I copied this idea from Mrs. Ramseier (amazing kindergarten teacher) that I work with. The penguins are life size, and the students think it is so cool to see if they are bigger than the Emperor Penguin. Amber
Penguin Ice Races
Whether it's chilly outside or you just want to cool off on a hot day, penguin ice activities are irresistible for kids! We love ice races for the oral sensory stimulation they provide as well as the fine motor work required. Our children just love the slip sliding penguin antics! This post contains affiliate links. Remember our spider races? They were a huge hit both in our home and on Pinterest! Now that it's winter we're using ice for our aim. We made this even more fun for the kids by…
SLIDING INTO GREAT PENGUIN WRITING
This past week as we read books about penguins. We made tree maps about the stories and enjoyed reading, listening and learning. Towards the end of the week, we began writing about penguins. This took around 3 days from the beginning to the end. Listed below are samples of our work. We made a tree map of the things penguins are, penguins have and penguins can do. The pictures are from Kids Soup. Here is the penguin writing paper I created. Get it here. Samples of my students' writing Penguin…
Cute Penguin Craft
Many of you live where you never get snow days, especially for 1-2 inches of snow. :-) Let me cheer you up with some cute penguin activities.
Penguin Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten
What wears a tuxedo, waddles like a duck but can “fly” through water, and is the star of movies? A penguin, of course! Our book of the month is Tacky the Penguin.
How Arctic Animals Stay Warm
This simple kitchen science experiment teaches kids in a fun, hands-on way how arctic animals stay warm in some of the most brutal weather conditions on earth. This STEM activity works well in a lesson about winter, the arctic, animal adaptations, and many other subjects.
How to Make Snow Dough
Snow dough is a fun sensory material to add to small world play and also makes a great play material all on its own. This playdough recipe is perfect for ‘snowy’ play due to its bright white color and somewhat crumbly texture. Follow our Winter Crafts and Learning for Kids Pinterest board! I’m excited …
NASA LIMA: Faces of Antarctica - Faces of Antarctica
The mission of the NASA LIMA Faces of Antarctica Website is to familiarize the public with Antarctica, its vast ice sheet, and why what happens there matters to us all.
Polar Discovery :: Comparing the Poles :: Introduction
This section of Polar Discovery discusses how the Arctic and Antarctic differ in many ways. The Arctic is a vast ice covered ocean surrounded by land. In contrast, the Antarctic is a landmass surrounded by ocean.
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Penguin Science Experiment
The perfect penguin science experiment! These science projects are perfect for engaging kids and keeping them interested. #penguins #science #preschool
Slippery Penguins on Ice Experiment - The Moments at Home
Explore how slippery ice penguins use their tummy to travels from one place to another with this ice experiment. Texture, resistance, and unit study...