Today we read stories about bears (and a few other animals) settling down to hibernate for winter.


“Don’t Wake Up the Bear” by Marjorie Dennis Murray

“Time to Sleep” by Denise Fleming

“Bear Snores On” by Karma Wilson

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Our craft project was to make a collage of a bear sleeping inside a snow-covered cave. Paper plates work great for this when cut in half. The rest can be accomplished with a piece of blue construction paper and whatever colorful scrap paper you have lying around. Here is my sample and a couple of the kids’ creations:


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