Penguin Crafts for Preschoolers

Penguins are so much fun to learn about. These penguin crafts for preschoolers make a great addition to your penguin preschool activities

Whether you’re looking for a fun new craft or you’re looking to work on a specific skill, this list of penguin crafts has something for everyone. 

Kids can work on shapes, scissor skills, fine motor, and more while completing a fun penguin activity designed specifically for kids ages 2-6!

Winter is a magical season and presents a lovely opportunity to engage our little ones in numerous crafting activities.

The chilly weather and snowfall set a perfect backdrop for making fun, creative crafts that not only entertain but also educate.

Crafting in winter not only keeps kids engaged during colder months but is also a great way to teach them about the changes of the seasons, weather, and the animals that thrive in such climatic conditions, like the penguins we discussed earlier.

So, gather your crafting supplies and get ready for some winter fun!

Penguin Crafts for Preschoolers

Each of these kids crafts is designed to be enjoyable and simple enough for little hands, while also incorporating important developmental skills.

From improving fine motor abilities to recognizing shapes and colors, crafting can be a delightful and educational experience for your little ones.

You’ll be amazed at the creativity that can stem from a few basic crafting materials and a dash of imagination!

Preschool Books About Penguins

Discovering the world of penguins through literature is a fantastic way to enrich your child’s understanding.

Engaging stories and colorful illustrations not only entertain, but also educate, bringing these fascinating creatures to life.

Let’s explore some preschool-friendly books that enhance their learning about penguins while fostering a love for reading.

PenguinsTacky the PenguinIf You Were a Penguin


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!

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:

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

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.

The world of penguins is as fascinating as it is diverse, and there’s no better way to explore it than through engaging crafts and captivating books.

The crafts we’ve discussed today offer a hands-on approach to learning, fostering creativity, fine motor skills, and environmental awareness, while the books enrich your child’s understanding of these adorable creatures.

So, let’s dive into this winter wonderland, and who knows, we might even waddle just like our feathered friends! Remember, every moment spent with your little ones is an opportunity for both fun and learning.

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  1. Thank you for the link back to my blog, Barkley, Party of Seven. I’m so glad you liked the penguin craft we did!

    I don’t post to that blog, anymore, but you can find my new (and better!) blog at

    Great post, and good job pulling together so many penguin craft ideas!