Sunday, January 31, 2016

Free Printable Math Activity: Feed the Penguin Boxes

Feed The Penguin Image

I made these cute little Feed the Penguin boxes to use in math & counting games with my boys, and thought I’d share with you, my wonderful readers.


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I was a bit indecisive so there’s both a free-standing option as well as a flatter variety that’s sized just right to fit over these Dixie 10oz Paper Bowls. You only need one sheet of paper (or cardstock), a few cuts, a little folding, and a bit of tape to make each box. My 3 year-old used his for counting, My 5 year-old addition, and my 7 year-old multiplication. We fed our penguins goldfish, of course!


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I also laminated our flatter box so that I could use a dry erase marker to write on the penguin’s chest. Here my 3yo, Jet, is getting an early lesson on addition. I had him feed the penguin the two numbers from some simple addition problems, then raise the box to count (& eat!) the total. This boys LOVES his snacks, so this was a perfect activity for him.


Want to make your own Feed the Penguin Boxes?

Click on the links below to download your free printables:



Each file contains the instructions and printables necessary to make the boxes in either color or black & white. And because Valentine’s day is approaching, I also added a heart Red heart to the penguin’s chest, so you can choose to print with or without that.

Enjoy!

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    1. Thank you! We really had fun with them.

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  2. This is really cute! I love how I can use it for all 3 of my kids. I picked you to be featured on #LaughLearnLinkup tomorrow! Congrats, Haley
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