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33 Adorable Penguin Crafts for preschoolers to make

These adorable Penguin Crafts for kids are great for creating this winter. Choose from construction paper crafts, simple paper plates, or even more challenging projects like crochet patterns. There is a project that is perfect for your child. Make them in your classroom, at a winter party, or at home with your family.

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Penguin Crafts

These easy penguin crafts are so much fun for kids to create! There are projects for various skill levels, from toddlers to tweens. But mostly preschoolers.

These crafts use a lot of classic craft supplies, like construction paper, toilet paper rolls, and paper plates. So they are easy to create with groups.

These winter-themed craftivities complement preschool themes in December and January.

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When to create this fun penguin art

These are great crafts to create all year long. Here are some fun ways to use these simple projects.

  • Create them for a winter lesson plan.
  • Make them as holiday gifts for loved ones.
  • Decorate your classroom during the winter season.
  • Make them with a penguin theme lesson plan
  • Use them to help you read penguin books
  • Attach a string and hang them as a Christmas ornament
  • Create them on Penguin Awareness Day (January 20th)

Our Favorite Craft Supplies

You can’t make a cute penguin craft without the right supplies.

These craft supplies are perfect for crafting with young kids. While not each of them is used in the crafts below, they are all staples in our craft bin. If you don’t have any on hand, that might be ok. Take a look at the craft first to see whether or not you need them.

  • Construction Paper – One of our favorite craft supplies.
  • Cardboard – Perfect for using up all those boxes you get in the mail!
  • Craft Sticks or popsicle sticks – A classic staple, use them in your craft or to mix paint.
  • Kid-Friendly paint – Kids love to get messy! Check out our favorite tips for painting with young children.
  • Googly Eyes – You can literally add them to any project and it instantly becomes cuter.
  • Tissue Paper – We always have this on hand. Buy it new or use or save it from birthday parties and holidays.
  • Toilet Paper/Paper Towel Rolls – A great way to recycle your paper tubes is to use them in crafts!
  • Paper Plates – Grab this party supply to create fun crafts.
  • Contact Paper – We use this a lot to create suncatcher crafts
  • Pipe Cleaners – Their bendy and hold their shape, which makes for some fun creating!
  • Coffee Filters – This inexpensive item is fun to create with.
  • Pom Poms – Fluffy and always fun.
  • Egg Cartons – Recycle these into fantastic crafts!
  • Puffy Paint – Makes great snow!!
  • Paper Bags – Using this recycled supply is a fun way to make puppets.

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Penguin arts and crafts

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