Going On a Bear Hunt
This page was designed for Mrs. Whitman's Preschool Class at Cook County Preschool.
 By Jennifer Marta, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher

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Who wants to go on a bear hunt?  Well if you said me, you have come to just the right place, because that's exactly what we are going to do.  On our bear hunt we are going to learn about the many different types of bears, what they eat, and where they live.  So if you're not scared, let's begin our action-filled, beary fun adventure!



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Do you like to play games, visit the library, and watch movies?  Well you can do all of these things just by visiting the Berenstain Bears
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Do bears see in color or in black and white?  Click on this site to find out and learn more Bear Truths.




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Did you know that panda bears can weigh up to 250 pounds?  Check out this site to learn more interesting facts about panda bears.
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Want to read along with everyone's favorite bear?  Well click on this site to join along with Pooh.


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Visit this encyclopedia site to find out everything you ever wanted to know about bears.  Many exciting facts can be learned here.


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By entering the bear den you are at risk of learning some very fascinating information about bears.  You will find out that there are many different types of bears that all have unique living spaces.


Mission Activity
Congratulations, you have successfully completed our bear hunt for knowledge! Since you did such an amazing job, you have been chosen by National Geographic to lead and guide others in your very own bear hunt.  You will use all the knowledge that you gained while visiting the Bear Den website.  And since you are now working as a reporter for National Geographic, it is important that you be able to recognize the type of bear you are tracking.  Is it a grizzly bear, polar bear, panda bear, or some other type of bear?  Make sure that you will be able to describe the looks of the bear.  You also will want to pay close attention to what the bear is eating.  Lastly, you need to pay extra attention to where the bear lives.  Does the bear live in a cold climate where it snows, in the forest or woods, or some other place?  Good luck and when you finally do catch your bear, be sure to draw a picture of him so that you can show everyone back at home!


Mission Steps
1. Explore The Bear Den website and learn all about different types of bears.
2. Draw a picture of what you saw during your bear hunts. 
3. In your drawings you should include what the bear looked like that you saw and what their home may have looked like.
4. After you're done with your drawings, we will discuss them and you can tell me all about them.  You can also share them with the rest of the class.  I will put your bear drawings on the internet for everyone to see, so do a good job!


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