Here at KAB, we believe that the best way to learn new information is with fun, engaging activities. Today we are learning interesting facts about bears that will keep children of all ages eager to learn more. 

These fun facts about bears come in two free coloring pages that are ready to be downloaded and printed. They are a great resource for kids of all ages fascinated by the white bear, Asian black bear, Kodiak bears and of course, American brown bears. Yay! 

Download: Bear Facts Sheets

Black and white coloring pages with bear facts lying on top of a blue-green sheet with multicolored letters on a light brown background.
Let’s learn some cool facts about bears!

Bears are fascinating creatures! Did you know that Kodiak bears when standing on their hind legs can reach over 9 feet? And that these apex predators have natural predators of their own? Yes! Tigers, coyotes and wolves are just a few.

Bears also have excellent senses of smell – they can smell food sources up to 20 miles away. That’s very far! 

In the following facts, we will learn more about them: their natural habitats, what they eat, where their sizes, and more. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did writing them!

12 bear facts FOR KIDS

  1. Bears, scientific name “ursidae”, are large animals found all over the world, from North America to the southern hemisphere.
  2. Bears are excellent climbers and have an excellent sense of smell. They can smell up to 20 miles away!
  3. There are eight species of bears: American black bears, Asiatic black bears, brown bears, giant panda bears, polar bears, sloth bears, spectacled bears, and sun bears.
  4. We can tell the age of a bear by looking at their teeth.
  5. Bears are typically solitary animals.
  6. Polar bears are the largest bears on Earth.
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Did you know these fun facts?
  1. Polar bears have white fur so they can camouflage into their environments.
  2. The spectacled bears, also known as Andean bears, are the only bear species found in South America.
  3. Black bear cubs weigh less than one pound at birth.
  4. Alaska is the United States state that has the most grizzly bears, with grizzly bear populations of 30,000.
  5. The first bear on Earth appeared 55 million to 38 million years ago.
  6. Male polar bears range from about 8-10 feet in length.


Bear Facts coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

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Have you ever seen a bear in person?

This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Bear Facts that you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!


Bear Facts Sheets


What was your favorite bear fact from our fun facts about bears list?

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