Frog Unit Study

Frog Unit Study

In this unit study we studied all about frogs.  We learned what an amphibian is and about toads as well.  We did this unit in five lessons.  J is in 2nd grad now so I would recommend using this unit with 1st graders to 4th graders.

Frog Unit Study

Day 1: Frog Life Cycle

Day 2: Amphibians

Day 3: Frog Anatomy

Day 4: Types of Frogs

Day 5: Frogs vs. Toads

Frog Book List

Books I Used in Lessons:

  • Frogs by Gail Gibbons
  • A Tadpole Grows Up by Pam Zollman
  • Focus on Amphibians by Stephen Savage
  • Frogs by Nic Bishop
  • What’s the Difference Between a Frog and a Toad? By Mary FirestoneFrog Study (3)

Other Age Appropriate Books:

  • Tadpole to Frog by Camilla de la Bedoyere
  • Fabulous Frogs by Linda Glaser
  • The Wide-mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner
  • Amphibians by Dee Phillips
  • A Frog Thing by Eric Drachman
  • Can you Tell a Frog from a Toad? by Buffy Silverman
  • The Frog and  Toad Treasury by Arnold Lobel
  • Frogs and Toads by Sally MorganFrog Study (2)

Grow a Frog

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