2 items tagged "Bears"

  • Fall Animals

    October 11th, 2016

     

    The Books We Read:
    Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip Stead
    Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri
    Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

    Songs & Activities:
    Autumn Leaves Stretch
    (To the tune of London Bridges)
    Autumn leaves are falling down, falling down, falling down.
    Autumn leaves are falling down, it is fall.

    Take a rake and rake them up, rake them up, rake them up.
    Take a rake and rake them up, it is fall.

    Make a pile and jump right in, jump right in, jump right in.
    Make a pile and jump right in, it is fall.
    Credit: Various sources

    Mmm-AH! Went the Little Green Frog
    Mmm ah! went the little green frog one day.
    Mmm ah! went the little green frog.
    Mmm ah! went the little green frog one day.
    and they all went mmm mmm ah!!
    But we know frogs go shanananana! shanananana! shanananana!
    We know frogs go shanananana!, they don't go mmm mmm ah!

    Bloop bloop! went the little blue fish one day.
    Bloop bloop! went the little blue fish.
    Bloop bloop! went the little blue fish one day.
    and they all went bloop bloop bloop!
    But we know fish go kissy kissy kiss! kissy kissy kiss! kissy kissy kiss!
    We know fish go kissy kissy kiss!, they don't go bloop bloop bloop!

    Grrr-grrr! went the big brown bear one day.
    Grrr-grrr! went the big brown bear.
    Grrr-grrr! went the big brown bear one day.
    and they all went grrr-grrr-grrr!!
    But we know bears go huggy huggy hug, huggy huggy hug, huggy huggy hug.
    We know bears go huggy huggy hug,they don't go grrr-grrr-grrr!

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    redit: Jbrary

    Five Little Hoot Owls (w/ flannel board)
    Five little hoot owls sitting in a tree, one flew away, how many do you see?
    [Count down to zero.]
    Credit: Sunflower Storytime

    Craft—Owl Masks

    Inspired by Bill from Owl Babies, the kids made masks with bright, colorful feathers.  Here is a fun example:

     

  • Hibernation

    November 17th, 2015


    The Books We Read:

    Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip Stead
    Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin, Jr.

    Sleepover with Beatrice and Bear by Mônica Carnesi

    Songs and Fingerplays:
    Hibernation Song
    Sung to the tune of Allouette

    Chorus:
    Hibernation. Time for Hibernation.
    Hibernation. Time to go to sleep.

    In the winter where's the bear?
    Sleeping in its log or lair.
    Where's the bear? Log or lair. OH!

    Chorus

    In the winter where's the frog?
    Sleeping in a rotten log.
    Where's the frog? Rotten log.
    Where's the bear? Log or lair. OH!

    Chorus
    In the winter where's the snake?

    In the mud beneath the lake.
    Where's the snake? Beneath the lake.
    Where's the frog? Rotten log.
    Where's the bear? Log or lair. OH!

    Chorus

    In the winter where's the bat?
    In a cave is where it's at.
    Where's the bat? Where it's at.
    Where's the snake? Beneath the lake.
    Where's the frog? Rotten log.
    Where's the bear? Log or lair. OH!
    Credit: Charles County Public Library

    Little Green Frog
    Mmm ah! went the little green frog one day
    Mmm ah! went the little green frog
    Mmm ah! went the little green frog one day
    and they all went mmm mmm ah!!
    But we know frogs go shanananana! shanananana! shanananana!
    We know frogs go shanananana!, they don't go mmm mmm ah!

    Bloop bloop! went the little blue fish one day
    Bloop bloop! went the little blue fish
    Bloop bloop! went the little blue fish one day
    and they all went bloop bloop bloop!
    But we know fish go kissy kissy kiss! kissy kissy kiss! kissy kissy kiss!
    We know fish go kissy kissy kiss!, they don't go bloop bloop bloop!

    Grrr grrr! went the big brown bear one day
    Grrr grrr! went the big brown bear
    Grrr grrr! went the big brown bear one day
    and they all went grrr grrr grrr!
    But we know bears go huggy huggy hug!, huggy huggy hug!, huggy huggy hug
    We know bears go huggy huggy hug!, they don't go grrr grrr grrr!

    Credit: Jbrary

    Project—Hibernating Bears:

     

     

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