Hibernation

Project Title: Hibernation

Description: Teaching students about why bears hibernate.
Author: Candice
Grade level or Target Age Range: Preschool
Vocabulary: hibernation, climate, weather, temperature
Materials: paper plate halves (with a square flap cut in the center) , large construction paper, glue, markers colored pencils
Anticipatory Set: Discuss why bears go into hibernation

Demo/Directions:

  1. Glue one paper plate half onto the construction paper to create the bears cave.
  2. Have students draw out a forrest with mountains to create an environment for their bears on their construction paper.
  3. then have students draw their bears under the square flap, which is their cave entrance.

Learn more about Hibernation @http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Hibernation

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