Beloved Bear

Beloved Bear craft

Stuffed animals are all-time favorites! Kids feel more secure with their cherished companions by their sides, and can show their affection in their drawing.

  • 1.

    Gather your stuffed animals around you. Read one of your favorite stories about animals to them.

  • 2.

    Can you remember the story about each of your stuffed animals? How did the toy came into your life? Think about the adventures you have had together.

  • 3.

    Using Crayola® Crayons, draw a portrait of one of your favorite stuffed animals. Notice the shape of its face and body. What colors are its fur, bow, and eyes? How can you use crayon strokes to show hair? Are there any worn places where the animal has been hugged a lot? Let your animal's personality shine through your drawing!

  • 4.

    If your animal has a name, write it on the portrait, too.