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Review: Berenstain Bears Big Book of Science and Nature

I grew up with the Berenstain Bears and I’m so glad I get to share them with our daughter. Timberdoodle includes Berenstain Bears Big Book of Science and Nature with their Pre-K kit and it is such an amazing choice. The book is written in a fun rhyming style and has the classic Berenstain Bears drawing. Such a great easy to help teach months, seasons and weather. It has made our daughter excited about learning the year and what will happen throughout the year as time passes.


After you go through the year then you move onto nature. No better way to teach about the wonders of the outside then by reading about it first. After reading each different part we go outside and try to find examples of what we’ve just read about. Since we have poultry it was a great way to further discuss the difference between mammals and other kinds of animals. After reading about planets our daughter wanted to plant some seeds because she had learned how important plants and trees are for living things. Berenstain Bears Big Book of Science and Nature has really got her excited about the world around her and she’s constantly wanting to lean more.

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