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Frog Olympics

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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums

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Frog Olympics

Did you know that a bullfrog can jump a distance of 10 times its body length? Learn more about nature's most acrobatic amphibian, the frog, through this set of short, hands-on activities. Learners play the "Frog Jump" and "Bugs for Me!" games to investigate frogs' jumping behavior and their good eyesight. Includes extensions and modifications.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 18

Resource Types:
Activity, Game


Materials List (per group of students)

  • 100 feet of rope, marked at 5-foot intervals.
  • 3 frog fact sheets


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Games
  • Physical Activity
  • Sports and Exercise


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • be mobile

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities


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Access Rights:

  • Free access



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