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Silly Shaped Penguins

Studying Shapes With Penguins!

Silly Shaped Penguins These shapely penguins make an easy center that’s a fun way to review shapes. My inspiration for the shoe-shaped penguin came from Merryn’s Crafty-crafted sight. Her son painted his foot and made this adorable penguin. Click on the link to check out her other cute ideas and see Ethan doing this project. I felt that tracing a student’s foot with their shoe on, was an easier-no mess project to take on with a bunch of little kids, and still makes a nice keepsake. Have your…

Kids Polar Bear Arctic Craft #polarbears #kidscraft #arcticanimals

Easy Polar Bear Arctic Craft Paper Plate Perfect For Preschoolers

This easy arctic paper plate Polar Bear Craft for kids is the perfect craft for winter. Making it perfect for arctic polar bear units.

polar bear facts activity for kids free printable

Free Polar Bear Paw Writing Prompt: Polar Bear Facts

Crazy for First Grade: Word Work Stations

Word Work Stations

I believe in doing anything and everything to encourage and inspire my students to fall deeply in love with words! Each day we explore phonics, our spelling words {these follow a specific spelling pattern}, and sight words during word work time. This fall I finally updated and spiced up our word work activities by creating one of my favorite new word work resources. It's made changing out stations EASY...like print and go easy...and my students can't wait to work with them! Of course, we…

Build a Polar Bear Den January Winter STEM Activity + Digital Distance Learning

Includes TpT Digital Activities Version for Google Classroom Distance Learning.Build a Polar Bear Den with this Winter STEM Challenge!Students love completing this winter activity! Students need to build a den for a polar bear mom and her cubs using only the materials provided. This is a great engag...

For our polar bear covers!!!”.  Penguins, snowmen, polar bears.  You could do a load of other animals if you have different coloured paper to shred.

Crafting Winter Animals that "Shred" | Make and Takes

This craft will keep your kids entertained when it’s too cold to play outside. Make some hot cocoa and spend the afternoon crafting with recycled shredded paper. I recently wrote a post for Momformation all about a Snowman that “shreds” and I thought it might be fun extend the paper shredding to create a couple … Continued

Preschool Crafts for Kids*: Penguin Valentine Heart Preschool Craft

Penguin Valentine Heart Preschool Craft

Here's an adorable little penguin preschool craft for Valentine's Day. Use various hearts and glue together to make this cute winter an...

Mrs. Wills Kindergarten: Arctic Animals poem

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New Year Kindergarten Resources with the writing station, poetry, and sentence writing.

Use found natural items as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough. ~ Danya Banya

Nature's Stampers: Impressions in play dough – Danya Banya

Use found natural items as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough. ~ Danya Banya

polar bear hand puppet printable FREE and polar bear poem (good for jump rope or other actions)

Polar Bears!

Our first theme of this wonderfully snowy year is The Arctic. Our first animal that we're learning about is Polar Bears! Book Time! I first read the book "Snow Bear's Surprise" by Piers Harper. The kids really loved this one as it is a soft-to-touch book. All the animals feel fuzzy and at the end the northern lights are glittery! Snow Bear wants to surprise his Mum by decorating their cave so all his arctic friends help him to find ways to make it look just right! Next I read "The Three Snow…

Cool Cute Cubs - Amazing Animal Babies: Polar Bear Cubs - Earth Unplugged - BBC

Cool Cute Cubs! | Amazing Animal Babies: Polar Bears | Earth Unplugged

At birth, polar bear cubs weigh just one kilogram. Learning from their caring mothers, these vulnerable infants will one day be three metres tall, weigh one ...

Polar Bear Plate Craft from Lakeshore Learning: A great introduction to arctic animals—and an adorable project that kids will love to display!

Tacky the Penguin poster for character traits

Tacky the Penguin! - Susan Jones

We dove into character traits this week and what better guy to do that with than Tacky?!?! My kids love this odd little penguin! After reading the book, I recorded what my little ones had to say: Then we used Lindsey (The Teacher Wife)‘s character page from her Reading Comprehension Pack. I have both her […]