As we welcome the month of September, we also welcome a new theme: Fall into Friendship! Read on for some fun facts about forest-loving animals.
Did you know that brown bears are omnivores? This means they eat pretty much anything they can find, including meat, fish, plants, berries, nuts, and even honey! In North America, these massive mammals are known as grizzly bears. There are about 55,000 grizzlies in this region, many of which live in Alaska. Moving on to chilly chums, the polar bear is actually the largest bear in the world, with the Kodiak subspecies of brown bear coming in second place. Also known as the Alaskan brown bear, these Kodiak critters can reach 10 feet and weigh up to 1,500 pounds " sounds PAWSitively huge to us! Waggle your fingers and wave hello to your new forest friends! These finger puppets are super-easy to make " just follow the instructions below.Here are some of the animals we created to give you some ideas. Why not use your imagination to Fall into Friendship and discover more snuggly sidekicks? You will need:
- Colored felt
- Foam sheet
- Googly eyes
- Pen and marker