After a nice spring rain, you might see a frog sitting on a lily pad! They’re the perfect resting place for frogs to hang out.
Our little frog is hanging out on some lily pads that will help your kids learn to spell their names! Have them jump into the fun with this frog name craft this spring.
Check out all our other cool spring crafts for some toad-ally awesome projects to do with the kids.
Frog Name Activity
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This craft is a great way for kids to practice letter recognition and spelling their names while making a fun and cute paper craft. They’ll love putting some art together and honing their fine motor skills and scissor skills at the same time.
We’ve included an editable template so each kid’s unique name can be spelled out on the lily pads. If they’re feeling froggy, kids can practice handwriting by filling out blank lily pads with their names.
- 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, edit it to add your child(rens) name(s), print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the eyes to the top of the frog’s head in the middle of the eye bumps.
Glue the belly to the middle and bottom of the frog’s body.
Next, take the inner legs and glue them, one on each side of the frog’s belly.
Place the completed frog in the middle of the background piece of paper and glue it to the top of the paper.
Finish up the craft by having the child spell out their name with the lilypad letter beneath the frog.
We’re sure your kids loved displaying their name with this cute frog, check out more of our name crafts to make while you’re here.
Spring Ideas For Kids
Looking for some fun and educational ways to limit the screen time for the kiddos? Keep them entertained and busy learning with some more spring themed crafts and activities!
We have a bunch of crafts that will appeal to kids’ various interests. For some fun project ideas to try with your kids this spring, keep reading below.
Spring Books For Kids
Reading with your kids is not just a great way to bond, but also an entertaining and educational activity!
Kids can explore and learn about their world through books, discovering new facts and ideas. Reading together lets their imagination take flight, enter different worlds and explore fantastic places far, far away! Below are some of our favorite 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
Crafting is a fun learning tool that can help kids improve skills, ease stress and anxiety, and boost their self confidence. It’s a fun activity where kids use their creativity and artistic skills to create something new that they’re proud of.
Crafting is also a great way for kids to improve working with their hands and minds which helps with fine motor skills and problem solving. These skills will benefit them in all areas of life.
Choose some of our favorite spring craft ideas to get the kids inspired to craft!
Paper Plate Sun Craft – Your little rays of sunshine will adore this fun and simple craft. They will beam when they’re finished and show off their happy sun. The best part is this craft comes together easily with an everyday paper plate and our free template!
Handprint Ladybug Craft – This good luck charm is ready for spring! Your little one’s handprints will make this beneficial beetle come to life! You’ll just need a few basic crafting supplies like paper, scissors, glue, and of course, your kiddo’s handprint.
Paper Plate Butterfly Craft – Another fun way to dress up a paper plate is for it to transform into a beautiful butterfly. Talk about an amazing metamorphosis! This is a fun craft for kids of all ages where their creativity can really shine. They’ll love making it their own and embellishing it with stickers and jewels.
Earth Paper Craft – Get the kids excited to celebrate Earth Day with this cute and simple paper craft. As kids create their animated Earth with bendy arms and legs, it’s a great time for kids to start talking about how they can take care of the planet.
Spring Activities For Kids
Looking for something quick and easy for the kids to do this spring? Then we have just the thing. Download and print out these spring color by number printables for kids to have a fun coloring session using their number and color recognition.
Coloring is a great activity to help kids practice fine motor skills as they try to stay within the lines.
Do your busy bees need some extra practice with their scissors? Get these bee cutting practice worksheets for a fun way for kids to master using scissors. These worksheets are a great addition to any insect themed study and will have them counting, matching, and more.
Print these bug coloring pages for a great addition to any insect study! Kids will have a blast learning about all the different bugs and coloring in 8 different illustrations. Grab the crayons or markers for a fun coloring session with the kids!
When you can’t get to the farm, we bring the farm to you with these farm animal printables. This printable set is filled with over 40 pages including games, puzzles, and even a book that your kids will enjoy learning with.
They’ll learn about animals that live on a farm while practicing their handwriting, letter recognition, number recognition, colors, and more.
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More Spring Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Frog template
- Download the frog template, edit it to add your child(rens) name(s), print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the eyes to the top of the frog's head in the middle of the eye bumps.
- Glue the belly to the middle and bottom of the frog's body.
- Next, take the inner legs and glue them, one on each side of the frog's belly.
- Place the completed frog in the middle of the background piece of paper and glue it to the top of the paper.
- Finish up the craft by having the child spell out their name with the lilypad letter beneath the frog.