Penguin Learning Resources | Winter Season
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Themes Instructions

Animals
> Birds > Ocean > Polar >
Penguin > Learn about Penguins

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Alphabet > Letter P > Letter P is for Penguin

Crafts > Penguin
The crafts incorporate learning colors, numbers, shapes skills and more.

Holidays & seasons >
*Bird events > various
*June - Zoo & Aquarium Month
*Winter *Winter Holidays

Online story time
Penguin theme
 

The penguin is such a fun animal to learn about, particularly during the winter holidays or winter season.  

These online activities and resources can be incorporated to learn some basic facts about this amazing sea bird, enjoy an easy craft, and other learning activities.

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Science and Social Studies: Learning about Penguins: animal facts

Penguin at Wikipedia.org 

1. Encourage a discussion and dialogue:  Ask the children what do they know about penguins.  Proceed to discuss some basic facts for young children:
  
  * The penguin is a large water bird with webbed feet that lives in colder regions of the Southern Hemisphere (show in a map or globe).  

  * Penguins have short feathers that grow close together to keep their bodies warm, and only birds have feathers.
  
 * Penguins spend most of their lives in water.

 * They can't fly and instead of wings they have flippers that help them dive and swim fast underwater.

2.  Online jigsaw puzzle:  Penguin
Skills:  Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a fun penguin image.  The default puzzle is 6 pieces.  Click on the change cut button to change shape and number of pieces.    

3. Online Visit Kidzone.ws Penguins

Ages 4+ and fun for the entire family:
Make sure to visit Kidzone's Penguins to review and expand on additional learning activities and choose those that meet your needs. 

Children under four years of age can enjoy some additional basic facts, viewing realistic photos, coloring pages, songs, and poems.  Don't miss it!!

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