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These Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups activities are a great way to bring this adorable winter book to life with your preschoolers.
As you begin preparing your preschool winter activities, be sure to leave room in your schedule for a few good winter stories. Kids will love helping Franklin try to cure Little Penguin’s hiccups in this adorable book by Tadgh Bentley.
Let’s dive a little deeper into the story, and discover some fun activities you can do with your preschoolers.
Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups Activities
Winter is here, and it’s a great time to study penguins and other Antarctic animals. Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups is a fun story to share with preschoolers.
Kids will love trying to scare Little Penguin’s hiccups away, and they’ll love Franklin’s surprise at the end!
After reading the story to your preschoolers, pretend to be a penguin balancing on a piece of ice. Use a pillow or small cushion. Show children how to use their arms to help them balance.
Discuss what hiccups are, and how to get rid of them.
Find items around the house that begin with Pp for penguin, Oo for orca, or Ww for whale.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT PENGUINS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about penguins. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Penguins – In Explore My World Penguins, curious kids ages 3 to 7 will be excited to learn about the delightful world of penguins: the extreme lengths they go to to care for their young and the relationship between baby penguins and their parents.
Tacky the Penguin – Tacky’s perfect friends find him annoying until his odd behavior saves the day.
If You Were a Penguin – In this simple, rhyming picture book, the youngest readers will learn about penguins. This is the perfect read-aloud for teachers and parents to share with young children as they imagine what life as a penguin is like!
What’s Included in This Printable?
Your preschoolers will enjoy these fun preschool penguin activities. In this free preschool printable, you’ll find the following activities:
• Color and trace: Kids will color the picture and trace the word at the bottom of the page. This pack includes a penguin and an orca whale.
• Handwriting: Trace the letters, and trace the sentence at the bottom of the page. Features letters P and O.
• Scissor Practice: Color the penguin. Then, cut them out on the dashed line.
• Tracing: Kids will trace the penguin and color the picture.
• Trace the Lines: Kids can trace the lines from left to right. This is a great fine motor activity and perfect for prewriting practice.
• and more!
Everyone’s a winner with this super fun, non-competitive game to practice colors and shapes vocabulary! Spin the spinner, match the fish and collect them in your net. But, wait! You might have to feed a fish to the Hungry Penguin!
Stack and sort five brightly-colored wooden rings, topped with an adorable penguin. The base of this wooden penguin stacker is curved for additional fun rocking movement!
Spark your Kiddo’s creative interest with this Penguin Pals Dough Kit! Sensory play and loose parts play rolled into one, this kit gives kids the unlimited ability to play, create and learn.
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