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Sensory Snow Globe Penguin Craft

Sensory Snow Globe Penguin Craft

I love doing multi-sensory projects with my kiddos. Both children especially love exploring their sense of touch. For a recent winter craft, my daughter and I made an adorable sensory snow globe penguin.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Paint the front of one paper plate with the black paint.
  2. Allow the paint to dry thoroughly.
  3. Cut a circle from a second paper plate.
  4. Pour some corn syrup, glitter, and small beads into the plastic bag.
  5. Seal the plastic bag.
  6. Tape the plastic bag around the paper plate circle.
  7. Glue the circle to the center of the black paper plate.
  8. Cut one large circle and two long ovals from the black paper.
  9. Cut one square and two feet from the orange paper.
  10. Fold the orange square in half.
  11. Glue two wiggle eyes and the folded square to the black circle to create a face.
  12. Glue the head on the top of the black paper plate.
  13. Glue the black ovals to the sides of the black paper plate.
  14. Glue the orange feet to the bottom back of the back paper plate.
  15. Tie the pink pipe cleaner into a bow.
  16. Glue the bow to the top side of the head of the penguin.
  17. Play with and display the sensory snow globe penguin craft.

Painting the Paper Plate Black Glitter, Corn Syrup, and Plastic Bag

Glitter, Corn Syrup, and Beads in Plastic Bag Taping the Glitter Bag to a Paper Plate Circle

Gluing the Glitter Bag Circle to the Black Plate Glitter Bag Glued to the Black Plate

Penguin Head, Wings, Beak, and Feet Assembling the Penguin Pieces

Finished Sensory Snow Globe Penguin Craft

For more fun penguin crafts, try my Paper Plate Penguin Craft, P Is for Penguin Handprint Craft, and Paper Tube Penguins Craft.

Image Credits

Sensory Snow Globe Penguin Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Painting the Paper Plate Black © 2015 Heather Johnson
Glitter, Corn Syrup, and Plastic Bag © 2015 Heather Johnson
Glitter, Corn Syrup, and Beads in Plastic Bag © 2015 Heather Johnson
Taping the Glitter Bag to a Paper Plate Circle © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Glitter Bag Circle to the Black Plate © 2015 Heather Johnson
Glitter Bag Glued to the Black Plate © 2015 Heather Johnson
Penguin Head, Wings, Beak, and Feet © 2015 Heather Johnson
Assembling the Penguin Pieces © 2015 Heather Johnson
Finished Sensory Snow Globe Penguin Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson

30 Comments

  1. Lola

    February 17, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    What a cute winter craft! I will have to try this one with my kids.

  2. Kristi Nelson Renner

    February 17, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    What a fun winter craft. I am going to share this with a friend that teaches preschool.

  3. Rosie

    February 17, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    aww this came out so cute! and a good craft for development!

  4. Lee Allport

    February 17, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    This is quite cute! And even I at 35 years old want to play with it. LOL

  5. Jess Benoit

    February 17, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    This snow globe penguin is so adorable! I wish my kids were young enough to make this lol

  6. DannyUK

    February 17, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    This looks like great fun. It’s also easy enough for youngsters to do as well by the looks of things.

  7. Amber Ludwig

    February 17, 2016 at 8:49 pm

    Oh my!! How cool is this guy!! My son would just be in awe of him!!

  8. Ashley

    February 17, 2016 at 9:07 pm

    What fun! Such a cute idea too.

  9. Jacqui Odell

    February 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    What a cute craft! I would love to do this with the girl I watch!

  10. Kelly

    February 17, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    These are really cute! They’d make for a great craft time for some little kids

  11. H.Evans

    February 17, 2016 at 9:40 pm

    These are really cute.I think the grandkids would love to make one.

  12. maria @ close to home

    February 17, 2016 at 9:54 pm

    That is an adorable craft. My kids made something like this for xmas.

  13. Barely Vegan

    February 17, 2016 at 11:37 pm

    Your website seriously makes me excited to have children! I want to homeschool so I will be trying a bunch of your craft projects!!

    • Heather Johnson

      February 18, 2016 at 12:33 am

      Thank you so much for the positive feedback! I love making crafts with my kids and am happy to hear someone else is excited as well.

  14. Kristen Wilson

    February 17, 2016 at 8:07 pm

    Huh… who would have thunk… that is a really cool idea… great for sensory, as you stated. Wow, nice. where were you when my kids were little (16 years ago. lol)

  15. Agnes

    February 17, 2016 at 8:11 pm

    So cool! our God daughter would be all over this

  16. Jo-Ann Brightman

    February 17, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    This looks like a lot of fun and your directions make it very clear how to complete this project.

  17. slehan

    February 17, 2016 at 10:50 pm

    Thanks for the step by step instructions.

  18. Kristen from The Road to Domes

    February 18, 2016 at 7:19 am

    That’s so cute! I love the little belly, too!

  19. Molli Vandehey

    February 18, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    this is adorable and pretty easy the way you broke it down. thank you!

  20. Hannah Malanga

    February 18, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Its so cute! Thanks for sharing this idea, its brilliant

  21. Laura

    February 18, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    How cute! I love the little bow!

  22. Jasmine watts

    February 20, 2016 at 7:52 am

    These are really cute. I will have to try this one with my sister’s kids

  23. Rosie

    February 21, 2016 at 11:52 am

    how sweet and the little bow is such a heart stealer – I must do this!!!!

  24. Ronald Gagnon

    February 25, 2016 at 7:52 am

    These are so cute and easy for youngsters to make..but they must be well supervised

  25. Amber

    February 25, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    Such a cute idea!

  26. Bogdan Sebastian

    February 28, 2016 at 2:53 pm

    intersting

  27. daniel

    February 29, 2016 at 1:04 am

    my little sister gonna love it!

  28. ElizOF

    February 29, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    That is way too cute. I can see lots of pre-K kids having a ton of fun making and playing with these. 🙂
    Eliz Frank

  29. Edna Williams

    March 7, 2016 at 3:29 am

    That is really cute! Thanks for this!

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