How Do Frogs Catch Their Food? - Exploring Science

Spring Science Pond Life Preschool Lesson Plan
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We found this adorable science lesson at Creative Tots and thought it would go great with a spring animal or pond life unit! Through it, students will discover not only what frogs eat, but {hands on!} how a frog catches their food!

Supplies You'll Need

  • Party blower
  • Velcro strips
  • Rubber or plastic insect toys

To begin, pass out a party blower to each of your students. Invite them to blow through the hole, extending the streamer so that you can attach a 2-inch strip of Velcro on the bottom of it {so that the Velcro will be on the outside as the streamer curls back up}. Scatter small rubber or plastic insects, each adorned with small piece of Velcro around the activity table, and invite your students to pretend they are frogs, sticking out their 'tongues' to pick up their dinner. Your kiddos are certain to have a blast {and a few giggles!} with this activity!

Extension: Make it a game! Scatter Velcro bugs throughout the room and have your little frogs race to fill up their cups {or 'lily pad plates' to be a bit more 'froggy'!}. The student with the most bugs at the end, wins!