Are you looking for 25 Days of Christmas Activities for your kids? Then, you’ll want this book-inspired one! After reading Bear Stays Up For Christmas by Karma Wilson, your kids will use this Bear And Friends Writing Activity to think and write about the qualities of a good friend.
Bear And Friends Writing Activity:
In a project like this one, your kids use a book as a reference and take a topic that they are familiar which helps them develop their thoughts and creativity.
This writing activity is even fun for pre-writers. If your kids are just learning how to write, have them dictate their story to you as you write the words that they say.
Why Do Kids Need To Write?
Writing during the early elementary years is so important. It gives kids a chance to use their imagination and be inventive. Writing activities like this one are also a great way for kids to develop their ideas and work on writing mechanics.
Getting Ready To Use The Bear And Friends Writing Activity:
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- Bear Page Topper
- “Friends are…” Writing Paper
What Else Is Needed:
- Bear Stays Up For Christmas by Karma Wilson
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
To prepare this writing activity for your kids, click on the pencil below to download and print the bear topper and writing paper. You can pick either the colored or black and white bear.
How To Use The Bear And Friends Writing Activity:
After reading the book Bear Stays Up For Christmas by Karma Wilson, your kids can brainstorm ideas about what qualities people have that make them good friends. They can think about how bear and his friends treat one another in the story too.
If your students are just learning how to write and spell, you can create an anchor chart for them to use as a visual when they complete their own activity.
Your kids will then write the qualities that make a good friend on their writing paper. Next, your students will color and cut out the bear’s head and arms. They will then attach it to the top and sides of their paper.
This book-inspired Bear And Friends Writing Activity is a creative way to get your kids thinking and writing about the qualities that it takes to be a good friend.
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this Christmas learning activity for later? Pin this to your Christmas activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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Download The Freebie:
Click on the pencil below to download and print the book-inspired activity!