One of the easiest ways to keep your child happy and occupied this holiday season is to ask them to engage in line studies. This is a fun activity that helps bring out your toddler’s creative best and pique their interest.
Polar bear – themed art is perfect for winters when you can teach your children about the fascinating creatures and how they survive in the snow. You can achieve this with just the most basic art supplies that you probably already have lying around the house.
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Why Line Drawing Is A Great Activity
While colouring is fun, line drawing actually takes it one step further by requiring your child to draw straight lines first, colour later. This greatly helps improve their focus and drawing skills.
Drawing straight lines can also prepare your toddler to learn how to write alphabets correctly when the time is right. Moreover, line drawing is easier than regular drawing so it won’t be too difficult for your toddler to enjoy this activity.
The joy of colouring in the lines your child drew by themselves will actually make this activity all the more rewarding for your child.
supplies needed for This polar bear coloring page
Here are a few supplies you’ll need to make the most out of this colouring page.
- Construction Paper (or cardstock)
- Fine Tip Black Marker
- Crayons, Markers or Colored Pencils
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How To USE THIS POLAR BEAR PAGE
This fun winter activity is great for kids of all ages. If you have little ones then they may enjoy simply coloring in the Polar bear. Older kids can draw lines and create a fantastic line study as shown below.
Make sure you download the free Polar bear printable and you’re ready to begin your design.
Kids can use their creativity and design with different colors to create a unique and fun Polar Bear picture! Enjoy!
Fun Facts About Polar Bears
A great way to turn this creative activity into an educational one would be to talk to your kids about polar bears as they’re filling in their sheet. Some of the most interesting facts regarding polar bears that you can share with your child are:
- Polar bears aren’t actually white – they have transparent fur that reflects the visible light they’re surrounded by.
- Polar bears greet each other by touching noses and use this is as a form of communication as well.
- Polar bears can swim for days at a time without getting tired.
- Polar bears actually clean their fur by taking a swim or simply rolling around in the snow.
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.