Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Bears were the best bedtime buddies for the Vidalia Lower Elementary Preschool Friday afternoon. In celebration of the letter “B,” the students brought their favorite teddy bears, drank blue blast juice and ate Bugles and brown bear cookies. Sophie Hall takes a nap with her teddy bear under the shelter of one of her classroom’s tables.
Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Nicholas Ellis used his bear as a pillow during nap time. Throughout the day, the students counted their bears, sorted the animals by size and color and sang bear songs. They also watched a puppet show about the classic tale of the three bears.