This activity is designed to give children practice following directions and they end up
with a neat art project once they are finished.
Each child needs:
One sheet on regular black construction paper-bodyHave the children round the corners
One 6x11 piece of black-wings ave the children round the corners and cut in half length wise
One 7x7 piece of black-head Have the children round the corners
One 8x11 piece of white-stomach ave the children round the corners
One 5x4 piece of orange-feet Have the children cut diagonally across the rectangle
One 2 ½ x2 ½ piece of orange-beak
Have the children round the corners and cut in half…throw away one half
Two 1 ¾ x 1 ¼ piece of white –eyes Have the children round the edges
Two 1 ¼ x1 ¼ piece of blue-eyes Have the children round the corners
Assemble as shown in the photo. You can give the children the option of using scraps to make a bow tie. These would look cute as a bulletin board. You could put the saying
March of the Penguins or use it as a manners activity and say We wait quietly in line.
"Welcome to our Rookery" would also be a cute bulletin board saying.