I don’t know about you, but bears are so cute! Especially teddy bears! I am so excited to share today’s woodland animal. It’s a bear!
This build-a-bear craft for toddlers is so much fun! Your preschool kids will enjoy using this teddy template to create a gift for family, paper bag puppet, or learn the letter B as part of their preschool kindergarten learning.
Whatever you opt to use my bear crafts for, I’m confident that this teddy bear printable will create hours of fun.
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Free Printable Woodland Bear Craft for Kids
Ideas to Use This Bear Craft
Enjoy my list of creative ways you can use this polar bear template for paper bag puppets, alphabet learning, and story-time hour.
1. Learning the Letter B
Download and print this preschool bear crafts template and write a lowercase b and a capital B on your child’s teddy bear craft.
Have your children practice tracing the letter B to work on their letter recognition as part of your preschool kindergarten classroom activities or at-home learning sessions.
2. Glue on Paper Plate
It’s always fun to find new bear crafts to use for paper plate crafts! This step by step toddler printable will help you create a paper plate home decoration with your preschoolers.
Simply download and print the free template and have your children color their polar bear. Once done, they can glue their creation onto a paper plate to gift or hang on the wall in your home.
3. Glue on Paper Bag for Paper Bag Puppets
Making paper bag puppets is so much fun! Use my bear crafts printable for children to make paper bag puppets with your kids.
Each kid can create a teddy bear, polar bear, teddy bear mask, or bear hug design with their brown bear printable.
Once complete, you’ll help your preschoolers glue their bear crafts onto a paper bag to create paper bag puppets for hours of playtime fun.
4. Read Bear Books
It’s always great to find new ideas to keep your preschool kindergarten kids busy with a step by step printable activity they can complete while you read books for story time.
Use my build-a-bear craft to keep those little hands busy while you read some bear books, like the ones I recommend below:
Woodland Bear Craft Supplies Needed:
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Bear Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own forest bear craft template today and start exploring the forest with your little ones and their paper woodland bear buddies!
If you are looking for something your littler kiddos can do while you make this craft with the older ones, be sure to check out our woodland animal coloring pages!
Forest Bear Craft Instructions:
After you have printed off your woodland bear template, go ahead and cut out all of your shapes. If you are using the black and white bear template, be sure to color it first and then cut it out. The glue his ears on his head.
Then glue on his feet or ‘back paws’
Then glue on his front paws.
Finally glue on his head.
Then he is all complete! How cute is this woodland forest bear?
Options to Choose:
- Print the color version for a simple and easy fall, summer or even spring craft or,
- Print the blank version and use it as a fun woodland animal coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces together.
Free Printable Bear Template:
Don’t forget to share your forest woodland plans in the comments.