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Can I get a “ribbit ribbit”? Make this super cute Hop-Along-Frog craft. Did you know that there are over 5,000 species of frogs in the world? Watch and discover them here on Kanopy. Where can ‘Croaky’ the frog be? Find out here on Tumblebooks. Learn all about frogs’ habitats here on Novelist. What do they eat? Where do they sleep? Check out Creative Bug for more craft ideas.

Materials

  • Pencil/marker

  • Scissors

  • Pair of Googly eyes

  • Dark green/light green/ brown construction paper

  • Glue Stick

  • Frog/Lily pad template (bottom of page)

Frog template:

The frog can be printed on a half sheet, and the lily pad needs to be printed on a full sheet of paper.

Directions

Step 1: Print and cut out the frog and lily pad template.

Step 2: Trace the frog onto the light green construction paper and lily pad on the dark green construction paper. Cut them out.

Step 3: Using your scrap paper leftovers, take the brown and dark green construction paper and cut it into a single long strip (length of the paper). Glue the ends like so. Overlap and fold until you create a zig-zag.

Step 4: Glue on the googly eyes. Using scrap leftover paper, cut circles out in random sizes. Glue them to the back of the frog.

Step 5: Flip the frog over and glue down the zigzag we made earlier.Using your marker, draw a few lines on the lily pad. Glue down the frog to the front center of the lily pad.

Step 6: Push down the frog and let go! Watch your frog spring into action!