Friday, May 26, 2017

Teddy Bear Picnic and Bear Theme

 Teddy Bear Picnic Program Outline and Pictures



Show bear puppet? What sound do they make? Where do they live/sleep?Bears in the winter like to sleep in their cave Which is called “Hibernating. Also show white bear craft and ask what color is this bear? Does anyone know what this one is called? Where do you think polar bears live? They live where its cold in the artic where there is lots of snow and ice. We are going to share books all about bears and polar bears today and then make a special craft (U choose which one you want to do with them.)

READ Books:
Brown Bear, Brown Bear By Eric Carle
Where’s My Teddy? By Jez Albough
Orange Pear Apple Bear By Emily Gravett

Polar Bear Night By Lauren Thompson
My Little Polar Bear By Claudia Rueda
My Bear and Me By Barbara Maitland
Sleepy Bear By Lydia Dabocovich
Polar Bear Morning By Lauren Thompson
Sleepy Bears By Mem Fox
Were Going on a Bear Hunt By Helen Oxenbury 
Bear Snores On By Karma Wilson
Polar Bear, Polar Bear What do you hear by Bill Martin

If your happy and you know it (intro song)
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Teddy bear Teddy Bear rhyme
CD Music  
Bean bag song #3- on bean bag activities CD
**Cool Bear Hunt Song # 3 Dr. Jean Silly Songs
Toe leg knee song from green Jim Gill CD
I took a bath in a washing machine #4 Jim Gill CD (use colorful scarves in clear bag in wooden two door cabinet)
The Tempo marches on with egg shakers from Orange Jim Gill CD
Silly Dance Contest #8 Jim Gill Cd (use scarves again if you wish)
#2 Hands are for clapping Song Yellow Jim Gill CD

PLAY : Teddy Bear Game
Use die cut teddy bears shapes- -- color sheet bears cut out or colored clip art-- the kids can keep it when you are done with the game if want them too.
·       Hold your teddy bear high in the sky (with right hand and then left )
·       Dance around with your teddy bear
·       Stretch down and touch your toes with your teddy bear (2-3 times)
·       Jump up with your teddy bear (2-3 times)
·       Hug your teddy tight
·       Find your teddy’s nose and give it a kiss
·       Let your teddy walk down your leg
·       Let him jump back and forth on your toes (2-3 times)
·       March in place with your teddy bear
·       Hide your teddy behind your back
·       Shout Hooray with your teddy bear
·       Give your teddy to the big person with you!

Craft: Moveable teddy bear
Color and put together a moveable bear with brad fastners and color it with crayons. 5 fastners per child to create their bear. 

polar bear picture and paint with water colors like example or use a mix of (1 part elmers glue small puddle-size of two quarters mixed with to 2 parts shaving cream stir together in a tray) to make a polar bear face on paper. They can use a pom pom for the nose, wiggle eyes and white circles for ears and yarn for the mouth.

 Also you can host a teddy bear picnic Party-- bring blankets for your guests to sit on-- have them bring their favorite stuffed bear or animal and then read the above bear books--have a snack of teddy bear crackers and juice. Then make the moveable bear craft above. 
Don't forget to set up a bear book display of your favorites!

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