Frogs, Frogs Everywhere

Kids love frogs and this is the perfect time of the year to see frogs outside.  An entertaining story about a frog is Frog on a Log written by Kes Gray and illustrated by Jim Field.  Frog on a Log is an educational read for both pre-schoolers and kindergarteners.  The rhyming will catch your child's attention and keep him interested throughout the entire book.

Frog on a Log tells the story of a small from who stubbornly does not want to sit on a log.  Frog meets with several of his friends and learn they all have places to sit.  The story ends with a surprise for frog and place for dog to sit. 

Materials

  • Toilet Paper tube
  • Crayons/Marker (Green, Black and Red)
  • Googly Eyes (two large and two small)
  • String
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Green and Gray Construction Paper
  • Stapler
  • Small Coin/Paper Clip (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut 1/3 of the TP, leaving 2/3 of the tube to use for the frog
  2. Pinch one side of the TP together and staple with one end of string inserted before stapling (adults help needed for this step)
  3. Color the outside of the tube green
  4. Color the inside of the tube red
  5. Glue two large googly eye on the outside of the open end of the tube (over the green area)
  6. Cut four legs (free hand) and glue to the opposite side of where the eyes are glued
  7. Cut two exact bug shapes (use your imagination) from the gray construction paper. 
  8. Glue the bug shapes together with free end of the string between them
  9. Glue two small google eyes on the bug shape and draw wings on the bug 
  10. You can add weight onto the bug with a coin/paper clip to make it easier to catch the bug

Don't forget to check out Dog on a Frog? written by Kes Gray and Claire Gray

 

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