Penguins & Igloo
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Penguins & Igloo

Age Range: 9-12
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint - Pool Blue
  • Craft Smart® Paint Brush
  • Aleene's "Tacky" Glue®
  • STYROFOAM™ Sheet
  • DecoArt® Snow Tex
  • DecoArt® Diamond Dust
  • Craft Smart™ Clay
  • Oven (for adult use only)

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Cognitive

Project Instructions

  1. Using plastic knife, carve out dome shape from ball using the photo as your guide. This creates the igloo shape.
  2. Using plastic knife, cut small pieces of foam 1 inch x ½ inch (blocks). Cut approximately 12.
  3. Glue blocks to front opening of igloo to create dome look. Use photo as your guide.
  4. Cut base from Styrofoam®, approximately 6x7 inches.  Glue igloo to base.
  5. Paint inside opening with blue paint, let dry.
  6. Cover entire surface and igloo with Snow Tex, while wet sprinkle with diamond dust.
  7. Follow directions on clay and sculpt your penquins, they are about 1 inch tall. ADULT: Bake according to package directions. Place in igloo.


If the Snow Tex get a little dry, just add few drops of water and stir thoroughly.