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Penguin Craft for Preschool

Fun mosaic penguin craft for preschool and older kids to pass some of those chilly winter days! Simply rip up some paper and re-create these cute black and white critters! 

penguin craft for preschool


This craft is a starter idea, after you make your penguin, you can recreate so much more. 

Polar bears, Eskimos, Snowflakes, Snowmen, and so much more! Previously I have made an tissue paper snowman and a fuzzy paper roll polar bear

No scissors necessary, which means it is very safe for the younger children. This winter craft is great for toddlers or kindergarden children too!  

Why not do this to celebrate World Penguin Day on April 25th! You can make it alongside my Paper Plate Penguin with moving eyes!

If you get really good at this penguin craft you can make a whole scenery on a large piece of bristol board.

Have an Eskimo with their igloo, a penguin and polar bear as pets! This is a great way to educate young children about different habitats. 

Why not encourage kids to do this penguin drawing easy after they have made the paper craft. 

Mosaic Penguin Crafts for Preschool Kids

Let’s start tearing up some paper and create our masterpiece! Even toddlers will enjoy this torn paper penguin craft!

Craft Supplies:

  • Construction paper (black, white, orange)
  • Blue piece of paper, or cardstock (for added sturdiness)
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue
  • Pencil

Step #1:

Use your pencil and draw an outline of your penguin on the blue paper. It does not have to be exact or detailed, it is just a guideline.

Step #2:

Tear up a pile of each color of construction paper – black, orange and white. These can be square or round pieces, your choice.

Step #3:

Glue the black torn pieces all over the area that will be the body of your penguin.

You can leave spaces or overlap, again your choice on how you want it to look.

Leave a space between the wings and body though, so we can tell he has wings.

Step #4:

Repeat the same process, but this time with the white paper. Fill his belly area with the white.

Step #5:

Again, repeate the same process, but this time with the orange. This will be for his beak and feet.

If you need pieces to fit between the toes, you can easily tear as needed.

Step #6

Glue your googly eyes above the beak.

All that paper tearing was tiring, but now look at our masterpiece!

If you want a girl penguin simply tear up some pink paper and put a bow on her head! In fact why not make a pair, Mummy and Daddy. You can even make a baby penguin too. I love my animal family crafts like my pig and piglet craft

If you want a penguin themed craft for older kids, why not try my Winter Penguin Bookmark craft

Keep kids busy with some of my cute penguin coloring pages

More Easy Winter Crafts Like This One:

Give your penguin some friends with these other Arctic, winter crafts!

 Continue the Arctic scenery with a cotton ball igloo. Learn how with these easy winter crafts!  Of course, the Arctic also has many polar bears. Make this one with our easy winter crafts for kids instructions.

Winter is the perfect time for crafting. Many days are just too cold to be outside. Using these penguin preschool craft for preschool kids you will be sure to pass the cold days with bundles of fun.

Happy Crafting!

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