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Winter is a great time of year to study polar bears with your little ones. When you do, add one or more of these polar bear crafts for preschoolers!
I shared some fun bear crafts and activities last year. This time around, however, let’s focus just on polar bears.
These polar animals are perfect for your winter homeschool preschool lessons!
From paper plate crafts to edible marshmallow bears and everything in between! This list of polar bear crafts for preschoolers has something for everybody.
Polar Bear Crafts
These polar bear activities for preschoolers will help your little ones express their creativity. They’ll also help build fine motor skills, encourage imaginative play, and inspire little ones to learn more about these beautiful bears.
With just a few supplies you’ve probably got on hand already, your preschoolers can make this paper plate polar bear craft in no time. Artsy Momma
This polar bear craft for toddlers is easy enough for your littlest crafters to do, and they’ll build fine motor muscles as they do. Crafts on Sea
Using shaving cream to make a shaving cream polar bear craft will result in a very pleasant smelling craft session. Parenting Chaos
Torn paper crafts are great for building fine motor skills. Give it a try with this polar bear paper craft. Easy Peasy and Fun
This polar bear kids craft requires nothing more than white printer paper, scissors, and crayons. It doesn’t get any easier than that! Brie Brie Blooms
Turn a cardboard tube into a cute polar bear just begging for a hug! Crafts by Amanda
With a free printable template and a handful of supplies, your kids will be ready to make this polar bear craft for kids in no time! Fireflies and Mudpies
Your kids will love reenacting their favorite polar bear books after they make their very own polar bear masks to wear! I Heart Crafty Things
A craft you can eat?!? Yes! Kids will love making (and eating) some edible marshmallow polar bears! Darcy and Brian
Print out the free template, and your kids can make a moving polar bear cub craft. Kids Craft Room
I love being able to recycle household items into fun crafts. You can do that with this newspaper polar bear craft. I Heart Crafty Things
I love this unique paper plate polar bear craft which gives the bear a body. A Dab of Glue Will Do
Kids of all ages will have so much fun making their polar bear puppet craft walk, run, and jump around! Kids Craft Room
If you’ve got some paper doilies laying around, look and see how easy it is to turn it into a polar bear with this polar bear doily craft. Still Playing School
Mixed media is my favorite way to do art. Kids will love using some surprising supplies to create this polar bear craft. Where Imagination Grows
This polar bear craft can be made entirely by preschoolers. They’ll be so proud to show off their craft! Hands On As We Grow
I love handprint crafts! Your preschoolers will love helping you turn their handprint into a fun handprint polar bear art. Fun Handprint Art Blog
BOOKS ABOUT POLAR BEARS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool books about polar bears. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Hush Little Polar Bear – Readers follow a baby snow-white plush polar bear that has been brought to life by his owner’s imagination from the back of a whale with the sea spray surrounding, to a land of tall grass where butterflies float by up into the sky itself…and happily right back through the window into the loving arms of his owner asleep in bed.
The Polar Bear – A gorgeously illustrated nonfiction book about the polar bear, this is a factually accurate as well as a poetic exploration of polar bear bodies, habits, and habitats.
Little Polar Bear – It’s a big day for the little polar bear Lars! His father takes him hunting for the very first time, and that night he is so tired from all his lessons that he falls fast asleep. He sleeps so soundly that he doesn’t hear the ice crack, doesn’t feel himself slowly drift away from his father and the North Pole – he doesn’t realize that his adventures have just begun.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
There’s a chill in the air, but this Polar Animals playdough kit will provide lots of warm indoor play! So come on and dive into our sensory play and loose parts Polar Animals Kit for lots of learning fun!
The polar bear is a graceful animal. This wooden polar bear play set, handmade with recycled wood, will make a beautiful decoration or an original eco-friendly toy gift!
Most kids I know love crafting, and these bear crafts for kindergarten and preschool will go great with all of your bear themed units and activities. Check out all 19 ideas!