Easy Penguin Crafts for Kids


We shared a fabulous set of Penguin Ornaments before, but not Easy Penguin CRAFTS for Kids… and I realised that I have a fair number to share with you.

So although we love ALL Winter Crafts for Kids, this post is dedicated to those loveable Penguin DIYs!!!

Easy Penguin Crafts for Kids - Collage of Activities

Paper Penguin Card Crafts

Let’s kick things off with some adorable Card Making Ideas for Kids. Penguins are a perfect design for Simple Thank You Cards in the post Christmas period – they are still seasonal, of course are super cute and often very easy to make! Especially, if the kids have a LOT of thank you cards to make, write and send!

Super Simple Penguin Card Design as part of the Quick Christmas Card Series

Our super Simple Penguin Cards can be made in MINUTES anda re so cute. Perfect as Thank You Cards after Christmas too!

Easy Penguin cards to make with preschoolers

More Penguin Card Making fun, with these simple Potato Print Penguin Cards. Use cookie cutters to add extra cute shaoes to your penguin and send these as Thank You Cards in the new year!

Or how about these super duper cute Valentine’s Penguin Craft?! Aren’t they adorable?

We loe this simple Origami Penguin! Even better, you can use it as a Birthday or Gift Card – and it stands up to be displayed. TOO CUTE!

Adorable and Easy Penguin Crafts for Kids on RedTedArt - from Penguin Handprint crafts to Penguin bookmarks, pom poms, to sewing and card making

Again a super quick and easy craft to make with kids – Easy Fingerprint Penguin Cards… another of our set of easy Thank You cards to make and send after Christmas.

Learn how to make these easy origami envelopes and then decorate them as winter animals, such as our Penguin Envelope. They make great Thank You Letters for the new year too!

More Paper Penguin Crafts

We adore how verstaile Paper Crafts are. And though of course you can make a lot of Paper Penguin Cards as shared above, there is more to paper crafting than just cards!!

Easy Paper Penguin Puppet - STEAM fun for Winter

Easy to assemble Penguin Paper Puppet – a free STEAM Printable for Winter playtime fun!

Penguin corner bookmark

No crafty collection would be complete with out a Corner Bookmark Design. And I hope I don’t disappoint with this super easy Penguin Corner Bookmark design. Now available with printable worksheets too!

Convert a tin can into the cutest Penguin Tin Can Pen Pots! Oh the fun oyu can have with paper!

handprint alphabet

P is for Penguin! We went through the whole ANIMAL Alphabet to create a fun set of Handprint ABCs to explore with kids.

Have a go at our Printable Thaumatropes! How cute are these?!

Makes and Takes shows us how to upcycle our shredded paper and turn it into super fun (and sensory) art projects for Winter! Aren’t these Shredded Paper Penguins and Polar Bear simply fabulous?

Easy origami penguin

Artsy Crafty Mom shares another easy Origami Penguin, perfect for beginners! This one looks lovely as part of a Winter Art Project for kids!

You can see 5 of our favourite Paper Penguin Crafts in this Video Overview here:

Other Penguin Crafts & DIYs

We do love a good book and craft session. Make this adorable Upcycled Penguin Craft for little ones to go with the childhood classic “Lost & Found”! Then make a TP Roll “Boy” and recycled umbrella too! Adorable.

Penguin Pom Pom Wreath made with Paper Plates

We love “recycling” crafts.. and this Yarn Wrapped Wreath goes so well with our Pom Pom Penguins (shared below). The kids will adore making this!

How cute are these Recycled Egg Carton Penguins? So easy to make! More info via Fun Crafts Kids!

Another clear and easy craft are these Paper Plate Penguins from One Putluck Family. Hop over now to see how easy they are made!

DIY Penguin Ornaments

As mentioned we have LOTS of Penguin Ornaments Ideas for you to have a go at! But here we have our very own recycled Cork Penguin Ornaments. SO cute and easy to make!

pom pom penguin how to guide

Needless to say you can make this Pom Pom Penguin whenever you want! But they do look particularly cute as Pom Pom Ornaments for the Christmas Tree!

Felt Penguin Keychains or ornaments

A simple Felt Penguin Ornament or Keychain. This is a great beginner’s sewing project – introducing running stitches. So fun and easy and would make a lovely keychain or backpack charm!

And our love for Penguin Ornaments continues, with these light up Penguin Tea Light Ornaments. Aren’t they adorable?

Now you have had fun making all your penguin crafts.. how about exploring some great Penguin Facts with the kids?!

Check out the rest of our Winter Crafts for Kids Collection:

A collection of Winter Crafts for Kids
Easy Penguin Crafts for Kids - Collage of Activities