The Greatest Show on EarthIndian Nations Council
Props:Box with coiled spring in it and fur tied to end of spring. When box is opened spring will shoot fur out of box.
Setting:2 Scouts talking about what they caught in the woods.
Object:Get other Scouts to look in box and see the Mongoose.
Cub 1:Did you see what we caught in the woods last weekend?
Cub 2:No! What was it?
Cub 1:It's a Mongoose.
Cub 2:A what?
Cub 1:A Mongoose, they are very quick and hard to catch. Did you know that?
Cub 2:Where is this Mongoose?
Cub 1:Right here in this box.
Cub 2:Can I look?
Cub 1:Sure! But don't scare it. (Peek in box lid carefully.)
Cub 2:Wow did you see how shiny and glassy the eyes looked?
Cub 1:You know they are so fast that they kill snakes by grabbing their head?
Cub 2:Wow that's really neat. (Get someone to look and let the box lid come open quickly, so fur flies.)
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