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Pre-Opening Activity

Collectors Family Quiz


Use the following as a pre-game for families to do together during the gathering time at pack meeting. Afterwards give them the answers and provide a small treat (such as a foil covered chocolate coin or a piece of "rock candy") for all who participated.

With your family, see how many collectors you can match up with what they collect.

1. Geologist
2. Ichthyologist
3. Ichnologist
4. Philatelist
5. Numismatist
6. Entomologist
7. Genealogist
8. Gemologist

a. Fish
b. Precious stones
c. Insects
d. Ancestors
e. Stamps
f. Fossil footprints
g. Rocks
h. Money

Answers:
1-g, 2-a, 3-f, 4-e, 5-h, 6-c, 7-d, 8-b.

Scoring:
7-8 Wow! You are a real lexicologist (specialist in the meaning of words)
4-6 Great job! You know a lot!
1-3 Good going! You are learning!
0 Thanks for being a good sport!