Life Cycle of a Penguin

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Celebrate the circle of life with this fun hands-on activity. After cutting out, gluing together, and assembling this visual model, students are able to spin through and observe the life cycle of penguins.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Offer this activity as a learning center during an elementary science unit on life cycles
  • Create a laminated class copy of this resource to use both as a model for students and as an instructional tool during lessons on life cycles
  • Extend the activity by having students illustrate their own life cycle wheels for other animals
Classroom Considerations

  • Before allowing students to glue their projects together, discuss as a whole class the correct order the pictures should be arranged in

  • Seven distinct stages in the life of a penguin are clearly illustrated by this resource
  • Step-by-step instructions are provided for assembling the life cycle wheel

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