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Penguin Printable Craft For Kids [Freebie]

Scissor skills are so important for children to develop.

Kids need scissors skills because they help kids with hand-eye coordination and attention to detail. These skills are necessary for success in school, everyday life, and their future.

But sometimes, kids are reluctant to practice using scissors.

That’s why we made this penguin printable craft! It’s a fun way to practice cutting.

It’s wintertime so kids will have plenty of time to make the cute little guy!

Download the free printable template and be sure to look through all of our penguin activities for kids for more ideas.

Cut & Paste Penguin Craft

printable penguin craft image collage with the words cut & paste penguin

Supplies

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers, crayons, or paint (if using the color in version)
  • Penguin template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the penguin template and print it out.

hand holding penguin craft template

Color or paint in the pieces of the penguin. Let dry completely before moving on.

hand painting penguin pieces

Cut out all of the pieces.

Begin by gluing the belly to the middle of the penguin’s body.

hand gluing belly to printable penguin craft

Place the beak in the middle of the head, where the belly and the body meet.

hand gluing beak to printable penguin craft

Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, to the upper part of the penguin’s belly.

hand gluing eye to printable penguin craft

Next, glue the cheeks on either side of the eyes, slightly below them.

hand gluing cheek to printable penguin craft

Finish off the penguin by gluing the feet to the bottom and front of the penguin’s body.

hand gluing feet to printable penguin craft

Isn’t this little guy so cute? It’s a perfect winter animal craft the kids will love!

hand holding printable penguin craft

Winter Unit Study For Kids

Do you want to keep your kids off the screens and learning? If so, we think you should create a winter unit for kids! Just grab a few different activities and let your kids enjoy!

Our first idea is always reading. It’s so simple to grab a book from the store or the library and read to your kids. It’s fun and can help your kids to improve their vocabulary, focus, and develop a love of reading.

Here are some of the best winter animal books.

Polar Bear Island is a fun book for winter! Polar bear island is just that – only for polar bears! That is until Kirby the penguin comes to visit. She turns the place around and adds tons of interesting excitement, but will the polar bears let her stay? You have to check it out and see for yourself!

Tacky The Penguin– This is a great book for children to learn about acceptance and valuing others for exactly who they are.

Owl Babies– A sweet book that teaches kids that Mom always comes back! It’s especially great for children who may have separation anxiety.

2 printable penguin crafts

Making crafts is another great idea to help kids learn and develop. It can help them learn to use scissors, practice fine motor skills, and follow directions. Below are some of our favorite winter craft ideas:

Cardinal Handprint Craft – Make a handprint craft with your kids to celebrate the winter season! This is an easy and mess-free project that you can do with just paper. Have fun this season crafting together as a family!

Snowglobe Olaf Craft – Are you looking for a fun winter activity? This snow globe craft is perfect. Just print the template, cut it out and glue to create this cute little Olaf craft that will be loved by kids of all ages.

Toilet Paper Roll Polar Bear – It’s winter and there is nothing better than making crafts out of recycled materials. This toilet paper roll polar bear craft is simple and fun to make, especially for kids! Just print the template on cardstock or cut it from construction paper. Then grab some scissors, glue, and markers – you’re ready to go!

hand holding printable penguin craft

Penguin Paper Bag Puppet – This easy winter animal craft is perfect to do with kids. It’s an inexpensive, simple but engaging project that they’ll love. All you need are some items from around the house and a paper bag!

Your kids will love this winter do a dot printables. With these printable pages, your children can practice visual discrimination and pattern recognition as well as counting skills, all while having fun! This activity is great for preschoolers and kindergarteners alike.

Kids will love these winter-themed polar bear cutting activity pages. They’re perfect for practicing using scissors and they don’t require any prep! You can print them out and be ready in a second.

Practice letter S recognition, cutting, and handwriting skills with these snowy owl worksheets for kids. These free printable winter activities will make the season more fun (and educational)!

Kids will love these polar bear dot to dots! They’re great for practicing fine motor skills and help with creativity. It’s a great winter activity for preschoolers, kindergarten, and elementary kids!

More Winter Ideas For Kids

2 printable penguin crafts

Penguin Printable Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This adorable penguin is a fun cut and paste activity that will help kids develop their fine motor skills.

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers, crayons, or paint (if using the color in version)
  • Penguin template

Instructions

  1. Download the penguin template and print it out.
  2. Color or paint in the pieces of the penguin. Let dry completely before moving on.
  3. Cut out all of the pieces.
  4. Begin by gluing the belly to the middle of the penguin's body.
  5. Place the beak in the middle of the head, where the belly and the body meet.
  6. Take the eyes and glue them, one on each side, to the upper part of the penguin's belly.
  7. Next, glue the cheeks on either side of the eyes, slightly below them.
  8. Finish off the penguin by gluing the feet to the bottom and front of the penguin's body.

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Gerri Yunker

Wednesday 23rd of February 2022

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