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Activity 1 > Learn about Bears > Animal Alphabet Flash cards or make a mini-book
Print your choice of color or black and white version of the flash cards.
- Demonstrate the bear
and teddy bear images in the flash cards. Read and explain the content. The initial sound of letter Bb, the word bear starts with that sound.
- Ask the children if they have ever seen a real bear and discuss
comments. What do they know about bears. Read the basic bear facts
in the poster and visit the online resources below to expand on
information and real images of bears.
- Do they have a favorite story, book, movie or TV bear or teddy bear character, such as
the ones in the flash card: Winnie the Pooh or Corduroy.
- Additional activities:
- Children can color the flashcards.
- Print the card twice to play a concentration memory game.
Mix cards, place face down. Lift two cards, if they match set
aside, if they don't place back down, until all cards are matched.
- Make a mini-book, and staple the cards.
Activity 2 > Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Bear | Polar
Skills > Problem solving, bilingual English - Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a fun bear and
polar bear image. The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the
change cut button to change shape and number of pieces.
Learn about bears: Bears at sister site Kidzone.ws | Bear
and Polar Bear at Wikipedia.org
Flash cards B Bear
black & white
Letter B Bear
Online Jigsaw Puzzles