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  • Blackline master of bear footprints
  • drawing, painting, clay sculpture or paper mache' materials
  • construction paper


Students will be able to identify bear tracks and place in appropriate habitat.


  1. Discuss the habitats of the grizzly, polar and black bear.
  2. Provide students with the copy of bear prints.
  3. Students construct habitats suitable for each bear.
  4. Students place the appropriate footprints on their habitat.


Students cut out footprints and place them in appropriate habitat.


What are the different needs of the different bears?

Many thanks to Idaho Fish and Game and Project WILD for all of their help in this project. Information for this site developed from "WILD ABOUT BEARS", and is copyrighted by Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Idaho Project WILD. Permission obtained and granted to use this material for educational purposes. Photographic images were provided by the Department of Fish and Game and various other sources.

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