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Picnic With Bear And Friends
Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
The teddy bears' picnic by:Bruce Whatley
Arranged and performed by Jerry Garcia.
We're going on a picnic! by:Pat Hutchins
Hen, Duck, and Goose go on a picnic but have trouble deciding where to stop and eat.
It's the bear! by:Jez Alborough
Eddie and his mom go into the woods for a picnic and meet a very large, very hungry bear.
A little bit of trouble by:Sally Grindley
A bull disrupts the little bears' picnic with their grandfather.
This is the bear and the picnic lunch by:Sarah Hayes
This is the story of a brave guard bear, a hungry dog, and a boy who packed a picnic lunch.
Gotcha! by:Gail Jorgensen
When Bertha Bear's birthday party is interrupted by a pesky fly, she races off in pursuit of it and disturbs a number of animals along the way.
Little critter's the picnic by:Mercer Mayer
Chased by cows, disturbed by bulldozers, and surprised by bears, the Critter family finally finds the perfect spot for a picnic.
Mouse's first summer by: Lauren Thompson
Mouse and Minka celebrate the summer on a picnic.
Teddy bears' picnic cookbook by:Abigail Darling
Easy-to-follow recipes for teddy bears' and kids' picnics.
Songs
Dr. Jean?s Cool Bear Hunt
CD: Dr. Jean sings silly songs
by: Dr. Jean.

Contents: I like you, there's no doubt about it -- The alligator chant -- The cool bear hunt -- Katalina Matalina -- Over in the meadow -- Bringing home a baby bumble bee -- I wish I had a little red box -- The butterfly -- Tiny Tim the turtle -- Twink a link -- Baby fish -- The three boppin bears rap -- Hello, how are you -- La de da de da -- Silly Willy -- Pepperoni Pizza -- The beaver call -- The bear went over the mountain -- Five fish swimming in the sea -- I wish I were -- Bubblegum -- The African Village song -- It is time to say good-bye.
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear
Traditional Children's Song
Adapted by Jack Hartmann

Teddy bear, teddy bear - turn around,
Teddy bear, teddy bear - touch the ground
Teddy bear, teddy bear - shake your hips,
Teddy bear, teddy bear - blow a kiss
Teddy bear, teddy bear - jump up high,
Teddy bear, teddy bear - see me smile
Teddy bear, teddy bear - give a hug,
Teddy bear, teddy bear - lots of love
Oh la, la, la, la, la love my teddy bear
Craft
Make a Teddy Bear

Intructions
http://akidsheart.com/holidays/tbearday/tbearmakeabear.htm


http://akidsheart.com/pics4/tbearparts2.pdf
Other
Make sure to bring fun snacks for the children to share with their bear.
Notes
Invite children bring their favorite bear or other stuffed animal to storytime.

Don't forget your camera!