Aren’t penguins adorable? They are also fascinating animals to study. Use this set of amazing blog posts to create a penguin unit this winter for your kids.

They are also fascinating animals to study. Use this set of amazing blog posts to create a penguin unit this winter for your kids.

10 Fun Ideas for a Penguin Unit

Winter is a great time to introduce and explore penguins. Although most of us have not seen penguins in the wild, they are a fascinating animal to study and are perfect for inspiring young biologists!  Feel free to leave a comment with your favorite penguin learning activities!

Egg Carton Penguins | Once Little Project – What a great idea! Use recycled materials to create this fun penguin craft. It’s an amazing creative project for your child this winter. You have most materials already in your craft stash.

Emperor Penguin’s Life Cycle | U.S. Government’s Arctic Program – I can’t believe this high quality poster is free! Grab your copy for your penguin unit and use it as a way to study the life cycle of one of the most famous penguin species.

Penguin Activities | Gift of Curiosity – Use mini penguin figurines in your math learning this winter. You may create a tray to leave these activities on your winter shelves for a fun penguin counting theme. Or try asking your child to pretend they are a penguin taking care of their precious egg through the long winter.

How Do Penguins Stay Dry? | Raising Little Superheroes –  What a great way to explore the features of penguins! This science experiment is simple to setup and easy for little learns complete.

Winter Animal Printable Number Play Dough Mats | Natural Beach Living – This is a fun way to practice number recognition this winter! Print and laminate to use these cards over and over this winter in your penguin themed unit.

They are also fascinating animals to study. Use this set of amazing blog posts to create a penguin unit this winter for your kids.

Penguin Animal Study | A Dab of Glue Will Do – This is an AMAZING resource for your penguin learning unit. This printable unit includes penguin facts, games, and writing prompts.

Antarctica: Penguins | Trillium Montessori – Create a hands-on learning experience for your child this winter with a great printables and penguin learning trays. This post also has a great list of penguin books!

Penguin Snack | Fantastic Fun and Learning – Every good learning unit includes a snack! This fun penguin themed snack is healthy and perfect for your preschooler. Ask them to help prepare this fun, winter treat!

Build a Penguin Wonder World | Parents by Adventure in a Box – I love this idea! Help your child make a wonderful winter world that features DIY penguins. It’s a great way to introduce new penguin terms to your child while you study all about penguins.

Penguin Trackers | National Geographic – Track your favorite penguins with this interactive app! What a great way to learn more about penguins in their natural habitat.

Use this set of amazing blog posts to create a penguin unit this winter for your kids


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