appropriate)
1 x Sunhat and or Suncream (if appropriate)
1 x Waterproofs
1 x Towel
1 x Swimming kit (if appropriate)

 

TO WEAR WALKING
1 x Pair Walking Boots (broken in)
1 x Pair Walking Socks.
2 x Pair Sock Liners- (optional)
1 x Thermal top or T-shirt-
1 x Shirt
1 x Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Walking Trousers (warm, NOT jeans)

Gilwell 24 / Monopoly Run

PERSONAL KIT
1 x Rucksack (approx 30 litre)
1 x Sleeping Mat
1 x Sleeping Bag
1 x Spending money (up to £30)
2 x Copies of activities permission forms 
1 x Torch hand-held or a Head Torch
1 x Personal First Aid Kit
1 x Watch
1 x Water Bottle / camel back (2 Litres).
1 x Spare Sweater (woolen or fleece)
1 x Pair Shorts (if appropriate)
1 x Sunhat and or Sun Cream (if appropriate)
1 x Towel
1 x Swimming kit
1 x Camera

Tea Towel and Tray

2 even teams

Equipment required: 2 teatowels and 2 food trays

Split yourselves into 2 teams and go to either end of the room. Number yourselves 1-10 in each team.

Aim: When your number is called you come to the centre of the room and you will pick up a tray and towel and you need to use your towel to whip the trays out of you opponents hand.

How to Win: By being the last one holding the tray and towel

Rules:

  • No holding the tray against your body
  • No whipping towels in face of opponent
  • No dropping of the tray and picking it back up and continuing
Spoons

4 even teams

Equipment required: 4 buckets and as many spoons as possible

Split yourselves into 4 teams and go to the 4 corners of the room. Number yourselves 1-10 in each team.

Aim: When your number is called you go to other teams buckets and take one spoon at a time from your opponents bucket and take it back to your bucket.

How to Win: By being the team with the most/all spoons

Rules:

  • No holding opponents back from getting spoons
  • No hiding spoons collected
  • No obstructing your bucket
Team Sit

No teams

No equipment required

Stand in a circle, facing the back of the person on your left. Come together really tight and try and sit all at once when a team leader shouts for you all to sit.

Aim: The aim is to the whole circle to be sat all together on each others laps keeping the circle, and then being able to stand all at the same time.

Rules:

  • No moving away from the circle
  • Do not purposefully injure anyone by stepping back
Splat

No teams

No equpiment Required

Form a circle with one person in the centre which will be your splatter. The splatter will spin in the centre and then will point at a person in the circle at random, then that person will duck and the people either side have to turn to each other and the fastest to say splat with their hand guns win. The slowest person to say splat is out and has to sit out. When it gets to the last to people, they are to stand back to back and take a step after every word said by the splatter until the keyword the splatter had chosen and told at the begginging. When that word is said, the person who is the fastest to turn and splat the opponent wins.

Aim: To be the fastest person in the circle when given different opponents.

How to Win: By being the last splatter left in the game.

Rules:

  • If you don't duck, you're out
  • No shouting from the crowd, putting people off
  • Its the quickest to say splat not the loudest
Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Cone

Split into pairs and put a cone between both facing into the cone.

Equipment required: 1 cone per pair

A leader has to go through the words heads, shoulders, knees and cones and when the leader calls out cones you have to grab the cone. After a few games you swap the words heads, shoulders, and knees with the word cone, so if the leader were to call out heads then that would be the word for grabbing the cone.

Aim: Be the first person from your pair to grab the cone. Swap Partners and keep repeating the game until concentration is loss.

No main winner

Rules:

  • No moving the cone closer from your opponent
  • No grabbing the cone early
  • No kicking the cone out of the way so the opponent can't get it
Hockey

4 even teams

Equipment required: 4 hockey sticks, a tennis ball, 4 tables

Split yourselves into 4 teams and go to the 4 corners of the room. Number yourselves 1-10 in each team. Put the tables up as shelters infront of team and corner.

Aim: When your number is called you come to the centre of the room where the ball is and you have to try and hit the ball on the table of you opponents with your hockey stick

How to Win: By being the team with the most points of hitting the ball on opposing teams tables.

Rules:

  • No obstructing other teams
  • No guarding your table from the ball
  • No holding of the ball or hiding it
Hopping Charlie

Two even teams

No equipment required for this game

Arranged in height order and number them starting with number 1 at the shortest end.

Aim: When your number is called you will hop on one foot with your arms folded across your body, make your opponent put there opposite foot on the floor (the one there not hopping on)

How to Win: By barging into you opponent to try and knock them enough to put there other foot on the floor

Rules:

  • Change of foot prohibited (point to other team)
  • Arms unfolded at any time is prohibited (point to other team unless knocked off balance)
  • No use of hands for pushing
  • No kicking
  • Elbows below face level
Crab Football

Two even teams

Equipment: Two Goals, Football

Arranged two teams then number the team members.

Aim: Score goals whilst in crabbing... get into a crab position - hand and feet on the floor with their backs to the floor. Then kick the ball into opposing goals

How to Win: When your number is called you will need to go out and score goals, the team is the team with the most goals

Rules:

  • No use of hands
  • Do not pick up the ball
  • No kicking
Poison Ivy

No teams

Equipment required: 1 cone

Create a circle around the cone, holding your neighbours hand/wrist.

Aim: Move the circle spinning around the cone and moving in and out of the cone to try and get someone in the circle to let go of the partner, making them out of the game or making somone touch the cone.

How to Win: By being the last one not to have touched the cone or letting go of neighbour

Rules:

  • Do not let go of your partners hand for no reason
  • Try not to pull to hard and make people collide with the cone with large impact causiong injury
60 Seconds

A watch that can record seconds

stand arm length apart from one another and closed eyes

Aim: When you think 60 seconds is up quitely but quickly drop and sit on the floor. Add a twist do it for more then 60 seconds at an odd number

How to Win: The person closest to 60 seonds win

Rules:

  • No counting out allowed
  • Silence at all times through out the game no audioable tapping
  • Eyes must not open until game is over
Cross Ball

4 even teams

Equipment required: 4 seperated areas in the room - seperated by chairs, 1 dodgeball

Split yourselves into 4 teams and go to the 4 sections of the room.

Aim: Hit the ball away from your sectioned area and work as a team to keep it out. A leader will shout stop and the area the ball is the team gets a point added to their score

How to Win: By being the team with the least points

Rules:

  • No holding it in an area
  • No running
Cereal Box

No teams

Equipment required: 1 Cereal Box

Sit round in a circle with a cereal box in the centre

Aim: Try to grab the box with your mouth and not being able to put your knees on the floor. The cereal box gets shorter and smaller down to the floor.

How to Win: By being able to grab the box at the shortest point, with no one else being able to do it

Rules:

  • No touching the floor with anything but your feet
  • No use of hands
The Shock

2 even teams

Equipment required:1 cone

Split yourselves into 2 teams and sit in two seperate lines opposites each. Hold hands with your neighbour on your left and right.

Aim:A hand squeese will come from the top of the lines a the same time from a leader and you need to pass the aqueese down your line and the last person needs to pick up the cone when they get the suqeese and its a race between the two teams. The winner or the round goes and sits up the top of the line where the squeese was set off and the opposing team shuffles down.

How to Win:By being the team with all their members back in their place from the beggining

Rules:

  • No sending the shock off before everyone is ready
  • No jumping a person from the shock
  • No obstructing the cone
Route Cards

Download Route Cards in PDF or DOC format

Filling in a Route Card

All boxes on the route card should be completed

Make sure you write in the map you are using (e.g. OL22 New Forest)

Make sure your Grid Refs are accurate and only use 6 figure references

Escape routes should be planned and use easy to access end points (car parks, leisure centres, museums or other public places)

Measure your distance accurately this will have a massive impact on your timings later.

Know your pacing and team speed this will impact on your timings.

Give your self comfortable break times this can help if you run into problems as you can use these to make time up if you fall behind in your timings.

make sure you have the emergency contact number filled in on the route card for the leader in charge.

Rules for route Cards:

Add 1 minute for every 10 meters climbed (Route Cards)

Add 1 minute for every 20 meters descended (Route Cards)

Mag to grid get rid (Compass and Map)

Grid to Mag, Add (Compass and Map)

Along the corridor and up the stairs (Grid References)

Walk along the flat before flying upwards (Grid References)

Coke Can Pancakes

Coke Can

Dutch Arrows

Dutch Arrows are great fun to play with and have contests on how far you can throw it with other explorers.

Equipment Needed: Stick, Sharp Knife, 2 Strips of Cardboard, String

1) Find a straight thin stick.

2) Shave off the bark.

3) Create a point on one end by using the knife.

4) Using the knife, create a cross section at the other end of the stick.

5) Put a slit in one of the cardboard pieces and slip it into the other piece of cardboard to create a cross.

6) Slide the cardboard into the cross you created at the top of the stick. (This is the flight)

7) Cut a notch just below the flight for your string to slide into.

How to Fly:

1) Wrap a piece of string round your hand.

2) Wrap the other end round the notch.

3) Hold the end of the arrow at the end of the arrow( make sure the cord is tight)

4) Throw the arrow like a javelin.

5) The string should multiply your throw and the arrow will go about 100 metres.

7) The string should stay in your hand and come off the arrow.

Pin Hole Camera

Pin Hole Camera

Tie Dye

Tie Dye

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