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Polar Bear Sight Word Activity

Fill your cold, winter months full of fun reading activities like this Polar Bear Sight Activity!

Your beginning readers can use this resource independently, with a partner, or in a small group during literacy centers or morning tub time.

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Polar Bear Sight Word Activity:

Whether you are looking for activities to celebrate International Polar Bear Day (on February 27th) or resources for your Arctic animals unit, this polar bear sight activity is a great addition! 

This winter-themed resource is  a fun way for your beginning readers to learn words that don’t follow the reading “rules” and high-frequency words too. 

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Getting Ready To Use The Polar Bear Sight Word Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Polar Bear to Feed 
  • 40 Fish Sight Word Cards


What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock 
  • Scissors 
  • Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
  • Glue

To get this word work activity ready, click on the button below and fill out the form.

Next, download and print the polar bear and fish cards that you want to use.

Then, laminate the printables so your children can reuse this activity. After laminating, cut all the pieces out.

Finally, tape or glue the polar bear onto a paper bag or cardboard box and cut out the mouth. 

How To Use The Polar Bear Sight Word Activity:

For this word work activity, your kids will pick a fish and read the sight word on it as they feed the hungry polar bear. 

To help your children memorize and learn these new words, have them start with a set of four or five cards to read.

Word Work Activity

After your beginning readers learn those words, you can give them a few more every time they play.

You can continue giving your kids four or five cards until they have learned all the new words.

If your children know all of the sight words, have them use the words in a sentence or alphabetize them.

Sight Word Game

Your beginning readers are sure to have fun learning new sight words this winter with this Polar Bear Sight Word Activity

Extend The Activity:

There are many ways that you can extend this activity. You can read books about polar bears such as:

National Geographic Readers: Polar Bears by Laura Marsh 

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr. 

Polar Bears by Gail Gibbons 

You can also pair this resource with more themed resources like these:

Polar Bear, Polar Bear Story Retelling Crowns from Books and Giggles

Polar Bear Letter Match Activity

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Sight Word Activity

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