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Penguin Awareness Day Crafts, Books, Snacks, and Activities for Kids

Did you know Penguin Day is January 20th. Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day with these super cute penguin crafts, penguin activities, and learning about these cute waddling birds that live in Antarctica. This penguins for kids lesson ideas are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students this winter.
Did you know Penguin Day is January 20th. Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day with these super cute penguin crafts, penguin activities, and learning about these cute waddling birds that live in Antarctica. This penguins for kids lesson ideas are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students this winter.

Penguin Day

Penguins are adorable creatures and would make a great topic to study with your kids on this¬†penguin day!¬†We’ve found so many great penguin craft ideas, silly penguin snacks,¬†penguin art projects,¬†books about penguins, and¬†penguin activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartens, and grade 1 students.¬† Celebrate penguins with these fun penguin ideas for kids! You’ll definitely find some fun ideas for you and your kids to do in the lists below.

Penguin activities

Start out your penguin theme reading some of our favorite penguin books. Children will learn about these super cute animals who love the cold, snow, and swimming! These are perfect to start your penguin awareness day activities

penguin crafts

Penguin craft preschool

Try some of these adorable penguin art for preschoolers out of a variety of materials including construction paper, paper plates, pompoms, and more!

  1. Circle Penguin Craft from Reading Confetti is made of black and white construction paper for both a shape craft and fun penguin craft all in one.
  2. Pom Pom Penguin from Artsy Momma is made of pom poms with adorable felt orange beak and feet
  3. Paper Cup Penguin Craft Roll & Make Game from The Imagination Tree uses a simple black cup to make an adorable waddling penguin craft with google eyes and big webbed feet.
  4. Egg Carton Penguin Craft from Parenting Chaos lets you recycle your egg carton to make a colony of little penguins with painted black backs and cute button eyes.
  5. Penguin Card from My Life Cookbook is perfect for wishing someone merry christmas or celebrating a winter birthday. You will love that he beak opens when the card opens.
  6. Penguin Puppets from I Can Teach My Child – use a tp roll to make this simple penguin craft with preschoolers
  7. Paper Heart Penguin Craft from Crafty Morning is another shape craft, but this time it is a heart shape craft to make a heart warming penguin from construction paper
  8. Penguin Footprint Art from Frogs, Snails & Puppy Dog Tails is an adorable penguin footprint craft with a ribbon for as scarf that is so cute, you’ve got to make this to send to Grandma!
  9. Penguin Handprint Art from Kindergarten Worksheets and Games allows students to make a cute penguin craft with their own hand and trace the letter p too!
  10. Macaroni Penguin Craft from Parenting Chaos reuses a plastic bottle to make this fun penguin project
  11. Footprint Penguin Canvas Keepsake from Fun Handprint Art makes a whole family of penguin foot art

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Penguin activities for preschoolers

If you are looking for some fun penguin activities for kindergarten, you will love all these clever penguin preschool activities:

  1. Make your own 2-ingredient snow dough to play with snow and cute polar animals like penguins inside this winter
  2. Penguin Sorting Sensory Bin from Powerful Mothering – Whose the king of the cold? You decide in this penguin sensory bin filled with diy snow!
  3. Penguin Math Activity from Life Over C’s helps students work on which numbers are greater than or less than others with a fun, hands-on math printable
  4. Penguins of Antarctica from Living Montessori Now is a whole lesson on cute penguins!
  5. Penguin Counting Game from Pre-K Pages is a fun penguin counting game for early learners
  6. Multi-Level Penguin Activities from Living Montessori Now is a more advanced penguin lesson for upper elementary age students.
  7. Penguin Memory Cards from Playing with Words 365 allow students to improve their memory skills while having fun with playful penguins
  8. Penguin Learning Pack from 3 Dinosaurs is filled with free penguin printables to make learning fun
  9. Penguin Plunge from Mom Inspired Life is an active, penguin inspired game!
  10. Penguin Water Bead Sensory Bin from 3 Dinosaurs with peaceful blue water beads contrasted with chilly snow
  11. 5 Little Penguins Counting Songs from Let’s Play Music is a penguin counting song for preschoolers

penguin snacks

Penguin Snacks

  1. Penguin Snack from Fantastic Fun & Learning
  2. Penguin Themed Snack from Sugar Aunts
  3. Ice Cream Penguins from True Aim
  4. Sushi Penguins from Learn with Play at Home
  5. Frozen Banana Penguins from Spaceships & Laserbeams
  6. Snack Cake Penguins from Hungry Happenings
  7. Oreo Penguins from Passion for Savings
  8. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Penguins from Creative Me, Inspired You
  9. Penguin Cookies from Delightful E Made
  10. Chocolate Rice Krispie Treat Penguins from Hungry Happenings

 

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Penguin Printables

Ad more playful penguin activities, worksheets, and ideas to your day with these resources:

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Fun Holidays

We love celebrating fun holidays and fun days throughout the year! We have lots more special days throughout the year with activities to inspire you to create memories with your kids:

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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  • Activities like these are perfect for helping kids explore and enhance their creative side. I am sure kids will love them too!

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