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Bears capture children’s minds with their impressive sizes and cuddly features. These preschool printables will be a great addition to a mammal study and benefit young curious students who love learning about the Animal Kingdom.
Here is what’s included:
- Types of Bears 3 part cards
- Bear life cycle poster
- Bear life cycle 3 part cards
- Bear life cycle coloring, cutting, and pasting worksheet
- PBear life cycle tracing strips
- Parts of a Bear poster
- Parts of a Bear poster minus labels
- Parts of a Bear labels
- Parts of a Bear tracing & independent writing
Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years
Subjects and uses in the classroom: Taiga Unit, Vertebrates Unit, Mammas Unit, Winter animals, Nature Table, Science Centers, Fine motor, Prewriting
How to use this resource:
Parts of a Bear – Gather books about bears for children to explore. Print posters and label cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut individual label cards. Attach clear velcro to the poster without labels and label cards.
Present the poster – name all parts and invite the students to share their thoughts on the various functions of each part and do their own research. Then read each label and invite the student to match it to the corresponding part of the bear’s body.
Life cycle poster – print on cardstock and laminate. Present all stages of the bear’s life cycle. Invite the children to retell them or tell their own story that features all the stages.
GET THE BEAR TOY FIGURINES HERE
Bear life cycle 3- part cards – Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to preserve colors and card quality for future use. Place picture cards in a column and invite the children to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word. Present control cards and ask the child to lay the stages of the cycle in the correct order.
Bear life cycle line art – supply scissors, glue, and coloring pencils. Invite the student to color and cut cards and glue them into the correct sequence.
Bear tracing/labeling and coloring worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and invite the child to trace or label the stages of the bear life cycle.
You might like to invite the students to compare the life cycle of a Bear with other mammals or winter animals.
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