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Crafts for Kids—Puffin Project


Written May 18, 2020

Puffn template

The puffin—or lundi in Icelandic—is often called the "clown of the sea" thanks to its brightly colored beak. Puffins lay their eggs in burrows that they dig into the ground. A puffin couple only lays one egg each year.

You can learn about Icelandic children helping baby puffins—"pufflings"—find their way to the sea on Heimaey Island with Bruce McMillan’s book "Night of the Pufflings." 

This eight-minute family-friendly video from 2018 also tells the story of "Puffling Patrol":

You can decorate your own puffin quartet in this fun coloring project! Print out the blank template, or draw your own 4 puffin outlines, then color them in with all kinds of different colors.