Category: Otters

Otters: Blue Paw

Recently I wrote up how to complete the Red Paw for otters in a set of meetings. Below, I’ve done the same thing for the Blue Paw.  This set includes needing to have 5...

Otter Red Paw

How do you work on getting through an otter paw quickly and efficiently? Is there a way to plan a set of meetings to check those boxes faster? Below, I’ve outlined a plan to...

Otter Story Time

Story time is part of many otter meetings.  Kids just love stories, and picture books can help them relate to others, grasp new ideas and develop empathy for others and our natural world. Amazingly,...

New Otters!

Despite the pandemic the 901st Buffalo group in Bartlett, TN has hit the ground running with the newest group in the South!  Thanks so much, GSM Aislinn for sharing these pictures of your otters...

Leaf Rubbing: Otter Ideas

Recently, I saw a neat way to do leaf rubbings with kids to make art, and though it would be great for our otters! First, you gather leaves of various shapes. If possible, you...

Otter Pals!

From Nicole with the 141st Irregulars in Florida: I’m an Otter leader and one way I’m trying to keep our raft engaged is having them put together an ‘otter buddy’ to scout with while...

What to do with Otters?

Having an Otter Raft is a lot of fun. It can also be a lot of work! We have some ideas on how to work on badges and have fun.