Discovering the Arctic: At-Home Activity

This at-home activity is making one of our favorite Arctic animals: the polar bear! This activity is fun and so easy for every age group. Grab some marshmallows, paint and blue construction paper and start creating.

Marshmallow Stamped Polar Bears

Materials:Stamped Polar Bear Project

  • Blue construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Tempera paint (white and black)
  • Marshmallows
  • Brush


Show your child how to draw a polar bear out of simple shapes: circle, half of a circle (ears) and a part of a triangle for the body, then have him/her draw a polar bear on blue paper. Dip marshmallow in white paint to stamp head and body. Use a brush and black paint for the eyes and nose.