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Alphabet > Letter B > B is for Bear
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Letter T > T is for Teddy bear

CraftsTeddy Bears

Nursery Rhymes
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear 

Show & Tell > Bring Teddy Bears



This is probably one of the most famous teddy bear rhymes and children love it.  Suggestion: If conducting this activity at a preschool or child care facility plan ahead to have children bring their favorite teddy bear for show and tell.

It would also be fun to end the activity reading a book and/or a short video about a teddy bear or fairy tale bear characters.  Here are suggestion with existing activities:
Winnie the Pooh or Corduroy are obvious choices or a fairy tale:  Goldilocks and the Three Bears with various activities.  The craft activities suggested have various learning activities.

Activity #1 Nursery Rhyme-Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

*  Print, read from screen and sing the nursery rhyme poster in the link provided.  Make sure children understand the meaning of all the  words.   Identify colors and images in the picture.   To aid you in the presentation you read and sing the rhyme with Teddy Bear craft in color.  Later the children can do the black and white version.

Tell the children they are going to do fun activities with teddy bears and later read the rhyme again with the surprises they will make.

Note:  Children under 2 will benefit greatly from singing, using puppets, stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.

Activity:  Letter T is for Teddy bear printable activities
Introduce or practice letter T with your selection of activities in this lesson plan.

Activity:  Teddy Bear Crafts 
There are many choices for crafts depending on the ages of the children.  All are available to print in color or black & white coloring format.

Review each craft link to decide which craft & activities best meet your needs.  Each craft will address many preschool skills in the process of making them:  colors, shapes, numbers/ counting/ sorting, fine motor skills, and more.

Activity #4:  Coloring Pages Activity-One Page with Nursery Rhyme Text - (links in the materials column)
This can be an additional activity or take home activity.

*  In this activity children will have fun coloring and/or painting an image of the same teddy bears featured in the nursery rhyme color poster
*  Print the coloring page in the link provided
*  Suggest to the children they color the teddy bear any color they want or to resemble their own teddy bear.
*  Read and sing the rhyme again sliding your finger under the text.           
*  Provide a variety of materials to color and/or paint the page.  
*Teddy Bear Page #1 (with with nursery rhyme text) is a good take home activity and parents reinforce the activity at home.

Print or read from the screen 
Nursery Rhyme Poster (color)

Nursery Rhyme Card Black & white:
Nursery Rhyme Poster (bw)

Coloring Pages:
Nursery Rhyme Coloring Page with Text:
Page #1

Teddy Bear Coloring Pages

Letter T Teddy Bear Printable Activities


Select a Teddy Bear Craft that meets your needs for age and holiday or seasonal theme

*Show & Tell:
For this activity it would be helpful to have different types of teddy bears:  brown bears, polar bear, pandas, etc. or have children bring their favorite teddy bear for a show & tell activity

* white paper 
* something to color with
Note: refer to craft links for materials needed.

 

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