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Are you taller than a penguin?

Are you taller than a penguin?

I drew a life sized penguin on a large piece of easel paper and hung it up in the classroom. I based its hieght on the Adelie penguin which is about 28 inches tall.  The children took turns standing next to the penguin to see if they are taller than it. It turns out that everyone in our class is taller than an Adelie penguin! Pin It

Penguin Prints

Penguin Prints

The children in our class are very interested in polar animals, particularly penguins. We made our own penguins today by dipping potatoes in black paint and pressing them onto white paper. Before beginning this activity, I cut a potato in half lengthwise and cut some circles out of construction paper to use for the penguin’s belly.  After making the potato print with the potato, the children added the construction paper bellies.  They used orange paint to make fingerprint feet and…

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