If you are on a lookout for cute moving crafts for Christmas, you have to try this adorable Rocking Penguin craft for kids. It is super-duper easy and just so cute!
And if that wasn’t enough, this Penguin paper craft rocks as if imitating cute little penguins waddling around! A great addition to your moving paper crafts, this easy penguin craft for preschoolers is a must try for classroom as well as home.
Moving Paper Penguin Craft
This Paper penguin craft is a fun way to keep children, especially high-energy toddlers and preschoolers, indoors while it is getting chilly outside. Your little ones will love making these flightless birds for easy winter crafts.
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And the best part, our rocking penguin craft for kids doesn’t not need any special supplies! Simple paper goes a long way in making this cute penguin craft for home & classroom. The only catch, it is hard to stop tapping this rocking penguin craft!
Supplies Needed For Rocking Penguin Craft for Kids
- Construction paper
- Googly eyes
How To Make Rocking Penguin for Kids
Step 1: Take black construction paper and cut out two ovals for the penguin craft. We will use one for the penguin’s black coat and the other to help the penguin rock.
Step 2: Trace the body of the penguin craft as shown on yellow craft paper and cut it out.
Step 3: Paste the body on one of the black ovals.
Step 4: Next, cut out two small black ovals for flippers, diamond for bill and two tiny ovals for feet from orange craft paper to make the body parts of paper penguin craft.
Step 5: Glue the googly eyes, bill, feet and flippers on the paper penguin craft.
Step 6: Next, cut out a small white circle for the belly of the penguin and paste it just below its bill.
Step 7: Take some cotton wool and pull it along the sides to fluff it up. Paste it on the belly of the penguin to give its belly a nice woolly feel.
Step 8: Lastly, take the other black oval and fold it into half. Glue it at the back of your cute paper penguin craft.
Place your cute penguin craft on a flat surface and give a gentle nudge to see it rock! Isn’t it easy to make this rocking penguin craft?
Kids love making such easy and fun crafts. Club it with Winter Books for Kids, penguin lesson plan or simply make it for fun! Whatever may be your motivation, we bet this penguin craft will delight your kids and get them practising their fine motor skills.
Watch Rocking Penguin Craft Video Tutorial Here
Pair this cute Rocking Penguin craft with Penguin Worksheets for kids for a complete learning experience. This set of 10 Penguin worksheets packs a variety of activities, animal report and creative writing that will help children learn and encourage them to think.
Also check out this fun Shark Craft for kids that moves and sways, just like this cute rocking penguin!