Mr. Popper’s Penguins is a classic, Newberry Award winning book that children will love. Children will enjoy reading this book and studying the seventeen different types of penguins with the following Mr Popper’s Penguins Literature Study and penguin printables.
This story is about a man, Mr Popper, a house painter who lives with his wife and two children. Mr Popper decides to write to a polar explorer by the name of Admiral Drake, who ends up sending Mr Popper a penguin. Another penguin then joins the family, which is followed by another 10 baby penguins. After trying to pay for all the supplies needed to look after these penguins, Mr Popper realizes that the penguins should be back, living in the land they truly belong in.
Mr Popper’s Penguin Literature Study
With over 100 pages, children will enjoy completing this study as they read the book, Mr. Popper’s Penguins. There are a variety of activities in this pack including:
• Chapter questions
• Poetry writing
• Newspaper report writing
• Letter Writing
• Mapping activities
• Language Arts skills including alphabetical order, tenses and plurals
This literature study can be found, free for a limited time, at Simple Living. Creative Learning.
Learn more about the life cycle with this free Penguin Life Cycle Printable Pack. Aimed more at young children through grade 2, this 80-page pack contains a variety of activities on the life cycle of penguins as well as math and literacy activities.
Older children may enjoy this Penguin Study. Containing activities for all seventeen different penguins, they can read and research about them before completing the activity pages. Included in this pack is a little penguin book that children can create themselves, drawing a picture of each of the penguins as well as some fun facts about each type or whatever they have enjoyed learning about them.
Stacey is a homeschooling Christian mum trying to live a simple, frugal, healthy life. She lives with her husband and two gorgeous boys in the sunshine state of Queensland, Australia. You can check out her blog at Simple Living Creative Learning where you find printables, kids activities, homemaking resources, homeschooling encouragement, and even some recipes!