Frogs Day 3: Frog Anatomy

Frog Anatomy

Today we learned the anatomy of a frog… J wanted to dissect one today, but that didn’t sound like something I would enjoy much!  He is such a science boy!

Read:

Discuss: Frog eye-sight organ of the frog. Frog ears- hearing organ of the frog. Frog legs-helps the frog jumping. Frog nostril- entrance to the respiratory system of the frog. Webbed feet- one of a set of jointed appendages that are connected by fine skin.

Comprehension Questions:

  1. What helps the frog swim? Webbed feet
  2. What helps the frog jump? Legs

Leap Frog

Materials:

  • Green paper
  • Scissors
  • White Paper
  • Plastic Jumping Frogs

Directions:

  1. Cut out a small lily pad from the green paper.
  2. Make a number line with long strips of the white paper.
  3. Place the lily pad at the start of the number line.
  4. Put one of those little plastic hopping frogs on the lily pad. Frog Study (54)
  5. Predict how far you think their frog will hop.
  6. Then, hop the frog and record how far it actually hopped.  Frog Study (53)

Leap Frog

I predict that my first frog will jump to the number _______________

My first frog actually jumped to the number ____________________

I predict that my second frog will jump to the number _____________

My second frog actually jumped to the number __________________

I predict that my third frog will jump to the number _______________

My third frog actually jumped to the number ____________________

3-D Frog

Materials:

  • Paper Plate
  • Green Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Cotton Balls
  • Googly Eyes
  • Red Construction Paper
  • White Paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. Paint the back of the paper plate green.Frog Study (57)
  2. Paint your hands green and make 2 hand prints on the white paper.Frog Study (56)
  3. Cut out a long thin red strip for the tongue. Fold it back and forth, back and forth, back and forth.Frog Study (55)
  4. Fold the paper plate in half and glue one end of the tongue inside the frog mouth.Frog Study (51)
  5. Cut around the hand prints and glue them to the bottom of the frog.Frog Study (52)Frog Study (50)
  6. Glue cotton balls on the top for eyes and then add googly eyes to the cotton balls.Frog Study (49) Frog Study (48)

Frog Word Search & Maze

I printed out page 28 & 30 of the All Frogs a Fun Study that we’ve been using.

Frog Suncatcher

J found this Frog Suncatcher at Hobby Lobby to paint.Frog Study (90)

Hoppy Frog Math Adding 0-20

I found a Hoppy Frog Match Adding 0-20 file folder game for J to review his addition facts.Frog Study (94) Frog Study (93)

 

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