When the sun goes down or after a nice springtime rain, you may hear quite a few frogs croaking!
This spring is a great time for kids to learn about these amphibians that love water. This frog handprint craft is a fun and creative project your frog-loving kids will have a blast creating!
Kids will love to see their handprints used as the frog feet in this easy and fun paper craft.
Handprint crafts are a fun way to personalize a project and for kids to use their imaginations and creativity. When kids put their frogs together, they’ll also have a chance to work on their scissor skills, following instructions, and fine motor skills.
Download the template to get started on a fun project with your kids this spring!
If your kids loved making this craft out of their handprints, be sure to check out our other handprint crafts for kids! You’re sure to find their next project with all our different ideas of what you can create from your little one’s handprint!
Frog Hand Craft Idea
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Frog template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the frog template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the eyes on the frog’s head.
Create the frog’s body by gluing the belly to the middle and bottom of the frog’s body piece.
Next, take the inner legs and glue them near the middle of the body, one on each side.
Glue the head to the top of the frog’s body.
Trace your child’s handprint onto a piece of green paper two times and cut them out. Create the frog’s outer leg by gluing the handprint to the lower part of the outer leg. You’ll want the fingers pointed downward and slightly outward.
Finish up by gluing the outer legs to the back of the frog’s body, one on each side.
We’re sure your kids loved creating this fun handprint craft. Check out our other fun frog activities while you’re here!
Spring Ideas For Kids
Now that it’s spring, kids are able to play outside in the sun more!
When It’s time for them to come in or a rainy day is keeping them inside, you may be looking for some ideas to do with them. We have a lot of ideas for crafts and activities kids will love to do this spring.
Spring Books For Kids
If you want your children to become excellent readers, look no further than your home library.
Reading to your kids on a regular basis can help them develop important skills like comprehension, vocabulary expansion, and critical thinking. Not only that, but reading is one of the most enjoyable activities parents can do with their little ones!
By introducing them to vibrant characters and unique story plots, you’ll spark their imaginations and encourage beneficial learning experiences. They may not thank you for this now, but come test time – or the moment they finally get the plot of Harry Potter – they certainly will!
See below for some of our top recommendations for spring books for kids.
Too Many Carrots: This adorable book about a rabbit with way too many carrots will have your kids giggling! When he loads on too many that he can’t even go in his house, he’s on the hunt for somewhere to live. Read what happens as his friends try to help. This book is cute and has a great message of sharing!
Pete The Cat and the Cool Caterpillar: Pete’s new friend is a caterpillar! But when his best buddy goes missing, Pete has to find out what happened to him. He soon realizes he’s going to need a lot of patience to discover what exactly happened to his caterpillar!
I Don’t Want To Be A Frog: Little frog wants to be anything but, you guessed it, a frog. He tries his hand at being a cat, rabbit, pig, and owl, but he just can’t manage to be like them. All along the way, his dad encourages him to just be a frog, but it’s not until he has a surprise run-in with a wolf that he rethinks what it means to be a frog.
Spring Crafts For Kids
Get your kids inspired to craft in a fun and beneficial way for them to learn!
Crafting provides a great way for you to spend time with your kids while they improve skills like identifying patterns, counting, and hand-eye coordination. Try some of our favorite spring crafts below.
Bee Name Craft – Your busy bees will have a fun and creative way to practice spelling their name when they make this bee craft! They’ll gather up the honeycomb to spell out their names either from the name printed on them or fill in blank pieces to practice writing it.
Paper Plate Butterfly Craft – Let your child’s imagination and creativity soar when they create a beautiful butterfly out of an everyday paper plate. This inexpensive and easy craft is one that kids will love to do. Grab our free template and the crafting supplies for a fun crafting session with the kids!
Popsicle Stick Sheep Craft – Whether you’re looking for a craft that’s perfect for Easter or one to go along with a farm animal theme, we think your kiddos will love making this sweet sheep. All you’ll need is a few basic supplies to get the kids using their creativity!
Handprint Ladybug Craft – Your little ones will love seeing their handprint become their ladybug’s wing. This is a fun craft for kids of all ages and is a great way for them to practice fine motor skills. Our free template makes creating this craft super easy, so download it to get to the fun!
Spring Activities For Kids
For a fun activity that you can do with your kids, download these butterfly coloring pages. They’re a simple activity that’s easy to prepare and will keep kids engaged and working on their fine motor skills. This set comes with 10 unique butterfly illustrations where kids’ creativity can shine when they color them in.
These farm animal printables are a great set for when the kids are learning all about the farm! They’re educational, engaging, and fun for kids to do. They’ll work on letter recognition, number and color recognition, memory, and so much more.
Have kids practice their number recognition with these fun bug color by number printables. This is an easy, no-prep activity kids will have a blast coloring. They’ll love seeing all the cool bugs while they work on fine motor control trying to stay within the lines.
Your little spies will love to spot all the different spring items in our spring I Spy printables. Depending on your child’s skill level, there are easy and hard versions they can complete. The hard version has more and smaller images for them to find. These pages are great to practice visual discrimination, counting, and focus!
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Frog template
- Download the frog template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the eyes on the frog's head.
- Create the frog's body by gluing the belly to the middle and bottom of the frog's body piece.
- Next, take the inner legs and glue them near the middle of the body, one on each side.
- Glue the head to the top of the frog's body.
- Trace your child's handprint onto a piece of green paper two times and cut them out. Create the frog's outer leg by gluing the handprint to the lower part of the outer leg. You'll want the fingers pointed downward and slightly outward.
- Finish up by gluing the outer legs to the back of the frog's body, one on each side.