Going on a bear hunt

Collection by Rachel

Counting and number recognition with nature ≈≈

DIY - 'Spindle Box'

Materials: ~toilet rolls, ~branches/sticks, ~board/cardboard, ~glue, ~marker/crayon etc Remarks: Should have put the No. 4 closer to the edge as well as the No. 5, so they will look 'join up' when put together. Instead of using toilet roll, save the can/tin from your can food...

We're Going on a Bear Hunt sensory bottles and other book inspired play ideas

We're Going on a Bear Hunt | Bringing the Story to Life

We're Going on a Bear Hunt sensory bottles and other book inspired play ideas

Sensory Steps. Just glue plastic, wash clothes, make-up sponges, fur fabric, squishy wash netting, etc to cardboard. When it dries, cut around edges. Glue shelf liner on the other side. And you are done. Enjoy hours of activities!

Sensory Steps

The other day, when perusing Fat Brain Toys, I came across Sensory Stepping Stones. Now, those who know me well know that I only cruise through shops and online stores for ideas. I'm not a money-spender, by nature. Immediately, my light bulb flashed on, "I can do this! My kids would love this!" My favorite things combined: creating, hands-on learning, and my kids! I cut ovals of cardboard and glued different materials on. Tonight I'll grab some slip-proof shelf-liner for the other side, so…

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Rowing :: We're Going on a Bear Hunt

This week we "rowed" We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. This was probably my favorite row so far. The kids got really into the book. We did motions. We did voices. We acted things out. #4 would say "thick, oozy mud" whenever he came across something gooey all week. It was a blast. Again I had a lot of prep work done early. And again this is proving to be something that when I do I enjoy the book, when I don't I don't think the book went too well...a lesson to be learned here for…

We're going on a bear hunt. Bear footprint.

We're going on a Bear Hunt

One of my favourite books to teach in year one was We're going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. It is now one of Hartley's favourite and he already knows all the actions and some of the words! I decided to take Hartley and his friends on their very own bear hunt. We're going on a bear hunt We're going to catch a big one. We're not scared Uh-uh! Grass Uh-uh! A lake Uh-uh Mud Uh-uh! A forest Uh-uh! a snowstorm Uh-uh! A cave Can't go over it, can't go under it. We have to go…