Paws of Skill
Ask your parents to download the worksheet for Paws of Skill . It has some stuff in it that will help you complete the requirements and earn the Paws of Skill Award.
Paws of Skill Requirements
Obstacles are not obstacles, you go over, under or around them. In Paws of Skills you learn more about why it’s important to stay physically active all of your life to stay health and fit. You can plan an obstacle course with your Den and have a competition to see who finishes first. Either way, your Paws of Skill Award will be the achievement for all of your hard work!
Complete at least Requirements 1-4. Requirements 5-7 are optional.
- Talk with your family or den about what it means to be physically fit. Share ideas of what you can do to stay in shape.
- With your family or den, talk about why it is important to stretch before and after exercising. Demonstrate proper warm-up movements and stretches before and after each activity you do that involves action.
- Select at least two physical fitness skills and practice them daily for two weeks. See if you can improve during that time.
- With your family or your den, talk about what it means to be a member of a team. Working together, make a list of team sports, and talk about how the team works together to be successful. Choose one and play for 30 minutes.
- With your den, develop an obstacle course that involves five different movements. Run the course two times and see if your time improves.
- With your den, talk about sportsmanship and what it means to be a good sport while playing a game or a sport. Share with your den how you were a good sport or demonstrated good sportsmanship in requirement 4.
- Visit a sporting event with your family or your den. Look for ways the team works together. Share your visit with your den.