Activities to explore the five ways to wellbeing
Explore the five ways to wellbeing with our ready-made activities.
These activities count towards a number of different badges and awards. Click on the activities below to find out more then get stuck in.
Always follow the government guidance for your area. If you’re doing these activities as a Scout group, you must read and follow the detailed guidance on getting everyone back together safely before you run any activities.
The chit chat
Revise and recount a recent adventure to the rest of the group, with the help of some picture prompts.
Ages: 10½-18 | Takes: 50 minsRun this activity
Brownsea island discs
There are worse places to be stranded than Brownsea Island, especially if you can take some of your favourite tunes with you.
Ages: 6-18 | Takes: 45 minsRun this activity
A world of our Scout's own
This Scout’s Own is the perfect way to reflect on all of the opportunities Scouts brings.
Ages: 10½-14 | Takes: 20 minsRun this activity
Move your feet then take your seat in this muscle-group musical chair challenge.
Ages: 8-14 | Takes: 10 minsRun this activity
Practise to progress
Make a sports diary to track your progress and tell others about your sport.
Ages: 8-10½ | Takes: 30 minsRun this activity
Jump into three challenges and keep an eye on the rope, as we look at the benefits of hopping, skipping and jumping.
Ages: 8-14 | Takes: 20 minsRun this activity
Core control and perfect posture are key to holding yourself up in these balance-building exercises.
Ages: 8-14| Takes: 20 minsRun this activity
Mindfulness of breathing
Try and breathe like the Buddha with this basic meditation technique.
Ages: 8-18 | Takes: 20 minsRun this activity
Take a few moments to practice mindfulness with the help of some everyday objects.
Ages: 8-18 | Takes: 10 minsRun this activity
Feel the view
Create a tactile landscape, to experience art in a new way that’s also more accessible.
Ages: 6-10½ | Takes: 45 minsRun this activity
Shape some new wonders of the natural world in your meeting place, by creating some sparkling crystals and geodes.
Ages: 8-10½ | Takes: 1 hourRun this activity
Pitta pocket pizzas
Whip up a quick and easy dinner on the embers of a fire with this tasty recipe.
Ages: 6-18 | Takes: 20 minsRun this activity
Use vegetables in some of your favourite bakes to add in an extra hit of healthy.
Ages: 10½-18 | Takes: 1 hour 30 minsRun this activity
Show how a kind message can make all the difference when helping someone and write one for a friend in need.
Ages: 6-14 | Takes: 50 minsRun this activity
Feed the birds
Learn about the natural world by making a bird feeder packed with delicious treats for our feathered friends. Who will visit?
Ages: 6-10½ | Takes: 50 minsRun this activity