National Hugging Day

Celebrate National Hugging Day on January 21st with the handout below! Print and cut out the bear below to give a “bear hug” to nature! Decorate your bear however you want. Then, hang it up or give it to a friend or family member.

Fun facts about bears:

  • Canada is home to almost 60% of the world’s polar bears.
  • Black bears can run at up to 35 miles per hour (the maximum running speed of a human is about 24 miles per hour, but the average is 6).
  • Bears are extremely smart and have good memories and navigation skills. Grizzly bears can remember the faces of other bears.