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Celebrate National Penguin Awareness Day With Your Kid

By Melissa Summers

January 20th is National Penguin Awareness Day, a day when you should be come more familiar with the penguins in your life. No, really Penguin Awareness Day is a day to celebrate the penguin. Here are five ways you can celebrate penguins and their waddling cuteness with your little penguin fan.
National Penguin Awareness Day
Go here and watch this video with your kid. You may want to watch this one too, but maybe save it until the kids aren’t around, though my kid laughed.
National Penguin Awareness Day
Read books about penguins with your kids.  *Mr Popper’s Penguins is  favorite penguin book around our house.

National Penguin Awareness Day
Eat like a penguin, or just eat a penguin. If your kids will eat sushi or seafood, have it for dinner that night. If not, just eat a penguin. Like these cream cheese penguins.

Dress up like a penguin. Check out these adorable penguin pajamas. Your kid could be a penguin every day of the week, well, except laundry day. Short of designated pajamas, try dressing in black and white.

Add to the realism by waddling at least some of the day. Or, you know, maybe let your kid do the waddling for both of you.

Published January 17, 2008. Last updated August 28, 2018.
Melissa Summers
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Melissa Summers

Melissa Summers was a regular contributor writing Melissa’s Buzz Off.

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Melissa Summers was a regular contributor writing Melissa’s Buzz Off.

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