He made tally marks on the page as he found each word. A tiny little cave.We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it.Ohhh NO!We gotta go through it. We´re Going on a Bear Hunt A very cute story by Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury. Oh look! We're going on a bear hunt... Enjoy, Jill I think it went, “Going on a bear hunt” (shading eyes with hands and looking side to side while sort of marching in place, children repeat). Run up the stairs,Another flight of stairs, another flight of stairs(Breathe heavy)Another flight of stars, Filed Under: BraveTagged: Questions, Skits, Songs, (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}). The Kiboomers! Hooo wooo! Hoooo woooo! Continue reading the story to the children throughout the week. Tiptoe! Splash splosh! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Like all children’s rhymes/songs/games I’m sure it has many variations that developed as it was passed around and passed down. A river! Uh-uh! by Michael Rosen, Helen Oxenbury. My cousin recently passed away and learning this from him is a favorite memory! We're not scared. We can't go under it. Chorus: We're going on a bear hunt... Uh-uh! Includes resize-able story images and word cards. Tiptoe! Two big furry ears! It was something along the lines of,’Everyone have your __________? All opinions expressed belong to Scouter Mom and her readers. IT’S A BEAR! Ok, let’s go! Hoooo woooo! Back through the mud! We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is definitely one of our favourites. Swishy swashy! We're going on a bear hunt... We can't go over it. Long wavy grass. IT'S A BEAR! … Splash splosh! We're going to catch a big one, Tiptoe! We're going on a bear hunt. Going on a Bear Hunt. Tiptoe! Going on a Bear Hunt (tap legs in walking rhythm) Gonna catch a big one. One shiny wet nose! Right know I can practice it with children, the children love action story. Uh-uh! Stumble trip! Uh-uh! We can't go under it. Listen to the story and do the exercise. Stumble trip! You will get 3 free months if you haven't already used an Apple Music free trial, Made with love & passion in Italy. I Heard This Song From My Friend but it was a bit different it was like Crashing through the snow…, Hello. It’s about a family who go looking for a bear, but they have to go through lots of obstacles and landscapes first. Splash splosh! Please note this resource is unofficial and has been designed using original ELHQ artwork. It’s a beautiful day. Swishy-wishy grass. "Yes, that's a wheat field" Can't go over it . We’re going on a bearhunt…. Kids can join in the adventure as the family goes looking for a bear. We can't go under it. Help your kids learn about directions and geography by doing these activities with the story. Hey, look over there! Subjects: Reading, Physical Education, Child Care. We're going on a bear hunt... Uh-uh! We can't go over it. A swirling whirling snowstorm. We can't go under it. It seems to me you are a great leader and want to see your son grow and hike the…, I politely disagree. Verse 2:Oh look, a river! We’re going to catch a big one. We can't go over it. BSA’s principles echo our natural rights as outlined in the Constitution. We can't go over it. We used to enact it sitting cross legged on the mat at my Infant school with my teacher Mrs Hale (the best teacher ever!!!!) Swoosh swoosh swoosh swoosh . Check. These three activities are perfect for quiet time or a rainy day. This site is not sponsored or endorsed by the Boy Scouts of America. Uh-uh! (Make arm motions like you're going through long grass and make swishing sounds.) We've got to go through it! We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is an easy, rhyming children’s book that they’ll enjoy because it repeats and has fun sounds they can act out. What a beautiful day! Long wavy grass. We’re going to catch a big one. I remember my older cousin teaching me this in the 1960’s. Hoooo woooo! We can't go over it. Tiptoe! (Repeat) Gonna catch a big one. Verse 3:Oh look, mud! Tiptoe! What a beautiful day! I’m not scared, I’ve got my flashlight, I’m prepared!”. Splash splosh! A cold dark river.We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it.Ohhh NO!We gotta go through it. (and so on.) Hoooo woooo! This song is not based on the book. Is that a wheat field? Icky-gicky mud.We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it.Ohhh NO!We gotta go through it. Oh no! A cave! The enduring power of this wonderful book is testament to the fantastic language and mind-opening illustrations. Simon hunted through the rooms for the words. We're going on a bear hunt... We've got to go through it! I find songs on youtube that are not what I recall. 1. I’m not afraid (Repeat) I’m not afraid. Squelch squerch! Back through the mud! This year We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury celebrates its 25th anniversary. We're goin' on a bear hunt, We're going to catch a big one, I'm not scared What a beautiful day! A big dark forest. Swishy swashy! Learn how your comment data is processed. We're Going on a Bear Hunt is a fun action song for kids. Two big furry ears! Yes I remember this rhyme. (We're going to catch a big one,)I'm not scared Then there were many obstacles followed by can’t go over it, cant go around it, must go through it. It’s a good one to act out for children or let them make up their own part of the story. It's some long, wavy grass! A set of visual aids for use when working with ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’, by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Oh no! Oh no! Dive in! We're going to catch a big one. Stumble trip! What a beautiful day! Back through the snowstorm! IT'S A BEAR! Swishy swashy! Hoooo woooo! That’s right. We can't go over it, “I’m not afraid” (shaking heads, children repeat). Teachers can laminated the characters or even add velcro to the back of the characters in order to use on a felt board for studen. Here are some sample lyrics, but feel free to make up your own. We cant go over it! Uh-uh! Thanks. Hoooo woooo! At each stage of the journey, the path is reiterated and a new landmark is found. I would have probably learned it between 1965 and 1968. Back through the forest! Ohhh NO! Oh no! Required fields are marked *. Uh-uh! (Sounds for it…then there was the peanut butter river…we ate the crackers and drank the milk for that one…and then the cave where we used the flashlight which got the bear chasing after us and we did everything backwards until back home)’ I loved this one and I wish I could remember both the words and notions for it!!! Stumble trip! (Repeat) It’s a beautiful day. We are quickly becoming a country…, Ask Scouter Mom a question or share your ideas with others, Faith Requirements for Cub Scouts and Agnostics, Log Sheet for Personal Fitness Merit Badge, Arrow of Light Building a Better World Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas, Cooking Troop Program Feature for Scouts BSA, Finding Out About Endangered Species in Your Area, Scouts BSA Second Class Rank Helps and Documents. Bear Hunt is an interesting way to practice directional words and the concept of spacial orientation. Run to the front door… (tap tap tap tap tap tap tap tap)Open up the front door, argh!Run inside!OH WAIT!We forgot to shut the door. We’re going on a bear hunt. Oh no! We’ve got to go through it! It is based off of Michael's popular book by the same name and it's written with the help of Michael Rosen (obviously) and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. We've got to go through it! In the first part, we acted as if getting backpacks ready. Swishy swashy! We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it. I attached a word hunt page (see printables below) to a clip-board. Tiptoe! Like many skits, it has multiple versions. Swishy-wishy grass.We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it.Ohhh NO!We gotta go through it. Verse 5:Oh look, a snow storm! We read through the words together. That's part of the fun. We're not scared. A comprehensive set of word and image flashcards relating to the We’re Going on Bear Hunt story. Two big goggly eyes! Back through the snowstorm! Tiptoe! Verse 1:Oh look, grass! Grass! It's also the first video of Rosen on Artifice Design. A tall, tall forest.We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it.Ohhh NO!We gotta go through it. A river! Tiptoe! What a beautiful day! Open the door. We've got to go through it! Two big goggly eyes! It’s about a family who go looking for a bear, but first they have to go through long grass, a cold river, and even a dark forest. Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt became an instant favourite among children and parents. This video is part of the exhibition running at the Seven Stories Museum of the Children's Book, Newcastle. What a beautiful day . Back through the grass! Tall grass Chu-chum-chum-chum-chum. Read We're Going on a Bear Hunt to the children. Quick, back through the caveTip toe, tip toe, tip toe, tip toe, Back through the snow stormBurrr, burrr, burrr, burrr, Back through the forestStumble trip, stumble trip, stumble trip, stumble trip, Back through the icky mudPlooo, plooo, plooo, plooo, Back through the riverSplish splash, splish splash, splish splash, splish splash, Back through the swishy grass.Swish swish, swish swish, swish swish, swish swish. A cave! Can't go over it, Can't go under it, Can't go around it, Got to go through it! Swishy swashy! Going on a Bear Hunt Children's Song. It would be 1969-1971(Windermere Infant School, Chesterfield) so where did it come from originally I wonder? Check. Squelch squerch! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. What's that up ahead? It’s a captivating story about a family going on a bear hunt … Now, sit back and relax as you are about to relive the epic adventure one more time, in a small world sensory play kind of way. I wrote all the words on sticky notes and stuck them all over the living and dining rooms. In setting up our small world sensory play scene, we kept it simple this time. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from the site author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Hoooo woooo! It’s a jello swamp! Oh no! swish swish swish. We're going on a bear hunt. Follow children's entertainer Sophie Maletsky as she takes you on a bear hunt! Multi-use printable cards with pictures and words linked to the popular story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.Each card is 11cm by 11cm which means you can cut them out and arrange in a grid for use with a Pixie programmable robot. A forest! Swishy swashy! Then came the “Can’t go…” and at least two ways you couldn’t go, then the one way you could go, like “across” the river (swimming motion) “through” the forest (parting branches with your arms), “over” the hill (climbing motions) , etc., finally going “through” the cave, being scared by the bear, and having to repeat backwards very fast all the motions to get back out of the cave, through the woods, over the hill, across the river, etc. We can't go over it. The song in this video was created by Greg and Steve off the kids in action cd. Open the door. It's tall & tan & troubling . Tiptoe! We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a popular children’s book by Michael Rosen. The book is based on the song. (I think it was crackers). Splish splash, splish splash.Splish splash, splish splash. Squelch squerch! Tiptoe! We've got to go through it! We’re gonna catch a big one. Splash splosh! Bear Hunt Pixie Robot Cards (SB827). Mud! Two big furry ears! Up the stairs Splash splosh! We can't go under it. It has not been endorsed by the author or publisher and is meant purely as a supplement to the story. Apr 2, 2015 - Free printable rhymes, songs, chants and fingerplays for home, preschool, homeschool and kindergarten. Then maybe there was another line I can’t remember. Two big goggly eyes! We are Going on a Bear Hunt. Verse 6:Oh look, a cave! Stumble trip! (Repeat) We’re going on a bear hunt.Gonna catch a big one. 2. We can't go under it. (I'm not scared) We're going on a bear hunt (X2) I've got my binoculars (X2) I'm not scared (X2) Uh oh, there's a big river. It is actually based on the book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. We’re going on a bear hunt! listenings exercise. Back to the door!Shut the door, plllunk!Lock it, clinkBack inside. This story is great for learning English. Squelch squerch! It’s the story of a family who go on a ‘bear hunt’, but first they have to go through various obstacles. We've got to go through it! We can't go over it. Can't go over it (X2) Can't go under it (X2) Going to have to swim it (X2) splash … Back through the river! (Milk maybe??) "Going on a Bear Hunt" Lyrics Do the Bear Hunt Chant. Grass! 4. We’re not afraid! Hoooo woooo! Tell them that you would like them to join in and create movements to dramatize the different events the family encounter on their bear hunt. We read through the words again. I'm not afraid. This skit works best when done with really exaggerated actions to accompany each verse. leading us all through the story. Squelch squerch! Meanwhile, a number of books came and fade away but this book is still most loved. We can't go under it. A narrow gloomy cave. Chu-chum-chum-chum-chum. Stumble trip! Encourage your child to join in the chant of the rhyming part of the book, then act out going through the long grass or thick mud. Oh no! Grab your binoculars, we're going on a bear hunt! Like most songs of this sort, there are many different versions. Verse 1: Oh look, grass! We’re going on a bear hunt! Gonna catch a big one. Back through the forest! Tiptoe! We can't go under it. Yes. We can't go under it. Can you help me with the correct words? We're going on a bear hunt... https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-1245-bear-hunt-word-cards We're Going On A Bear Hunt is a children's song composed by Michael Rosen. It can purchased online or probably at your local teacher's store. What's that? Before we sing the first chorus we will act out going down stairs, putting on our coats, hats, gloves, walking outside, shutting the door, and turning on our flashlights. WHAT'S THAT! Stumble trip, stumble trip.Stumble trip, stumble trip. Swishy swashy! (Repeat) We’re going on a bear hunt. Back through the cave! Uh-uh! We're going on a bear hunt. We're going on a bear hunt... Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Scouter Mom with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. (We're goin' on a bear hunt) We've got to go through it! Cheers, Run Ons, and Audience Participation, Program Ideas by Holidays both Serious and Silly. Stumble trip! One shiny wet nose! Tiptoe! We're going catch a big one. WHAT’S THAT! Shut the door. I actually I hear this story in center I used to work with them before Montessori school so I like it, but I did not practice it with children and I do not know all the story. I remember doing this back when I was in preschool even in 83-85. We've got to go through it! Stumble trip! Get to our front door. Any clues on when it really originated? I’m doing this with kindergarteners today, and I’m going to use your lines, but make it: “Goin’ on a bear hunt, goin’ on a bear hunt, gonna catch a big one, gonna catch a big one. We can't go over it. Back through the cave! A river! A printable A4-sized word mat with words and pictures linked to the book, ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Everyone have your flashlight? (Repeat) Gonna catch a big one.I’m not afraid (Repeat) I’m not afraid.It’s a beautiful day. This is pretty much how I remember it, except at the beginning we acted out putting on our coats and hats and turning on our flashlights I think. We’ve got to go through it! Squelch squerch! Check. Quick! A great teacher resource for circle time. Your email address will not be published. Tiptoe! © A2ZWare LLC and Scouter Mom, 2020 . Stumble trip! "Let's go through!" Swishy swashy! At the end of the story, we see a bear and have to repeat backwards all the actions of the adventure. 5. I am certain it is older than that, probably by a decade or more. WHAT'S THAT! I remember an echo skit called “Going on a Bear Hunt” The first few lines were: Going on a bear hunt I’m not scared, Got my _________ I’m prepared. Kids can acquire useful chunks of language such as, `We´re going..’; ‘We’re not scared!’; ‘What a beautiful day!’; ‘What’s that?’; ‘We can’t’; ‘We have to’. Your email address will not be published. Hooo wooo! A cold cold snow storm.We can’t go over it, we can’t go under it.Ohhh NO!We gotta go through it. It’s a beautiful day! A snowstorm! Uh-uh! Splash splosh! A deep cold river. Tiptoe! Hoooo woooo! Swish swish, swish swish,Swish swish, swish swish. Tiptoe! We can't go under it. Explain that you will reread the story. 2. Uh-uh! We cant go around it! Verse 4:Oh look, a forest! Quick! Invite them to join in as you read the repetitive phrases. We’re going on a bear hunt. (shade eyes) Oh no! Ok…I did one in headstart and literally cant find it anywhere!! Splash splosh! (Repeat) It’s a beautiful day. 3. If you want to see Micheal Rosen doing a version of this, check out this You Tube video. A narrow gloomy cave. We can't go over it. Everyone have your _________? One shiny wet nose! Back through the snowstorm! I keep seeing things that say the book turned 25 in 2014 but I know the actual words and story have been around much longer! We're going on a bear hunt. I’m not scared. Enjoyed everywhere, Lyrics for We're Going On a Bear Hunt by Kids United. Oh, what’s that?Two big fuzzy earsTwo big googly eyesOne big mouth…Ahhhhhhhhhh!It’s a BEARRRRRR! Oh no! (What a beautiful day!) A narrow gloomy cave. We've got to go through it! Can't go under it, What should we do? They did this skit at Camp May where my two older sons were on staff last summer. Back through the cave! Tiptoe! Hooo wooo! “Coming to a” (the different verses were natural obstacles such as river, forest, etc.) Setting up our Small World Sensory Play Scene. We're goin' on a bear hunt The book seems fairly close to what I remember, although I know we included at least “Can’t go around it,” in addition to “can’t go over it” and “can’t go under it”. A cave! We're not scared. Ploo ploo, ploo plooploo ploo, ploo ploo. Enjoy! It first hit the shelves in 1989 since then this book became a classics of all times. Thick oozy mud. 3. We're Going on a Bear Hunt Bundle PackStory Card and CharactersThis resource allows for students to retell the story that has been told using the characters to help them. A deep cold river. I seem to just find references to the book, but the activity “Going on a Bear Hunt” has been around at least since I was a child (1960’s). Swishy swashy! It encourages children to use their imagination as they go on a make-believe journey. Quick! I sang this song in Kindergarten back in 1985. Splash splosh! Tiptoe! The chorus chant for us was Goin’ on a bear hunt, Goin’ on a bear hunt, gonna catch a big one, gonna catch a big one! 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