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Penguin Valentine Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Now that Christmas is over – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! With just a couple of short months to go, it is time to get crafty together.

Today, we’re showing everyone how to make an adorable penguin Valentine craft.

Valentine crafts for kids are a great way to keep them busy before returning to school or as a fun after-school activity. Adults can get involved with this one and make their own too to give to their kids.

Or if you are a school teacher then this could be a great art-related activity to keep your class happy and for each student to have something great to bring home to their parents!

We show you how to make a penguin Valentine craft step by step in our 1-minute video so you can make it with ease.

This is quite an easy tutorial with great results – so it’s time to get crafty! Check out the instructions below.

Easy Valentine Craft Idea

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Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • 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, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding penguin valentine craft tempalte

Glue the belly to the middle of the penguin’s body, then take the beak and glue it in between the eyes.

hand gluing body onto penguin valentine craft

Take the heart and glue it in the middle of the belly.

hand gluing heart onto penguin valentine craft

Place the flippers on either side of the body, with the ends of the flippers holding the heart.

hand gluing arms onto penguin valentine craft

Position the feet at the end of the penguin’s leg and glue them in place.

hand gluing feet onto penguin valentine craft

Finish by writing a short message on the heart!

hand writing love you on heart

Isn’t this such a cute little Valentine’s activity? It’s perfect for little ones to try!

hand holding penguin valentine craft

Valentine Ideas For Kids

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and that’s a great reason to incorporate a little learning into their routine. A Valentine-themed unit study is a perfect way to teach kids! And the best part is that it’s easy for parents to put together.

Read on below for our favorite crafts, activities, and ideas that are all Valentine-themed!

Valentine’s Books For Kids

Parents looking for a way to get their kids excited about Valentine’s Day should consider starting a Valentine unit by reading aloud Valentine’s children’s books.

Not only will this provide some quality family time, but it will also introduce the kids to the holiday in a fun and interactive way. On top of that, reading to kids can help them focus and improve their vocabulary.

These Valentine’s Day books are some of the top picks. Add them to your home library or see if your local library has them on hand.

Love From The Crayons If your kids love any of the Crayon books, they’ll want to read this Valentine version where the crayons explore the bright colors and subtle shades of love.

The Invisible String – This is a sweet story all children will want to hear. It’s about a mother who tells her two children that they’re all connected by an invisible string.

Little Blue Truck’s Valentine – Join Little Blue Truck as he delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends. As he does, he wonders, will anyone give one to him?

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Valentine Crafts For Kids

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for kids to get creative and crafty! There are so many fun and easy projects that even the youngest child can participate in.

Plus, crafting is a great way for kids to express their creativity, learn new skills, and spend time with their parents.

Try out some of these popular Valentine’s crafts:

Tiger Valentine Craft – What’s the best way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day? With a handmade tiger, of course! This fun and easy craft is perfect for little ones. And since it only requires a few simple supplies, it’s a great way to recycle some of those old scrap pieces of paper.

Valentines Day Snow Globe Craft – If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day craft for kids that’s both adorable and easy to make, try this snowglobe craft! It’s made from paper and features a cute elephant holding a heart balloon.

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Bear Valentine Craft – Creating this bear craft is a great way for your kids to express themselves and have some fun! It’s super easy – all you need are some construction paper, scissors, a bit of glue, and our free template. Once their masterpiece is complete, they’ll have the best time showing it off!

Koala Valentine Craft – Kids are sure to love creating a handmade Valentine for their special someone this year! Kids can choose from traditional Valentine’s colors, like pink and red – or go completely wild with any and all colors that come to mind!

Valentine Activities For Kids

These Valentine do a dot printables are so much fun for kids! They help kids practice letter recognition, counting, number recognition, and patterns. If you are looking for a fun and educational activity for your kids this Valentine’s Day, these printables are perfect!

Kids love connect the dots! With just a few simple lines, they can watch a picture come to life before their very eyes. But did you know that these Valentine connect the dots can also be beneficial for kids? In addition to promoting fine motor skills, connect the dot activities can also help kids to develop their concentration and problem-solving skills!

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Valentine’s Day is no time to take a break from learning! Get your kids involved in educational fun this season and start challenging those brains with our Valentine’s Day worksheets. Not only are these themed activities great for reinforcing letter recognition, but they also help with handwriting practice and scissors skills.

Valentine’s Day is an exciting time of year for kids and these playful Valentine cutting practice worksheets are the perfect way to help them hone their scissor skills! They can have loads of fun with them while also helping strengthen their hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, and problem-solving abilities – now that’s what we call multitasking!

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Valentine Fun

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For a chance to have your child’s project 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 Valentine’s Day Activities

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Penguin Valentine Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This penguin Valentine craft for kids is a fun and easy activity that's great for preschool, PreK, and kindergarten children.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • Penguin template

Instructions

  1. Download the penguin template, print, and cut out the pieces you need. hand holding penguin valentine craft tempalte
  2. Glue the belly to the middle of the penguin's body, then take the beak and glue it in between the eyes.
  3. Take the heart and glue it in the middle of the belly. hand gluing heart onto penguin valentine craft
  4. Place the flippers on either side of the body, with the ends of the flippers holding the heart.
  5. Position the feet at the end of the penguin's leg and glue them in place. hand gluing feet onto penguin valentine craft
  6. Finish by writing a short message on the heart!

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Free Penguin Template

Penguin Valentine Template

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Benjamin Newman

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

I would love to see the template!

Sam

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Twinkle

Saturday 17th of February 2024

Would love to use this for our church kids! Can I ask for a template? Thank you so much

Sam

Monday 19th of February 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Christina

Tuesday 13th of February 2024

Would love to have this template!

Sam

Tuesday 13th of February 2024

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Jimmy

Friday 9th of February 2024

Would love to have this template!

Sam

Friday 9th of February 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Catherine

Tuesday 6th of February 2024

Another cute craft to do love it

Sam

Tuesday 6th of February 2024

Thanks!

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