Learning about the life cycle of a frog is pretty fascinating. In this post, you will see how this little frog goes from being an egg to a tadpole; then eventually finds itself hopping around like the frog that most of us know it is. Whether your kids live in an area that allows them to experience the frog life cycle hands-on or not, this printable will help guide you forward in educating your child on the process of how a frog comes to be.
The Stages of the Frog Life Cycle
As a means to inspire you to move forward with teaching your kids about the life cycle of a frog, I’ve created a short synopsis to go along with the life cycle of a frog printable worksheet.
That little frog starts its life off as a fertilized egg. A female frog lays a cluster of eggs in a pond, they float there looking like a pile of jelly until it’s time to hatch.
The next step for the life cycle of a frog is to turn into a tadpole. The eggs hatch and out comes teeny little tadpole.
The next stage in the cycle is the young frog. This is where the tadpole starts to grow front legs and looks like a fish combined with a frog.
The last stage in the life cycle of a frog is to become an adult frog. The young frog will shed its tail and anything else that makes it look like a tadpole and become a full-grown adult frog.
Now that you know the basics of the life cycle of the frog, we want to share a worksheet that will guide you forward on your mission to educate your kids. This worksheet is a free printable and you can click below to download it.
Print this life cycle of a frog printable in color and have fun creating your own presentation with your kids to learn more about frogs.
Here are some activities included in the ebook:
- Montessori 3-part classified cards
- Labeling the Frog life cycle diagram
- Putting the frog life cycle stages into the right sequence.
- Labeling the frog life stages
- A set of frog metamorphosis notebook
- Frog cutting practice
- Frog number sequence puzzle 1-10
- Letter F (for frog) tracing
- Frog story writing in both basic and primer lined sheets
- Colouring frogs based on the sizes
- Frog missing number
- Frog additions
- Frog subtractions
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After doing some activities with the frog theme, why don’t you check out some animal activity ideas in our site:
- Animal habitats sorting game for kids: Free printable is a fun way to help kids learning about the animal habitats,
- Turtle coloring pages for kids and adults too is a wonderful printable for you to do colouring activity with children, and
- Animal Tracks: How to get your kids to recognise them with the RSPB will help kids to have some fun with the animal footprint scavengers.
If you still want to continue your frog theme, you can visit these links to get more activity ideas related to frogs:
- Easy Peasy and Fun has an origami frog tutorial that makes kids more excited about the topic. After they finish with the tutorial, they can have origami frog jumping race,
- Kids around the world will love play dough and The Kindergarten Connection has great resources for frog play dough kit, and
- Paper plate crafts will never die. No Time for Flashcards has easy paper plate tree frogs
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