Kindergarten Penguins

Kindergarten artists are finishing up some cute little penguins this week.  We’ve been learning about texture, so we created a background by rubbing texture plates with white crayons, then painted over the texture rubbing with blue watercolor to really make the texture pop.

During our next class, I read Florence Minor’s “If You Were A Penguin” .

If  You Were A Penquin

We figured out how to cut an oval from a 9×12 piece of construction paper (cut the corners off!) and learned how to fold an orange square in half to make a beak and to cut feet.  The eyes – so easy – round stickers with a hole punched in the center.  We finished up with details in oil pastel.  Cute!

Penguin Penguin

Penguin Penguin

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