Square tissue box
red and green construction paper
pictures of things frogs eat (spiders,
insects, earthworms, tiny fish) and pictures of things they don’t eat (hamburger,
pizza, a lollipop)
1. Explain how frogs eat tiny animals with their long sticky tongues.
2. In advance, make a frog using an empty tissue box. Paint the tissue box
3. Cut out eyes, arms, and legs from green construction paper.
4. Cut out a 12”-long tongue from red paper. Use scissors to curl the tongue.
5. Glue the arms onto each side of the box and legs in the front.
6. Glue the eyes on top of box (above the tissue box opening).
7. Using the black marker, draw black eyeballs on the green circles.
8. Glue one end of the tongue to the inside of the tissue box opening (the
9. Draw or find pictures of things frogs eat and don’t eat. Laminate the pictures
for longevity, if desired.
10. Ask the children to place the pictures of things a frog will eat into its mouth.