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!
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.
- What helps the frog swim? Webbed feet
- What helps the frog jump? Legs
- Green paper
- White Paper
- Plastic Jumping Frogs
- Cut out a small lily pad from the green paper.
- Make a number line with long strips of the white paper.
- Place the lily pad at the start of the number line.
- Put one of those little plastic hopping frogs on the lily pad.
- Predict how far you think their frog will hop.
- Then, hop the frog and record how far it actually hopped.
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 ____________________
- Paper Plate
- Green Paint
- Cotton Balls
- Googly Eyes
- Red Construction Paper
- White Paper
- Paint the back of the paper plate green.
- Paint your hands green and make 2 hand prints on the white paper.
- Cut out a long thin red strip for the tongue. Fold it back and forth, back and forth, back and forth.
- Fold the paper plate in half and glue one end of the tongue inside the frog mouth.
- Cut around the hand prints and glue them to the bottom of the frog.
- Glue cotton balls on the top for eyes and then add googly eyes to the cotton balls.
Frog Word Search & Maze
J found this Frog Suncatcher at Hobby Lobby to paint.
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 Unit Study