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, and colored              pencils        

Anticipatory Set: Discuss why bears go into hibernation


  1. Glue one paper plate half onto the construction paper to create the bears cave.
  2. Have students draw out a forest 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 @https://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations/Hibernation

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