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Even your youngest learners will enjoy this amazing collection of penguin activities for toddlers. They’re perfect for your winter lessons!
Penguin activities are perfect for winter, but they also work with zoo and general animal themed lessons. You can also add them to your Letter of the Week Pp lessons.
Penguin Activities for Toddlers
Create this simple felt penguin dress up busy box, and your preschoolers will enjoy spending time dressing up their little penguins over and over again. Steamsational
Add some cute penguin songs and rhymes to your circle time. Your toddlers will love moving and chanting these cute rhymes. Kidsparkz
Create your own mini ice skating rink and watch your toddlers play, imagine and investigate as they skate toy penguins around their own DIY ice rink! This is a great small world sensory play activity for winter. Messy Little Monster
Little ones will exploring various art media as they create this simple penguin painting for toddlers. Inspiration Laboratories
Recreate a penguin’s natural habitat with items you can find at your local dollar store. This penguin sensory bin is perfect for allowing kids will explore these fun animals. Living Life and Learning
This homemade Feed the Penguin game is perfect for reviewing colors, shapes, letters, and numbers! Or, use it for a fun motor skills activity. Little Family Fun
Teach kids how penguins stay warm in this snow with this hands-on learning activity about blubber. Raising Lifelong Learners
Fluffy white cotton balls make up the base for this fun penguin sensory bin. You can find penguin figures at your local dollar store or toy store. The Chaos and the Clutter
This fun penguin felt busy box is perfect for teaching and reinforcing colors! Teach Me Mommy
Using black and white paint, your toddlers can create their own work of art with this penguin storytime for toddlers activity! My Storytime Corner
BOOKS ABOUT Penguins
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool penguin books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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How Do Penguins Play? – Children will delight in watching bear cubs, seals, penguins, monkeys, and other animal friends frolicking joyfully with each other. Adorable pastel illustrations show these animals playing king-of-the-hill, keep away, and other fun and familiar games.
The Emperor’s Egg – Can you imagine spending the winter outdoors in Antarctica without anything to eat? That’s just what the male Emperor penguin does. While his mate is off swimming and catching loads of fish, he stands around in the freezing cold with an egg on his feet for two whole months, keeping it warm and waiting for it to hatch.
Penguin on Vacation – Penguin is tired of the snow and cold–so he decides to visit the beach! But when his favorite activities like skiing and skating don’t work so well on sand, can a new friend help Penguin learn how to have fun in the sun?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
These penguin themed personalized bookmarks are an ideal small gift for penguin fans or for kids party bags!
This eco-friendly wooden penguin puzzle is the perfect natural decor for a child’s room. As they grow older they will be challenged by the puzzle and this Waldorf toy will help to develop children’s reasoning, motor and problem solving skills.