Literature: "Mr. Popper's Penguins" by Richard and Florence Atwater
These sites have suggested activities, lesson plans, and discussion questions for the book “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.” The theme includes sites about penguins, quizzes, coloring pages, and a webcam. Includes links to eThemes resources on penguins and Antarctica.
Book Reviews by Kids for Kids
Read reviews and view drawing provided by school children.
Mr. Popper's Penguins WebQuest
This webquest links to online games and quizzes. NOTE: The website leads to websites with ads and an online store.
Discussion Guide for Mr. Popper's Penguins
This page has several ideas for a lesson. Kids will discuss a level of technology in 1938, and recall what they know about penguins. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Money Management Lesson
This lesson uses the book to teach children financial responsibility and credit management. It is designed to last for two days and includes five activities. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Mr. Popper's Penguins Vocabulary
Try these online flash cards to build a vocabulary. Select the View Card List link to preview the cards and click on the Study to match the flashcards online. NOTE: The site includes ads.
edHelper: Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater
This page has a set of links to worksheets with in-class activities, book review forms, games, and quizzes for third-fifth graders. NOTE: The web site is available by subscription only.
Splash Zone: Penguin Cam
Watch penguins in real time in the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Scholastic News: A Penguin Grows Up
Learn five stages of a penguin's growing up journey from an egg to an adult bird.
Enchanted Learning: Penguins
This page has information for children about penguins, print outs, labeling sheets, and quizzes. NOTE: The site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Penguins
Learn all about the lives of penguins including their habitats, their adaptation to the environment, and their amazing ability to swim. See a live view of penguins from a Webcam and watch videos of penguins swimming and walking. These sites are filled with factual information, photos, and suggested classroom activities.
eThemes Resource: Antarctica
In this eThemes Resource, learn about life in Antarctica including the climate, explorers, animals, geographic features, and current scientific expeditions. Take a virtual tour of this cold continent and view 360-degree images.
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