Diving Penguins

Diving Penguins craft

Crayon penguins dive into a watercolor sea. They also hop, jump, slide, and swim. Make your own fascinating scene from the Southern Hemisphere!

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    Penguins are birds. They do their flying through water, flapping their short, paddle-like flippers. These birds can swim faster than 25 mph (40 kph). By diving, penguins are able to go deeper under water than any other birds. Some go as far down as 1500 ft (450 m). Learn more about these amazing creatures that live in the Southern Hemisphere.

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    Some penguins live in quite warm waters and others live where it's cold. All hop, jump, slide, dive, and swim! Watch them at a zoo near you if you can.

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    Draw your black and white penguins with Crayola® Crayons. There are at least 17 different species, so show your favorites. Make each one in a different pose.

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    Cover your art area with newspaper. With Crayola Washable Watercolors and Watercolor Brushes, add water and ice formations like those in Antarctica. Blend and mix colors with water to create a backdrop for your penguins' aquatic antics. The crayon wax wil