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Penguin Tissue Paper Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Fine motor skills are important for kids because they help with the development of hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and problem-solving skills.

These skills are essential for kids as they grow and begin to learn new tasks.

Activities like this penguin tissue paper craft are a fun way for kids to work on their fine motor skills!

This craft requires kids to use small pieces of tissue paper, which helps to improve their dexterity.

While kids may like to simply crumple up the tissue paper and stick it on for this craft, pressing down gently will work their fine motor skills even more!

Download the free printable template and make this cute winter craft at home or in the classroom.

Also, make sure you look through all of our penguin activities for kids for more fun ideas.

Penguin Craft Idea

tissue paper penguin craft image collage with the words tissue paper penguin

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • 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 on colored cardstock of your choice.

hand holding tissue paper penguin craf template

Glue the tissue paper squares in each of the penguin’s parts. Each section will specify which color tissue paper to glue there.

hand gluing tissue paper to penguin craft

Next, take the penguin’s beak and glue it in the middle of the face, where the white and black tissue paper meets.

hand gluing beak to tissue paper penguin

Place the eyes on either side of the beak and glue them in place.

hand gluing eye to tissue paper penguin

Finish off by gluing the feet just below the ends of the legs.

hand gluing foot to tissue paper penguin

That’s it!

This is a simple winter animal craft that is different than the standard papercraft.

hand holding tissue paper penguin craft

Winter Theme For Kids

Continue the learning and fun by creating a winter unit study. We have some simple ideas to get you started that the kids will love.

The very first activity we like to start a new theme with is reading. Reading aloud to your kids has lots of great benefits that can help your kids in life and school! It can help them learn new words, increase their focus, and help them learn more about the world around them.

Here are some of the best winter animal books.

Crafting is another great activity to keep the kids engaged and off the screens. It can give them a great opportunity to be creative, to concentrate, and to improve their fine motor skills.

2 tissue paper penguin crafts

Below are some of our favorite winter crafts for kids:

Puffy Paint Snowman Craft – It’s winter and the kids are getting cabin fever. Keep them busy with this easy snowman craft, made from DIY puffy paint. It’s so simple and fun to do!

Penguin Headband Craft – This is a great activity to get them into the winter spirit. It’s also easy enough that you can make it from paper or color in a black and white version on your own!

Polar Bear Handprint Craft – This is a great activity to do with your kids this winter. It’s simple and doesn’t require any messy paint, just use paper! You can hang it in their room as a decoration or put it on the fridge for everyone to admire.

Photo Eskimo Craft – This winter activity is perfect to get the kids’ imaginations going. They’ll love turning themselves into a little Eskimo!

tissue paper penguin

Looking for a way to keep your kids busy this winter? These winter do a dot printables are perfect! With 20+ pages, there’s something on every page. Kids can practice fine motor skills and counting with these fun activities that will allow you some peace and quiet during the cold months of winter.

It’s time to break out the scissors! These penguin cutting activity pages are perfect for practicing scissor skills. There are 4 pages with different activities that are great for preschool and kindergarten children.

These polar bear dot to dot printables are a great way for kids to practice their fine motor skills during winter break. Kids will enjoy coloring in these cute little bears and connecting all of the dots! This is a no-prep activity that your kids can work on at home or at school.

Kids will love these fun snowy owl worksheets that are perfect to use during winter. Practice scissor skills, handwriting, and letter recognition with the free printable sheets.

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Winter Ideas For Kids

2 tissue paper penguin crafts

Penguin Tissue Paper Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 6 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Get your kids excited for winter with this simple and fun penguin tissue paper craft.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Penguin template

Instructions

  1. Download the penguin template and print it out on colored cardstock of your choice.
  2. Glue the tissue paper squares in each of the penguin's parts. Each section will specify which color tissue paper to glue there.
  3. Next, take the penguin's beak and glue it in the middle of the face, where the white and black tissue paper meets.
  4. Place the eyes on either side of the beak and glue them in place.
  5. Finish off by gluing the feet just below the ends of the legs.

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Penguin Craft Template

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Lucy

Tuesday 25th of January 2022

Penguin Tissue Paper craft for kids

Sam

Thursday 27th of January 2022

Hi Lucy! If you're looking for the template, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have the link sent to you :)

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