Little Bears

The Little Bears Detective Club

Spot 137 bear cubs that have been lovingly designed, created and nurtured by schools from all over the region inside museums, shopping centres and libraries from 28 June – 17 September 2017. Crafted by children of all ages, from nursery, primary, secondary and special schools, this extraordinary showcase of optimism, creativity and imagination has engaged over 50,000 young people from 132 schools. All of who have spent the last nine months experimenting with pattern, texture and colour, to bring their bear to life at the same time as fundraising for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. Find out more about the learning programme.

Ziggy

The school launched their project by having a “Bear” day. Pupils explored the idea that the bear had travelled across…

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Wolcott

The sculpture is adorned with a collaged coat that celebrates the history of photography in Birmingham. Decorated with images relating…

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Whittington Bear

Parents at the school came up with a variety of ideas for the sculpture. Its final design is inspired by…

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Welfy Bear

Some bears are inclined to give you a fright, but this school bear is there to hug you at night….

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Weather Bear

Pupils at the school love talking about the weather. Every day they look to see what the forecast will be!…

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We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

Pupils from across the school were inspired by the bear-illiant poemWe’re going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. All…

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Stacey The Sun Bear Superhero

Year 3 pupils studied deforestation and looked into the topics of recycling and protecting habitats. A design competition tasked pupils…

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St. Mary’s Values Bear

The School Council tasked everyone in the school to design a bear that showed what is brilliant about attending their…

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Spirit Of Light

Students thought about what it meant to be a part of the school’s community. They decided that the sculpture should…

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Sonny

The school held a competition to help choose its favourite designs by pupils. Children enjoyed the experience of drawing bears…

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Solar Bear

The CentreÕs youngest pupils produced art based on the solar system, which became the starting point for the sculptureÕs decoration….

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Smartley

Pupils demonstrated their creativity through a competition to create the sculpture’s superhero mask, cloak and name. The school’s logo was…

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