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    Camp Fire Songs for Beavers

    I've been asked to run a camp fire for our Beavers in a couple of weeks time, and I was wondering if anyone who works with our youngest section could recommend a few songs that work particularly well with this age group. Any other comments or observations re. keeping them entertained would be much appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.

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    We're going on a bear hunt is ideal for Beavers - most of them will have read the book relatively recently at home.
    Does anyone know what's going on?

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    +1 to Bear Hunt.

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    I mean it's a bit gory but they love it.

    Banana song.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Puzzledbyadream View Post
    Banana song.
    Does anyone know what's going on?

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    Thanks for the suggestions. Don't know Alice the Camel, but I'm sure I can find it on YouTube.

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    McDonalds, McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut (not sure of real name)
    We call this 'Fast Food' and its one of the Scouts' favourites (especially the Star Wars alternative).

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    Quote Originally Posted by oneiros View Post
    We call this 'Fast Food' and its one of the Scouts' favourites (especially the Star Wars alternative).

    Banana Song?
    https://myvirtualsongbook.wordpress....e-banana-song/
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    Playing with my baby bumble bee - make sure it is the version with "throwing up my baby bumble bee". Beavers love songs with icky in them

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    If you are a Beaver and you know it clap your paws, wag your tail, build a dam etc etc

    Penguin song

    Johnny was a parachutist (sigh)

    Akela does a version of going on a bear hunt which has 'guns, big guns and bullets lots of 'um'.. not keen on that one!
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    Quote Originally Posted by oneiros View Post
    I've been asked to run a camp fire for our Beavers in a couple of weeks time, and I was wondering if anyone who works with our youngest section could recommend a few songs that work particularly well with this age group. Any other comments or observations re. keeping them entertained would be much appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.
    The Poo song (Music is linked at the bottomof page)

    http://www.crisolin.com/songs/we-trod-in

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    some campfire songs on our site

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    I suppose any song that follows the "lead and repeat" structure would work, or lots of repetition.
    I do camp fires for our Cubs, but when our beavers attend, the ones that they like are
    The pirate song (when I was 1 I ...... the day I went to sea)
    Have you ever had a penguin come for tea?
    My name's Joe (button factory)
    Plus others...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chell View Post
    Charlie had a pigeon
    Is that the one where the pigeon ends up covered in shite, or is there a more Beaver-friendly version of which I am unaware...

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