[Let's name the things on the magnet board together. (chair, pear, underwear, square). "What do you notice about the way these words sound? They all RHYME with BEAR! (Insert caregiver tip about value of rhyming/phonological awareness).]
"Where oh where is my teddy bear? Is my bear behind the...chair?"
Variation--if opening with a puppet, have it be the puppet's missing teddy bear and have the puppet express her stress. Reunite them once Teddy is found.
[Graphics for Teddy Bear/Underwear (pdf)]