From Polliwog to Frog

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Description

In this activity, learners discover how frogs' bodies change while growing from a tadpole to a frog. Learners create a simple craft that gives a visual display of the metamorphosis process. As an optional extension activity, learners can follow along with the poem included in the resource to reenact the frog life cycle with their craft.

Quick Guide

  • Preparation Time: Under 5 minutes
  • Learning Time: 10 to 30 minutes
  • Estimated materials cost: $1 - $5 per student
  • Age Range: Ages 4 - 11
  • Resource Types:
  • Language: English

Materials List (per student)

  • Copies of the Polliwog-Frog craft page (1 per learner)
  • Crayons or markers
  • Scissors
  • Brass fasteners (3 per learner)
  • Pictures of frogs as tadpoles and adults
Subjects

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Model Building
  • Nature and Environment

Subjects

  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
    • Heredity and Genetics
Audience

To use this activity learners need to

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities
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By

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Rights

All Rights Reserved, Association of Zoos and Aquariums, ©2009

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