There's a Bear in My Chair

Polar BearThere's a Bear in my Chair written and illustrated by Ross Collins is about an exasperated little mouse.  The mouse has one chair and a big polar bear is sitting in it. There isn't enough room for both of them and the mouse does not know how to get the polar bear to move.  The mouse tries to get the polar bear to move with no luck.  In the end the mouse finds another place to rest. 


There's a Bear in my Chair is a playful story with a purpose.  The illustrations are engaging and your child will be anxious to see how mouse is finally able to relax.  Below you will find matierials and instructions for making your own polar bear craft.  This craft may require some adult assistance.



  • White yarn
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • One black pom pom
  • Two googly eyes
  • Stiff card board


  1. Draw circle with two ears on the cardboard.  This is the head of your bear.
  2. Cut out the bear shape, making sure ears are attached
  3. Keep white yarn in a long piece and wrap around head of bear.  You can wrap any pattern you want, try to cover a majority of the bear's head (use picture as your guide).
  4. After you wrap the bear either tie or glue the loose end the white yarn
  5. Glue the black pom pom on for the nose 
  6. Glue the googly eyes to finish the bear

Other Titles by Ross Collins

What Does An Anteater Eat?

This Zoo Is Not For You

Colour My Days

The Elephantom

My Amazing Dad



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