Learning about arctic animals? Read these adorable polar bear books for preschoolers with your child! Plus we’ve included polar bear activities and virtual field trips with polar bears for kids to use book extensions.
Explore this collection of fiction and non-fiction books to learn about polar bears with your child.
Polar Bear Books for Preschoolers
There are quite a few books about polar bears that we know you’ll enjoy reading with your child. They are perfect for a winter as your explore and learn about arctic animals.
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Included are Read Alouds with links to youtube for your child to listen to with you.
Picture Books about Polar Bears
Are You a Polar Bear? by Andrew Gabriel
Non-Fiction Books About Polar Bears
Polar Bears by Gail Gibbons
The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond
The World of the Polar Bear by Norbert Rosing
Arctic Animals Books
Hello, World! Arctic Animals by Jill McDonald
Look Closer: Into the Arctic: [With Transparent Pages] by Roger Priddy
Over in the Arctic: Where the Cold Winds Blow by Marianne Berkes
These are our favorite polar bear books, do you have a favorite that we should add to our list? Share with us in the comments below.
Polar Bear Activities
Here is a collection of polar bear activities to go along with your books. Connecting activities with books help your child to learn. These activities share basic skills for preschoolers as they explore the arctic world.
It’s time for story telling and pretend play with a DIY Polar Bear Costume Headband.
Snack time idea with these Polar Bear Biscuits Recipes the kids can make.
This kinetic Polar Bear Math Game is a fun way to move and learn indoors.
Learn the letters on your name with this polar bear name craft and polar writing activity!
Love how you can add snowflakes too to this Black and White Polar Bear Craft
Create a Polar Bear Paper Plate Mask for storytelling.
Practice writing numbers and letters in this Arctic Animals Writing Tray .
Polar Bear Origami gives your child practice in fine motor skills!
Here are a few ideas for Sensory Bins for Polar Bears that use different materials.
Try this Pretend Snow Recipe for Kids for Polar Bear Sensory Fun
This Safari Ltd. Arctic Animals Toob is a perfect addition for your sensory play for fun with polar bears and learning about the animals in the arctic.
Polar Bear Virtual Field Trips for Kids
A polar bear exploration with books is not complete without a virtual field trip of where they live and a few adorable polar bear cubs.
Watch these polar bear virtual field trips!
- Experience Polar Bears on the Tundra
- Polar Bear and Cubs Sliding on Snow
- All About Polar Bears for Kids
- Polar Bear Hunting for Seal
- Polar Bear Playing with Cubs
- Mother Polar Bear and Cubs Emerging From Den
- Polar Bears from National Geographic for Kids
- Learn Fun Polar Bear Facts for Children
- Polar Bears Emerging from Den
- The Life of a Baby Polar Bear
The video list has been reviewed and is age-appropriate for preschoolers and grade school.
Track your Polar Bear Virtual Field Trips on our Printable Field Trip Log
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