Try adding these great activities to your preschool frogs unit this spring!

How to Introduce a Frog Theme

I like to introduce a new unit with a kid friendly book about frogs and some simple facts to set the stage. The video below about frogs and amphibians from the San Diego Zoo is a great one to watch with your preschoolers.

 

What Are Amphibians? | Just Montessori  I really like how JustMontessori introduces frogs and amphibians to her Montessori class. This post also has lots of learning activities you can add to your centers.

Learn About Amphibians | Every Star is Different has a great series of free amphibian printables you can use.

Frogs Animal Study | A Dab of Glue Will Do (affiliate).  If you’re looking for a thorough fact based resource, this Animal Study unit will be perfect for your older preschoolers and early elementary students.  It’s full of lots of facts and fun!

Inside, you will find

  • Science Lesson Plans for the week (perfect to help you get organized!)
  • Definition Posters
  • Frogs and Toads Venn Diagram Anchor Chart Pieces and Worksheet
  • Frogs and Toads PowerPoint and Posters
  • Life Cycle of a Frog
  • Freshwater or Saltwater Sort (with real animal pictures) and worksheet
  • Parts of a Frog Poster and Worksheet
  • Frog Fact Book (2 versions included)
  • Frog Research Project Craftivity

Frog Language Activities

Frogs Beginning Sounds | Preschool Activities Nook. Add these beginning sounds matching cards to your literacy centers.

Frog Hop Blending Words | Fantastic Fun and Learning  This is a really fun activity to put together for your students who are just beginning to read. Help them learn how to blend sounds in short words.

Frog Math Activities

I love the “Five Green and Speckled Frogs” song!  It’s fun any time of year and it’s a great way to practice some counting skills.

Montessori Inspired Frog Math Activities | Living Montessori Now There are lots of free printables and other frog themed math resources for you to try here!

Frog Fine Motor Activities

Floating Frogs | Pinay Homeschooler  This is a fantastic fine motor activity!  It takes a lot of coordination to balance those frogs.  And as a bonus, your preschoolers can lear about the concepts of sink and float, too!

Frog Sensory and Dramatic Play

Frogs Sensory Bin | Living Montessori Now  You have to have a water bead filled froggy sensory bin during your frog unit!  Check out these awesome resources from Living Montessori Now to create your own.

Frog Life Cycle Small World Play | Fantastic Fun and Learning This is another great idea for frog themed sensory play! I love what they used to create frog spawn… what a great idea!


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Frog Gross Motor Fun

How Far Can a Frog Jump? | The Usual Mayhem  This is a simple but fun game to enjoy outside with your little ones.
Jump Frog Jump Gross Motor Game with Printable | 3 Dinosaurs This is a fun gross motor activity to do while reading the book, Jump Frog, Jump!

A Froggy Snack!

Edible Frog Life Cycle | Teach Beside Me  Add a little froggy snack to your unit for some extra fun!  Your preschoolers will love creating and eating this edible frog life cycle!

 


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More Resources for a Preschool Frog Theme

Frog on a Lily Pad Craft | Arts and Crackers
Frog on a Log Snack | Arts and Crackers
Frog Sensory Bin | Life With Moore Babies
Frogs and Snakes Dice Game | Something 2 Offer
Frog Life Cycle Free Resources | Something 2 Offer
Jumping Frog Quiet Book | Powerful Mothering
Exploring with Frogs and Sensory Play | Powerful Mothering
Jumping Frog Origami | Red Ted Art
Frog Theme Free Emergent Reader | Wise Owl Factory
Frog Life Cycle | Pinay Homeschooler
Learning About Frogs and Turtles | School Time Snippets
Rainforest Tree Frog Math Preschool Game | The Preschool Toolbox
Frog Pond Sensory Bin | Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Children’s Books About Frogs and Toads | Every Star is Different
Princess and the Frog Printables for Storytime | Kiddy Charts
Frog Jump and Measure | Coffee Cups and Crayons
Paper Plate Frog Craft | Crystal & Co.
Free Frog Mask | Mother Natured

 

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