Penguin Learning Resources | Winter Season Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

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
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.
penguin online jigsaw puzzleActivity > 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.

Online fun and learning > Penguin and more penguins
This is just the right playlist of short videos for children to learn about penguins with National Geographic Kids!

Online Visit Penguins
Pre-K-5th grade

Make sure to visit Kidzone's Penguins to review and expand on additional learning activities and choose those that meet your needs.