Today we have a great roundup of 14 Fun Penguin Crafts! Penguins have always been a favorite crafting bird in our home. Penguin crafts are often simple and easy to make using a variety of different resources. From toilet paper rolls to egg cartons and newspaper we have a penguin craft to suit everyone here. Have a look at our round-up below to find your next favorite kid’s craft project.
14 Fun Penguin Crafts
Did you know that a group of penguins in the water is called a raft but on land, they’re called a waddle? Or that Emperor penguins spend their entire lives in Antarctica however you can also find other species of penguins in other countries such as New Zealand, The Galapagos Islands and there is even a colony in South Africa! Penguins are so fascinating so it is no wonder why penguin crafts are so fun.
1. Handprint Penguin
We are loving the soft look that using felt gives to this handprint penguin craft. If you don’t have felt however cardstock would work well as an alternative. Head over to The Best Ideas For Kids to find out more about this fun handprint craft.
2. Egg Carton Penguins
Displayed on our windowsill these egg carton penguins have been a firm favorite craft of our family. They still get taken out to be played with after quite some time! They are simple to make and really are totally adorable. Follow this link to find out more.
3. Origami Penguin
This Origami Penguin is made in only 5 folds and is great for beginners! Once kids get the hang of making these origami penguins they will want to make a whole penguin family. Origami Expressions has all the details you need to make your own origami penguin.
4. Tissue Paper Penguin
Tissue paper crafts are always lots of fun! The crumpling of the tissue paper is satisfying and fantastic for developing fine motor skills. A free template is available over at Simple Everyday Mom to help you recreate this cute penguin.
5. Popsicle Stick Penguin
Perfect for the Christmas tree or to make at any stage during the year. Wrapped in string or yarn and then decorated with all sorts of craft box goodies these popsicle stick penguins are beyond adorable and are lots of fun to make. Visit Mommy Made That to find out more about these popsicle stick penguins.
6. Newspaper/ Magazine Shape Penguins
Learn about shapes with this recycled newspaper/ magazine shape penguin craft. Finally, a great way to use up some of your saved-up magazines and newspapers! Click here to find out more and to get a free shape printable template.
7. Moving Eye Penguin Craft
This is one paper plate craft that kids are really going to love. Make the penguin craft and then pull the tab to make the penguin’s eyes move! Such a fun craft by Easy Crafts For Kids.
8. Penguin Rocks
Brighten up your garden with these penguin rocks! Rock painting is always lots of fun and with this easy step-by-step tutorial by The Soccer Mom Blog, these penguins are simple to recreate.
9. Toilet Paper Roll Penguins
These adorable cardboard tube penguins are a fun craft for kids made from toilet paper rolls and construction paper. Add on some googly eyes and you have yourself this lovely penguin pair. Head over to Crafts By Amanda to find out more about this penguin duo.
10. Penguin Headband Craft
Simple Everyday Mom has a free printable so you can create your own fun penguin headband. Print out the template and then get cutting and gluing to make one of these lovely penguin headbands.
11. Cotton Wool Penguin
With four different penguin templates to choose from, your kids will love making this fun penguin craft. This penguin craft can be assembled in different ways which are explained over at Mom Brite from just printing and sticking to crafting with different papers this suits a range of different ages.
12. Penguin Finger Puppets
This felt penguin finger puppet is a great beginner sewing project or perfect to make for younger children to play with. Find out more about this fun project over at In The Playroom.
13. Penguin Bookmarks
Book lovers will adore these cute penguin bookmarks. Made using the free penguin bookmark printable available at Easy Crafts For Kids. Make it unique by designing your own penguin hat!
14. Foot Penguin Painting
This has got to be one of the most fun and simple ways to paint a penguin! The foot is traced and then painted to create this cure penguin painting. Get all of the details over at Crafts By Amanda.
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