Storytime ideas: Bears

Here are some ideas for a storytime on bears:

Books:

Where’s My Teddy? by Jez Alborough
When a small boy named Eddie goes searching for his lost teddy in the dark woods, he comes across a gigantic bear with a similar problem.

 

The Three Bears  by Byron Barton
While three bears are away from home, Goldilocks ventures inside their house, tastes their porridge, tries their chairs, and finally falls asleep in Baby Bear’s bed.

 

The Terrible Plop  by Ursula Dubosarsky

When a mysterious sound sends the whole forest running away in fear, only the littlest rabbit is courageous enough to discover what really happened.

 

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?  by Bill Martin
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different colour.

 

 

Hugless Douglas
By David Melling
Douglas the bear wakes up one morning wanting a hug. He unsuccessfully tries hugging a rock, a tall tree, and an odd-feeling bush that runs away. Won’t anyone give him a hug?

Bear Snores on by Karma Wilson
On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

 

 

Crafts:
Poloar Bear Craft
http://www.twigglemagazine.com/January-activities/polar-bear-craft.html

Bear Paper Craft
http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mpaperbear.htm

Brown Bear Craft
http://www.dltk-teach.com/books/brownbear/index.htm

Paperbag Bear puppet
http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/animals/wild/bagbear2.htm

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