Arts & Crafts: Animals > Winter

Also See: Penguins

Hibernating Bear 

Added: 01-03-1999 
Original Author Unknown

Need: Styrofoam cup, brown pompom, cotton, brown paint, and glue.

Directions: Paint the cup brown. When it dries glue the brown pompom in the cup. Then take a cotton ball and stretch it. It should look like snow. Glue it on the cup (cave).

Hibernating Bear 
Added: 11-23-2000 
Original Author: Unknown

Need: paper and brads

Directions: Make a brown bear by adding arms, legs, and head with brads. Have the children find a special place until spring. The teacher sends home a note then and reminds them to send them back to school. The children think it is great to find a dark place to let their bear hibernate.

Hibernating Bear 2 
Added: 11-23-2000 
Original Author: Unknown

Need: Cardboard, brown grocery bag, and tape

Directions: Have a square of cardboard for each child and a piece of paper grocery bag. Work with the children a few at a time. The child is to crumple the paper and help him tape it onto the cardboard in a “cave shape” leaving an opening. Have pre-cut a little brown bear with an L-shaped piece of cardboard on the back of it. The child tapes the bottom of the L-shape inside the cave onto the cardboard base so that the bear will stand up. (The children enjoy peeking in to see their bears

Torn Paper Polar Animals 
Added: 01-10-2002 
Original Author: Unknown

Need: Paper and glue

Directions: Supply the children with a full sheet of blue paper and half sheet of white paper. Ask them to make polar bear or penguin by tearing pieces of the white paper and gluing them onto the blue paper. Small amounts of other colored paper may be used.

Paint Like A Polar Animal 
Added: 01-10-2002 
Original Author: Unknown

Need: Paper, paint, paint bush, socks

Directions: Supply the children with paper and paint and have the children paint like a seal or penguin might paint. You may want to have them put a pair of clean socks on their hands to help them imagine not having fingers to use.

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