Penguin activities are a fun way to learn all about this amazing bird. Kids love to learn about all of the different animals on our planet, and today we’re focusing on a really cute one!
13 Penguin Activities for Kids
Penguins capture the attention of kids and adults alike. Maybe it’s because they look like they wear tuxedos. Or it could be that they swim instead of fly. Maybe it’s because they waddle and slide. One thing is for sure– your kid is going to have so much fun learning more about the birds with these activities!
Fun and Simple Penguin Activities
- Use an empty coffee creamer container for a recycled valentine penguin. Perfect for Valentine’s day or anytime. -via Kids Activities Blog
- Keep it simple by downloading this free penguin coloring page! This also comes with a few other cute printables. -via Kids Activities Blog
- Make a delicious penguin lunch for the family! Everything here looks just like a penguin, even the peanut butter cup! -via Kitchen Fun With My Three Sons
- These cute painted rocks look just like little penguins. Paint several of them and make a whole penguin family. -via Inspiration Laboratories
- This craft is super easy! These penguin craft sticks would make a great boredom buster for a preschooler. -via Preschool Powol Packets
- Play this fun game called Free the Penguins by simply submerging some penguin figurines in jello and letting your kiddos dig them out! -via Memorizing the Moments
- This penguin footprint art is so cute! Just dab your little one’s foot into some black paint and fill in the rest with a marker and a construction paper nose. -via Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
- Trace little hands to make this adorable penguin handprint craft that’s perfect for preschoolers! All you need is some felt, cotton balls, glue, and a pair of funny googly eyes. -via That Kids Crafts Site
Educational Penguin Activities
Of course you can make any activity educational, but these make it easy!
- Here’s a whole lesson plan based around the letter P and penguins. This features printables, activities and crafts all based around this animal. -via Memorizing the Moments
- Read the children’s book Mr. Popper’s Penguins and then watch the movie together. It’s so much fun watching words come alive on screen! -via Kids Activities Blog
- Check out Let’s Play Music for the 5 Little Penguins Winter Counting Song with free puppet printable…oh so cute! -via Let’s Play Music
- This penguin eco craft is made from a recycled box of your choice and a little creativity from Amanda over at The Educator’s Spin on It!
- Make a circle penguin with nothing but – you guessed it – circles! Cut 10 circles out of construction paper and piece them together to form a penguin. -via Reading Confetti
Which craft did you try out? Let us know in the comments!