The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Junk Food (The Berenstain Bears)
The Berenstain Bears books have been more or less popular for a few decades. This fact is part of what troubles me so much. I've read some of the other Berenstain books recently to my children, and they've been ok, but when I found this little gem (sarcasm), I was stunned.
When I was in nutrition school, and even more so sin...more
The story opens by talking about what a nice place Bear Country is, comfortable, full of nice places to live, and “best of all” full of healthy food for all its inhabitants. Mama Bear observes that her cubs have been eating a lot of junk food and are beginning to get a bit chubby. She shuts away the junk food in the freezer, and whisks the family away to see D...more
Written by Stan Berenstain
Published in 1985 by Random House Books for Young Children
Audience: Read together or read alone: grades K-4
Mama Bear lays down the law when she notices that Papa and the cubs are getting too chubby. With the help of Dr. Grizzly's slide show on how the body works, the Bear family makes a healthful adjustment in their diet and fitness habits. "A most enjoyable introduction to good nutrition and exercise."--(starred) Science Books & Films.From the Inside Flap
Mama Bear lays down the law when she notices that Papa and the cubs are getting too chubby. With the help of Dr. Grizzly's slide show on how...more
Learning Extension: Have different foods set out from dramatic play, have both junk food and h...more
In a classroom you can teach your class a lesson on nutrition and then negative effects of eating too much or eating the wrong foods. This will help...more
I really liked how in this book, we see the poppa bear dieting too. That way kids sort of see that parents can use motivation, too. Considering the growing waistline of the USA, maybe this book wasn't popular enough, haha!
*Review posted to Amazon