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.
Reserve them from your library or we’ve added our amazon affiliate link for easy shopping if you find one to add to your bookshelf. Just click on the image or link to learn more about our favorite books.
Included are Read Alouds with links to youtube for your child to listen to with you.
The Lonesome Polar Bear and The Polar Bear and the Snow Cloud by Jane Cabrera
The Lonely Polar Bear by Khoa Le
Are You a Polar Bear? by Andrew Gabriel
Ahoy There, Little Polar Bear! by Hans de Beer
Little Polar Bear by Hans de Beer
The Adventures of the Little Polar Bear: a collection of 10 favorite Little Polar Bear stories by Hans de Beer
Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson
A Polar Bear in the Snow by Mac Barnett
Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale by Eric A. Kimmel
If I Knew A Polar Bear by Karen Sutula
Polar Bear Island by Lindsay Bonilla
The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett
Polar Bears by Gail Gibbons
The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond
The World of the Polar Bear by Norbert Rosing
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.
Join our free Virtual Book Club for Kids
We highlight popular children’s books each week in our Virtual Book Club for kids. Plus we share weekly themed activities to go along with these books. You can learn more here.
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.
Polar Bear Potato Stamp Craft or grab the same blue paper to create this adorable Painting Polar Bear Art Project
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.
Arctic Animals Sensory Bin with Ice and Snow
Polar Bear Sensory Bin
Arctic Animals Matching Sensory Bin
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.
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.
Take some time to explore our collection of 12 polar bear virtual field trips!
Track your Polar Bear Virtual Field Trips on our Printable Field Trip Log
Head over now for more Virtual Field Trips for Kids, including these Winter Virtual Field Trips.
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