Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours with Brown Bear Series}

These brown crafts and activities form the first in my series about Learning Colours, based on the animals in the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?

Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours}

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The first animal in the book is the brown bear. During the last week, we have focused on bears and the colour Brown in many ways.

Drawing and Painting on Brown Paper
To start off our “brown week” I cut off a long length of brown paper from a roll and taped it to the table. First I gave F a brown crayon, brown pencil and brown marker for a brown-tastic art experience.

Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours}

Then I gave him some new brown paper and some paints. For once he didn’t mix them into brown!

Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours}

Cardboard Box Ramp for Cars and Balls
See my post here for how I made a car and ball ramp from a large cardboard box.

 Cardboard Box Ramp

Texture and Shape Board
I found several scraps of brown fabric, cut out shapes and glued them to a board.Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours with Brown Bear Series}

Stick Family
My first thought for how to represent “brown” was sticks and trees. See my post here for how I made a stick family.

Stick Family

3D Animal Puzzle
During the week we played with this 3D puzzle from Canon Creative Park that I made a few months ago.

Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours}

Craft Stick Magnets
See the post here for how we played with craft stick magnets.

Craft Stick Magnets
Brown Container of Brown Stuff
I put together a container full of brown items for F, including a wooden spoon, wooden block, train track, chopsticks, craft sticks, a TP tube and more.Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours with Brown Bear Series}

Brown Bear Sponge Prints
Using a bear-shaped sponge, we made prints with brown paint. Some of the prints I made into cards.Brown Crafts and Activities {Learning Colours with Brown Bear Series}

Teddy Bear Pop-Up Card
I made a teddy bear pop up card a few weeks ago.

Bear Pop Up Card

 

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