5-minute fillers | 9 February

5Minute Filler 9Feb BLOG

Challenge your Scouts’ literary and creative skills with this quick-thinking game.


Divide your Scouts into teams of 5 people and give each team some paper and pens.

Shout out a word made up of more than four letters.

The teams must write the word in a line down the left hand side of their piece of paper.

On the right hand side they must do the same but this time, they should write the word backwards.

Then (depending on how long the word is) give them a few minutes to write down words to fill in the lines between the first and last letters.

The first team to complete all of the lines wins.


Here’s an example:






Looking for another quick game to play? Here’s last week’s 5 minute filler activity.

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