BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR LITERACY EXTENSION ACTIVITIES contains nine original, teacher created learning activities 17 pages) to accompany and extend the story BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE? by Eric Carle. Three of the activities come in both English and Spanish. The activities are in PDF format and were created by me. These activities are great to use as literacy bag inserts, take home activities or class
literacy centers (individual or small group).
1. Story Retelling Pieces: Retell the story or sequence the animals using the
animal cut outs.
2. Teddy Bear Counter Graph-4 Colors: Graph for graphing red, blue, green and
yellow bear counters.
3. Colored Teddy Bear Graphing Tiles: 18 bear tiles in red, blue, green and
yellow to use with the above four color graph
4. Teddy Bear Counter Graph-6 Colors: Graph for graphing red, blue, green,
yellow, orange and purple
5. Color Bear Memory Match: Play a memory match game using the color bear
cards. (Print two copies)
6. Color Word Tracing and Picture Cards: Practice writing the colors using the color cards. (2 pages with four cards each)
7. Color Word Tracing and Picture Cards-SPANISH VERSION: Same cards as above only in Spanish.
8. Color a Pattern Reproducible: Use your crayons or markers to color patterns on the teddy bear pattern page.
9. My Favorite Brown Bear Animal Creative Writing: Complete the writing activity about your favorite animal from the story.
10. My Favorite Brown Bear Animal Creative Writing-SPANISH VERSION: Same
as above, only in Spanish.
11. A Pink What? Creative Writing: Complete the writing activity telling what animal Brown Bear would see if he saw something pink.
12. A Pink What? Creative Writing-SPANISH VERSION: Same as above only in
13. My Favorite Color Student Graphing Reproducible: Make enough copies of
this black and white teddy bear square reproducible for each child (four per page). Each student colors the bear in with his/her favorite color. The class can then use them to create a floor or wall graph.
14. Activity Letter: This letter can be used in a literacy bag or a center to explain how to do each activity.