40 Penguin Activities for Kids

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My two-year-old daughter has shown a great interest in penguins or “po-kuins” as she affectionately calls them. And winter is a perfect time to do some penguin-related activities at home.

I have a great list of different penguin activities for kids today divided into sensory activities, fine motor activities, arts and crafts, and more.

40 penguin activities for kids including sensory, fine motor, arts and crafts, snacks, books and more!

Penguin Sensory Activities

penguin sensory activities. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Toddler Winter Sensory Bin – Sugar Spice & Glitter

Penguin Sensory Sink – Teaching Mama

Penguin Small World on a Light Table – Still Playing School

Penguin Sensory Bin – The Chaos And The Clutter

Penguin Sensory Play – Fantastic Fun & Learning

Winter Sensory Foam – Messy Little Monster

Penguin Fine Motor Activities


Penguin Themed Play Dough – Acorns And Crayons

Handprint Penguin – Crystal & Co.

Penguin Quiet Mini Book Page – And Next Comes L

Stay On the Ice App – iGame Mom

Penguin Montessori Activities

Penguins of Antarctica – Living Montessori Now

Antarctica Penguins – Trillium Montessori

Penguin Arts & Crafts

Penguin Toilet Paper Craft – Naturally Educational

Penguin Painted Rocks – Inspiration Laboratories

Penguin Ink Blot Painting – Artsy Momma

Craft Stick Penguins – Preschool Powol Packets

Peek-A-Boo Penguin Craft – Preschool Powol Packets

Egg Carton Penguin – Parenting Chaos

Penguin Fingerprint Art – Frogs, Snails, And Puppy Dog Tails

Paper Plate Penguin – Learn With Play At Home

Penguin Snow Globe – Sand In My Toes

Arctic Theme Potato Prints – Artsy Craftsy Mom

Washi Tape Penguin Craft – Frogs, Snails, and Puppy Dog Tails

Hands-On Learning: Blubber – Raising Lifelong Learners

Penguin Math Counters – The Educators' Spin On It

P is for Penguin Printable Packet – Teaching Mama

Penguin Ice Science – B-Inspired Mama

P is for Penguin Activities – Crystal & Comp

Animal Movement Game – Craftulate

Penguin LifeCycle – iGame Mom

Penguin Inspired Snack Ideas

Penguin snack ideas. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Penguin Inspired Sushi – Learn with Play At Home

Penguin Snack – Fantastic Fun And Learning

Penguin Themed Snack – Sugar Aunts

3D Animal Cookies – Craftulate

Books & Songs About Penguins

Cinderella Penguin – Crafty Moms Share

5 Little Penguins Song – Lets Play Kids' Music

Penguin and Pinecone – The Preschool Toolbox

Books & Resources About Penguins – Edventures with Kids

Penguin Books – Fantastic Fun And Learning

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Heather Greutman, COTA

Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience in school-based OT services for preschool through high school. She uses her background to share child development tips, tools, and strategies for parents, educators, and therapists. She is the author of many ebooks including The Basics of Fine Motor Skills, and Basics of Pre-Writing Skills, and co-author of Sensory Processing Explained: A Handbook for Parents and Educators.

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  1. Thank you for including my preschooler-made sensory bin! It was such a great exercise in empathy for them, I hope some other big siblings have fun with it, too!

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