Brown Bear, Brown Bear,
What Do You See?
Circle Time Activities:
Five Little Bears: (A felt board counting poem)
One little bear
Two little bears
Three little bears
Four little honey bears
Teddy Wore His Red Shirt: (A felt board color recognition poem) (Sung to the tune, "Mary Wore a Red Dress")
Teddy wore his red shirt, red shirt, red shirt,
Student Books: Let students make their own copy of the book to take home and share with their family. Click here to view and print the Emergent Reader from KinderCritters. Click here to view and print the Emergent Reader from Making Learning Fun.
Felt Board Characters: Print these color picture cards from DLTK. Give each student an animal. As you read the story, let each student put the appropriate animal on the felt board. Students can retell the story using the felt board characters.
Brown Bear Clank Can: Just another way for students to review the story. Adds some sensory and fine motor skills. :) Click here to view instructions.
Bear Color Sorting: Students sort bear counters or gummy bears by color.
Bear Counting: Print and laminate large honey pots programmed with numerals 1-5. Students count the correct number of teddy graham cookies onto each honey pot.
Play Dough Mats: Printable play dough mats from Making Learning Fun. Students make shapes of each animal named using cookie cutters. Click here to view and print.
M&M Color Sorting: Another printable Brown Bear activity from Making Learning Fun. Click here to view and print. You could also make multiple copies of these pictures, cut out, laminate, and let students sort the pictures, instead of M&M's.
Brown Bear: Give each student a brown bear pattern. Let students cover with a brown material (tear and paste construction or tissue paper, fingerpaint, sponge paint, or shake on coffee grounds.
Brown Bear Paper Plate Mask: Simple craft from Making Learning Fun. Click here for instructions.
Brown Bear Paper Plate Craft: Additional crafts from Making Learning Fun using paper plates. Click here for instructions.
Red Bird: Use feathers as brushes to paint a bird pattern red.
Gold fish: Tear and paste orange tissue paper and glue onto fish pattern. Sprinkle on gold glitter for added effect.
Large and Small pictures: Yet another set of printable pictures from Making Learning Fun. Click here to view and print.
Brown Bear Story Telling Pieces: Printable picture cards here. You can print them in black and white or color.
Color Word Charts: Printables to print and hang in your classroom. Click here to view and print.
Brown Bear Lotto: Create lotto (bingo) cards of the animals from the story and laminate. Give each student a lotto card. Place the animal pictures on the All-Turn-It spinner. Students take turns spinning for an animal. They name the animal (using a Big Mac if needed) and all student's mark their card. First student to get bingo WINS! Actually I just found printable lotto cards here from... you guessed it... Making Learning Fun. :)
Brown Bear Concentration: Printable game from Making Learning Fun. Click here to view and print.
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