Frog Craft

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This adorable frog craft is sure to be a hit with your kids! It’s so easy to make this bouncy paper frog using our free template.

If you’re looking for a fun paper craft to do with your kids this spring and summer, you don’t need to look any further.

This craft is the perfect addition to your frog, pond, or life cycle units.

Spring and summer are the best time of year to do some frog crafts. This paper frog craft is a fun project that kids will love to make.

Frog Craft

Your kids can make this as a stand-alone frog craft just because it’s cute. You can also add it to your life cycle of a frog activities.

What You’ll Need

  • cardstock
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • scissors
  • glue
  • googly eyes

What You’ll Do

First, you will need to cut out two long thick paper strips.  They must be the same size.

Apply glue on one end of both strips. Place one strip horizontally and the other one vertically. Overlap the glued areas.

Now, flip and fold over the bottom strip over the top strip.

Keep going like this until you have the length you need. You can attach more strips with the ends to make the spring longer.

When you are done, secure the ends with glue.

Watch the video for more details.

Use the PDF template to cut out the pieces for the frog. Scroll to the bottom of this post to get the template.

Glue two googly eyes on the frog. Use markers to draw the face and freckles.

Glue a green colored paper on top of the paper spring.

Now, glue the bottom feet on the bottom of the paper spring. 

Glue the forelegs on top of the paper spring.

Finish it off by glueing the frog’s head on top of the paper spring. 


Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about frogs. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

The Frog BookThe Lucky Green Frog: Picture Book For Preschoolers & Toddlers. Ideal for ages 2-6.I Don't Want to Be a Frog


The Frog Book – Long legs, sticky tongues, big round eyes, and other dazzling features—what’s not to love about frogs?

The Lucky Green Frog – A short sweet story about a little lucky frog. He likes to complain a lot, until he meets a little mouse who challenges him to not complain, find out if he can actually do it!

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.

Teaching Resources

This Frog Pond loose parts kit is perfect for pretending while reading Frog and Toad or any other froggy book! These items are perfect to add to homemade play doh or just on their own!

Learn how a tadpole turns into a frog. This felt board set shows a pictorial display of a frog’s life. With 5 stages and detailed felt pictures this set works well within a lesson on frogs, their life cycle, pond life, pond habitats or amphibians.

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