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  • Kate's Plans

    Bears

     

    Concepts

    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities

    Monday

    Grizzly bears eat fish, nuts, berries, fruit and leaves. They can go without food for months.

    Animal Lore & Legend - Bear

    We will sponge paint fish shapes.

    We will do some fishing with magnet fishing poles.

    Tuesday

    Black bears are curious. They can be shy and easily frightened.

    Black Bear Cub

     

    Corduroy

    We will decorate bear shapes.

    We will sort buttons by size and color.

    Wednesday

    Polar bears live in the arctic. Their blubber keeps them warm.

    Polar Bears

    We will paint with blocks of ice.

    Thursday

    Black bears hibernate. They can go months without food.

    Bears

     

    We will make and paint bear caves.

    We will play bear color matching games.

    Friday

    Panda bears live in China. Panda bears do not hibernate.

    Chin-Chin the Panda

     

    We will paint with black and white paint.

    We will have a teddy graham snack.

    Changes to the Environment

    We will create a bear den for dramatic play. We will stamp with bingo markers in our art area. For sensory play we will explore shaving cream and small plastic bears. The unit blocks are available to create bear dens. We will put together ice cube blocks for small motor play. For large motor play we will go on a bear hunt.