FREE Resources, Crafts, and Printables About Penguins

December 31, 2020

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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Penguins are such adorable little creatures. We have some African penguins at our zoo here in Florida. We can spend so much time watching them swim and waddle around.

If you like to do seasonal unit studies, penguins are fun to learn about during the winter time. Since they live in such a cold climate normally, winter is a great time to do a themed unit on these fascinating animals.

Free Resources, Crafts, and Printables About Penguins text with image of penguins.

Penguins are amazing birds because they can live in extreme temperatures, and live mostly in water. God created their unique bodies to withstand intense below freezing temperatures, and to survive them. They are also absolutely adorable in their tuxedo bodies. I never knew much about these unique birds until I was a homeschool mom.

Our homeschool group went on a field trip to go see the movie March of the Penguins. I was blown away by all that the penguins went through to hatch an egg. I didn’t even know that the dads were the ones to stay home, nurture and protect the egg the entire time.

I was always bored to death by documentaries when I was a child, and I usually fell asleep through them. This was the first documentary I saw that held my attention the whole time. I definitely recommend watching it as a family if you are doing a study on penguins. You also can’t beat Morgan Freeman’s soothing voice!

Check out all these Fun Facts and Websites about Penguins: 

These resources will be perfect for research projects or writing activities for older children!

Fun Facts and Trivia About PenguinsThe Spruce

14 Fun Facts About PenguinsSmithsonian Mag

Top 10 Interesting Facts About PenguinsDepth World

All About PenguinsEasy Science for Kids

Penguin Facts for KidsKids Kiddle

30 Fun Penguin Facts for Kids You Wish You’ll Wish You’d KnownEarth Eclipse

Penguin Planet is a book, but this website that lists the different penguin species and facts and information.

Sea World All About Penguins is where you can learn about their diet, habitat, behavior, adaptations, communication and more. There are lots of videos and photographs.

View African Penguins on the Penguin Webcam at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Penguin Printables and Unit Studies:

Montessori Inspired Penguin Printables and ActivitiesLiving Montessori Now

Free Penguin Printables

Penguins Mini Puzzle UnitIn All You Do

Playful Penguins File Folder GameTPT

Penguin Do-a-Dot PrintablesGift of Curiosity

Mr. Popper’s Penguins Literature Study with free printable about penguins

Mr Popper\'s Penguins Literature Study With Penguin Printables text with image of two penguins

Penguin Learning Pack3 Dinosaurs

Writing Prompt Activities About PenguinsIn All You Do

Penguin Coloring SheetsIn All You Do

P is for PenguinsTeaching Mama

Pre-K Penguin Printable Learning PackKids Activities Blog

Penguin Unit Study Books and ActivitiesKCEdventures

Homeschool Unit Studies: Penguins Look We’re Learning!

Penguin Match File Folder Game – Homeschool Share

Cute Penguin Crafts:

A unit study on animals wouldn’t be complete without some fun crafts. These are perfect for preschoolers, but even older kids that enjoy creating will enjoy these! Many of these will look cute as winter decorations in your home as well.

Make a Paper Cup PenguinThe Seasoned Mom

Cardboard Tube PenguinsCrafts by Amanda

Pine Cone Craft PenguinsCrafty Homeschool Mom

Cupcake Liner Penguin Craft for KidsI Heart Crafty Things

Learn Create Love has the cutest printable penguin crafts. I love how you can print these out and paint them, color them or use markers to decorate them.

Printable Penguin Craft 

Cozy Winter Penguin Craft

Hand Print Penguin Craft

Macaroni Printable Penguin Craft 

Paper Roll Penguin Craft

Here are some more animals that are perfect to learn about during the cold winter months:

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FREE Arctic Animals Printables and Resources

FREE Resources, Crafts, and Printables About Penguins

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