A healthy bear is a happy bear

After a long winter’s nap, the children woke up their bears, groomed them, and then made a visit to the bear health center. After all, a healthy bear is a happy bear!

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

Before heading off to the bear health center, we read all about baby bear check-ups with our Scholastic magazine. Did you know mama bears have their babies in their sleep and then the scientists crawl in the cave while mama bear is sleeping and give the baby bears a checkup? I didn’t know that…

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

After reading all about baby bear check ups, the children were ready to give their own bears a check up. At the bear health center the children could measure their bears…

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

Weigh their bears (but need to make sure the scales are working first)…

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

Treat their bears for any scratches or cuts (It seems some of our bears got pretty banged up in their caves)…

Check the bear’s body temperature…

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

And give the bears any medication that might be needed…

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

Giving a bear a good physical is a lot of work!

Giving bear a check up by Teach Preschool

Once the bears were all fixed up and now in good health, then they could receive a Healthy Bear certificate to hang up in their cave…

A Healthy Bear is a Happy Bear by Teach Preschool

Whew! It’s a good thing we checked on those bears. Now they were ready to head off for a little stretching and exercising which is my very next post so stay tuned!

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By |2016-03-30T02:08:03+00:00March 30th, 2016|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.

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