Penguin Preschool Activities
Penguins are one of our favorite flightless birds! This 62-pg. Penguin activity pack includes 18 activities, that focus in improving preschool skills such as: Colors, Shapes, Counting, Ordering numbers 1-10, visual discrimination, Literacy and more. These activities can be used to create tot trays, morning table time work, or can be turned into file folder games.
Positional Phrases Penguin with Igloo
Use these cubes to practice positional phrases with preschoolers. Learning positional phrases is a great base skill to help children understand following directions.
Where I Live vs. the South Pole Venn Diagram
Preschoolers are learning about the world around them. One great way to do this is with a venn diagram. Invite preschoolers to make comparisons about where they live and the South Pole
Penguin Color Matching Mats
Practice color recognition and sorting with these cute little colorful penguins.
Shape Clip Cards
Identify the shape of each penguin and clip the matching shape at the bottom of the card. Try this sample activity for free!
Penguin Life Cycle
Learn about the life cycle of a Penguin!
This activity includes two versions of the life cycle mat; one with the life cycle printed on the mat for kids to match-up and the other blank for kids to match-up from memory.
Where do penguins live?
Explore penguin habitats with two habitat scene mats, match-up the penguins that live in each kind of habitat.
Penguin Count and Clip Cards
Practice counting and number recognition while working on finger strength, dexterity, and hand-eye coordination with these fun count and clip cards.
Feed the Penguin Counting Game
Roll and count games are a fun way to encourage children to work on their counting skills. Roll the playing cube (or cut into cards), identify the number, then feed the penguin the number of fish rolled.
Feed the Penguin Counting Mats 1-10
identify the number above each penguin, then add the same number of counters to the mat to practice counting skills and number recognition.
1-10 Penguin Puzzle
What better way to practice number recognition and ordering than with a fun penguin puzzle?
Put the pieces in order to reveal the penguin image.
Penguin Letter Flip
Time to practice matching uppercase to lowercase letters!
Preschoolers love to pair up parent animals to their young.
Flip a parent penguin, identify the letter, then find the baby penguin with the matching lowercase letter.
Build a Penguin Rolling Game
This game is sure to be played over and over again. Play independently or with a partner. Roll the playing cube, identify the part rolled (use the Parts of a Penguin poster for reference), and add it to the build a penguin mat.
Which Penguin is Different?
Support preschoolers working on visual discrimination skills with this activity. Study the row of penguins then circle or mark the one different from the rest! This is a great activity for preschoolers learning to identify letters, numbers, and learning to read.
Penguin Gross Motor Activity
Gross motor cards are a fantastic way to get little ones moving.
Try printing at half size (see Print Multiple Pages Per Sheet Tutorial), laminate (or print on card stock) hole punch, and attach to a binder ring. Then you can carry this set with you to keep kids busy anytime.
Penguin Number Sorting Cards
Learning that numbers can be represented in many ways is an important concept for young children. In this activity numbers are represented in 4 ways: number word, dots, tallies, and numeral.
Parts of a Penguin
Learn and label the parts of a penguin. After labeling this penguin hang the poster in your learning space or keep it handy for reference during activities and when exploring books.
Penguin 3 Part Cards
There are all kinds of different penguins in the world! Learn the names of different penguins with these 3-part cards.
Find new ways to use 3-part cards on my blog.
Penguin Counting Mats with Frames
10-Frame cards are a great way to practice counting skills and pave the way for children to learn all about decomposing numbers when learning to add and subtract later on.
**For some extra fun try combining with goldfish crackers or printing on velum and using at the light table.
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