Grizzly Bear Game

Grizzly Bear Game

Children are in a circle around the “sleeping bear” or several bears. Those in the circle repeat the chant below while moving together around the circle. When finished with the verse, bear may try to tag another person to become the “bear.” Otherwise, another person is selected to become the bear.

Verse: Grizzly bear, grizzly bear sleeping in your cave. (Whisper & tip toe)

Grizzly bear, oh grizzly bear sleeping in your cave. Please be very quiet; please be very quiet

If you shake him/her
If you wake him/her
He/she gets very mad! (Bears wake up and growl)

Activity provided by:

Warren County Conservation Board
Beth Waage
15565 118th Avenue
Indianola, IA 50125

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Category: Games

Iowa Early Learning Standards:
8.2, 9.4, 13.2, 14.3

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