Story Time

Winter Penguins
Submitted by: Mandy, LaPorte
Audience
• Toddler • Pre-school
Books
If You Were a Penguin by:Wendell & Florence Minor
Pictures and rhyming text present some of the many extraordinary things penguins can do.
I Like It When--- by:Mary Murphy
Simple text on colorful pages describing what the little penguin likes, finishing up with the one he loves the most!
Songs
Snowflakes Falling Down
(Sung to the tune of London Bridges Falling Down)

Little snowflakes falling down,
Falling down, falling down.
Little snowflakes falling down,
Falling to the ground.

(You can also sing this while using a Parachute. Just add cotton balls to the parachute to be your snow.)
Penguin, Penguin
(a version of Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear)

Penguin, Penguin listen close. (Wiggle ear)
Penguin, Penguin touch your toes.
(Touch toes)
Penguin, Penguin Find your lips.
(Point to lips)
Penguin, Penguin Blow a kiss.
(Blow kiss)
Penguin, Penguin Where's your nose?
(point to nose)
Penguin, Penguin Away it goes!
(Act as if you're hiding it behind your back)
Penguin, Penguin Where's your tummy?
(Rub tummy)
Penguin, Penguin Fill it with yummies!
(Tickle tummy)
Penguin, Penguin Clap, clap, clap
Penguin, Penguin Take your nap.
(Fold hands next to head)
Craft
Waddling Penguin from The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Easy Crafts by Judy Ann Sadler

You will need:
* white or light colored envelope
* cup or circle for pattern
* pencil, scissors, & glue
* Crayons or markers including a black one
* Orange construction paper or card stock

1. Trace the cup in one of the bottom corners of the envelope. Cut out the penguin.
2. Fold over the tip of the corner to make the penguin's head & beak. Color the corner for the beak & draw or add eyes.
3. Use a black crayon or marker to add the wings.
4. cut out a pair of orange feet. Bend up the end and glue the feet in place.