Halfway through the week and we are most definitely filling up on our penguin knowledge. With 4 videos under our belt about 3 of the people Mr. Popper named his new baby penguins after!
Christopher Columbus, the namesake of the penguin Columbus.
Ferdinand Magellan, the namesake of Ferdinand
And TWO on Robert Falcon Scott, the namesake of Scott.
So at home and in the learning mode… there is a bit to share… THREE extra books! First off Face to Face With Penguins by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott.
Then If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor. So much cuteness… I had the kids each draw what they would do if they were a penguin. Trinity’s was more impressionist… with the water and the fish indicating that is where she would BE if she was one, swimming in the ocean.
And Life Cycle of a Penguin by Lisa Trumbauer.
The boys illustrated their special pets from chapter 2, this time how it would look if they took them for walks!
Emanuel made his own how to with drawing a dinosaur.
Art for Kids just keeps inspiring us, Emanuel was inspired by Gavin’s instructions to make a special robot crab.
I was impressed by the Lego penguins!
We worked on colour combinations and groups these past 3 days as well. I love that Zander’s is of a dragon from the app Dragonvale that he picked out due to the (to him now) obvious use of the warm colours.
We also discussed how snowflakes come about and made our own special snowflake page.
Gavin has taken a real liking to pastels. He has been working on his shading and usage with the help of Art For Kids!
Of course, some of the family just wanted NAPS!
And then some more creativity.
With alphabetizing to do…
I think we have done rather well for 3 days at home!!! I am really looking forward to sharing everything we have found link wise, on penguins! It is a substantial amount!!