Sleeping Bear Preschool Craft
This cute sleeping bear craft is perfect for pairing with a fun Woodland Animals learning theme for preschoolers. A sleeping bear is a great way to teach your preschoolers all about hibernation, and this craft is easy and fun to do. It requires little support from adults which is great for fostering independence in your little learners.
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Paint the paper plate and cup brown, let it dry completely.
Cut out 2 ear shapes and one small circle for the nose from the black construction
paper. Preschoolers might be able to do this step on their own or you can have these pre-cut for easier assembly.
Also use the black construction paper to cut out 12-16 thin strips for the eyelashes.
Glue the plastic cup onto the paper plate to make the nose then glue the small paper
circle on the tip of the nose. Using glue is always a great opportunity to remind your preschoolers that a little bit goes a LONG way!
Next preschoolers will glue on the ears.
Use the black marker to make closed eyelids as shown then glue the lashes along the
Allow to dry completely and that's it...your sleeping bear is complete! Use this as a companion for reading hibernation books to your preschoolers.
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