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These fun artic animal activities and ideas are fantastic for the homeschool mum or as a fun unit study for the classroom teacher. 

As an early years teacher I really enjoyed teaching the kids all about animals. children tend to love animals and there are so many fun activities you can do based on this interest. In fact teaching small unit studies and interest based topics is a great way to teach kids and help your own child to grow and develop.

Learning is so much better when it’s fun and today we have some amazing and super fun artic animal activities for the kids to enjoy.

Fun Artic Animals activities for kids to enjoy learning about the artic and polar

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What Is The Artic? 

The Artic is the northernmost region of the Earth. Centered in the North Pole, the artic has polar conditions in climate, plant and animal life. The Artic is incredibly cold and there are plenty of Artic animals that can be found in this polar region. 

What Animals Live In The Artic? 

If you want to know what animals are in the artic then here is a small list. My favourite artic animal has to be the penguin closely followed by the Polar bear. You could ask the kids which animal from the artic is their favourite and maybe create a polar animal or artic animal craft. 

  • Arctic fox.
  • Arctic hare.
  • Beluga whale.
  • Caribou.
  • Elk.
  • Lemming.
  • Polar bear.
  • Pika
  • Penguin

Artic Animal Sensory Activities

Sensory activities are a great way to get the children involved and learning all about polar animals from the artic. Here are some fantastic, fun and easy artic animal sensory activities you could introduce to the kids. Messy play and sensory activities are so much fun! 

Artic Animals Sensory Bin

Penguin Tuff Spot Play Idea

Artic Animals Ice Box Play

Polar Animal Sensory Writing Tray

Kids Sensory Play Ice World

Frozen Artic Slime

artic slime

Polar Animal Crafts 

Here are some fantastic fun and easy polar animal craft ideas. Whether you’re looking for an easy penguin craft or polar bear art projects, there are some fantastic ideas here for you to choose from. 

Polar Bear Paper Plate Craft

This super cute Polar Bear plate craft is simple, easy and fun to make with the kids. 

Penguin Decoration

Here is a super cute penguin decoration kids might love to make. 

Polar Bear Finger Print Ornament

Why not try making this super fun finger print polar bear craft idea. These would make a great decoration or Christmas gift. 

polarbear decoration

Artic Animal Party Food Ideas

Who doesn’t love donuts? This fun Polar bear donut idea is so easy to make and is sure to be a big hit. What a great idea when teaching about Artic Animals or celebrating the winter season.

polar bear donuts

Super Cute Penguin Cupcakes

If you’re looking for a great penguin cupcake recipe or artic themed treat then these penguin cupcakes are a fun idea and they use Oreo cookies. I bet you will love them. 

How to make penguin cupcakes

Artic Animals Activity Sheets

Today we have this really fun set of Artic Animals colouring and activity sheets. This is great for an Artic animals unit study or as individual activity sheets to keep the kids busy. These fun activity sheets are free to download and a fantastic resource for the home, preschool and kindergarten setting. 

Artic friends activity sheets for kids