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Hand and Footprint Penguin

This Hand and Footprint Penguin is an easy craft for little kids to make and there is no messy paint involved These adorable penguins are also perfect for the classroom bulletin board.

Books you might want to read:
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater
Cinderella Penguin: or, The Little Glass Flipper by Janet Perlman
I Like It When . . . by Mary Murphy


Black, White and Orange Construction Paper
Wiggle Eyes


Each child should trace around a shoe on a piece of black construction paper. Cut out.

Cut an oval for the belly out of white constuction paper. Glue in place.

Fold a piece of black construction paper in half. Have the children squeeze their fingers together and trace around that hand on the folded piece black constuction paper. Cut out. You will have two hands. Position behind the penguin body for wings. Glue in place.

Glue on wiggel eyes. Cut a small triangle for a beak.

Cut out a 1" - 2" circle on a piece of orange construction paper. You can use a lid or bottle to make it easier. Cut the circle in half and glue in place for feet.

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