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Beavers Roman Soldier night
You will need: Lots of cardboard: Large rectangles for shields, plus lots extra Paint Lots of Al foil Split pins, sellotape, staplers Small disposable bowls
Make a shield and sword
Making the sword Staple or sellotape two cardboard sword templates together. Add Aluminium foil to blade, and base of handle. Leave handle undecorated, or draw lines to represent leather strapping.
Making the Shield Take shield in colour of lodge. Add foil to bowl and card square to create boss. Attach to middle of shield using split pins. Attach handle on back.
Testudo Formation Testudo is latin for Tortoise
Similar technique still in use today
Red LodgeBlue LodgeGreen Lodge Testudo Formation
Each lodge to approach a ‘castle‘ of upturned tables in formation, and withstand attack from another lodge in form of balls of paper