Slippery Coqui Eggs

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In this activity, multiple learners will use a game with ballloons to learn about coqui frog behavior. Includes step by step instructions, a "What's Going On" section to explain the frog behavior, and suggested resources for extension activity. Will involve balloons popping!

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Type:


Materials List (per group of students)

  • Big plastic bags
  • 60 large balloons
  • Stopwatch
  • Balloon pump
  • Access to water faucet and buckets (optional)


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Games
  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity


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Access Rights:

  • Free access



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