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Santa and the Three Bears

Last updated Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author: Dominic Catalano
Illustrator: Dominic Catalano
Date of Publication: 2000
ISBN: 1563978644
Grade Level: 3rd    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Dec. 2002

Synopsis: While Santa and Mrs. Claus are away, three bears venture into their snug house and make themselves at home.

Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...

Craft ideas:
•  Make a Christmas wreath for Santa's door, or stockings with the names of family and friends.
•  Draw and tell the story from Baby Bear's point of view.
•  Make a paper compass with a needle that spins.

*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don't have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!