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Choose one or more of these frog crafts to add to your frog, pond life, or animal themed preschool lesson plans! They’re great for spring and summer fun!
Springtime means new life. Flowers are blooming, and baby animals are being born. One of my favorite springtime activities is studying frogs.
Preschoolers are fascinated by the life cycle of a frog as they grow from tadpoles to froglets to full grown frogs.
There are so many fun activities you can do to teach preschoolers about frogs. Most of the activities featured here can be made with supplies you likely have in your craft craft closet already. You’ll find simple construction paper crafts, crafts made from recycled household items, fine motor fun, and more.
Frog Craft Ideas
Your preschoolers can help you make Five Little Freckled Frogs and then use them to recite the chant over and over again. Rainy Day Mum
Here’s a simple “F is for Frog” craft your preschoolers will enjoy. Crystal and Co.
I love when I can recycle a household item into a fun craft for kids. See how your preschoolers can make a recycled K-cup frog craft, and then practice skip counting. Artsy Momma
Here’s another fun recycling art project. Learn how your kids can turn a recycled egg carton into a frog prince they can use for storytelling and pretend play. Crafty Morning
If you use quiet books with your tots and preschoolers, you’ll love this no-sew jumping frog pond quiet book page. Powerful Mothering
Handprint crafts make great keepsakes. This handprint frog will look so cute hanging on your refrigerator! Crystal and Co.
Bring your frog science lessons to life with a fine-motor frog life cycle project. Life Over C’s
Your slime-loving preschoolers will love making frog lily pad slime to play with during your preschool frog lessons. The Kindergarten Connection
Teach little ones the concept of distance with a frog jumping contest using origami frogs that jump. Itsy Bitsy Fun
Gather some green pom poms, chenille stems, and googly eyes, and let your preschoolers make a frog life cycle pom pom craft. Adventure in a BoxScience is more fun when you can taste it! This edible frog life cycle snack is the perfect activity for young scientists. Teach Beside Me
Kids can mark their spots in the books they’re reading with these frog corner bookmarks they can make themselves. Easy Peasy and Fun
This simple cupcake liner frog craft can be made with just four liners and some googly eyes. Easy peasy and fun! Easy Peasy and Fun
With colored paper and circle stickers, you and your preschoolers can make a whole collection of frogs on lily pads. The Craft Train
Toilet paper crafts tend to be favorites with preschoolers. They’re cheap and easy to make. They’ll love making these funny toilet paper roll frogs. Red Ted Art
Pom poms, paper plates, and pipe cleaners come together to make a paper plate pond with a fuzzy frog that your preschoolers are sure to get a kick out of. Arts Crackers
Here’s another fun frog life cycle your kids can make from recycled materials. Still Playing School
MUST HAVE RESOURCES:
When completing these preschool frog crafts at home, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.
BOOKS ABOUT Frogs
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool frog books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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The Wide Mouthed Frog – From the Okefenokee Swamp comes a frog with a wide mouth that he just loves to use. He’s particularly interested in the eating habits of other creatures found in the great outdoors–that is, of course, until he comes upon a big green one with lots of teeth who finds wide-mouthed frogs simply delicious.
I Don’t Want to Be a Frog – Frog wants to be anything but a slimy, wet frog. A cat, perhaps. Or a rabbit. An owl? But when a hungry wolf arrives—a wolf who HATES eating frogs—our hero decides that being himself isn’t so bad after all.
Frog on a Log?– A read-aloud story that will have kids rhyming around the house!
Which one of these fabulous frog crafts will your preschoolers make first?