Frog on a Lily Pad Craft

Have your kids make a Frog on a Lily Pad Craft – it will be perfect for spring, and children will love how it’ll turn out.

With only a few essential tools, your amphibian will be finished in no time.

Frog on a Lily Pad Craft

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We are always in the mood for making Spring Crafts for Kids (check out our Movable Bird Paper Doll or have fun learning with a Ladybug Shape Matching Cardboard Activity).

If you want to learn How to Draw a Frog, we have a step-by-step tutorial for you too.

DIY Frog on a Lily Pad Spring Craft

We love frogs – you can tell that by how many frog crafts we have on our website.

Today we will show you how to make a silly frog on a lily pad that is having a fun time pointing its tongue out.

DIY Frog on a Lily Pad Craft

We made our frog green, but not all the frogs are green – you already know that.

So, you can make your frog any color you wish and share it with us afterward – we will be glad to see it!

How to Make the Frog on a Lily Pad Craft

What you need:

  • printable template (optional)
  • cardstock (dark green and brown)
  • color papers (green, pink, and red)
  • circle puncher
  • white paper
  • two big googly eyes
  • compass
  • glue
  • scissors
  • white marker
  • ruler with circle shapes
  • pencil

Materials Used

Let’s craft!

Step by Step Tutorial

The Lily Pad

Draw a circle with a 16 cm diameter on the dark green cardstock.

Step 1
Cut out the circle and a triangle shape to form the lily pad.

Step 2
Take the white marker and decorate it.

Step 3

The Reedmace

Draw a strip with dimensions 1 x 12 cm on the dark green cardstock.

Step 4

Cut out the strip and make a fold on one end of it. 

Step 5

Apply some glue to it and glue the strip on the lily pad.

Take the scissors and make the other end of the strip pointy.

Step 6
Draw an oval shape on the brown cardstock.

Step 7-1

Cut it out.

Step 7-2
Glue the oval shape on the green strip and ensure the pointy part peeks out. Our reedmace is now complete.

Reinforce the green strip (the stem) with another piece of green cardstock if it doesn’t stand straight and bends.

Step 9

Decorate the reedmace with the white marker as shown.

Step 10

The Frog

First, we need to cut out a green rectangle with 7 x 15 cm dimensions.

Step 11

Make a roll and glue its ends together.

Step 12

Glue the roll in the center of the lily pad.

Step 13

Draw two strips with dimensions 1 x 13 cm on the green paper.

Step 14-0

Cut them out.

Step 14-1

Form two frog legs and feet by folding the two strips as shown.

Step 15

Glue the legs inside the roll and the feet onto the lily pad.

Step 15-1

Punch out two green circles to form the eyes of the frog.

Step 16

Fold a small part of the green circles.

Step 17

Glue them on top of the frog’s body.

Step 17-1

Draw two circles (smaller than the punched green ones) on the white paper.

Step 18

Cut them out.

Step 18-1

Glue them on the green circles.

Step 18-2

Take the big googly eyes and attach them to the white circles.

Step 19
Now punch out one red circle.

Step 20

Fold a small part of it,

Step 21

Glue it on the frog as a tongue.

Step 21
Draw two small circles on the pink paper.

Step 22

Cut them out.

Step 22-1

Glue them on the frog as cheeks.

Step 22-2

Croak, croak!

DIY Frog on a Lily Pad Paper Craft

All done!

Frog on a Lily Pad Spring Craft

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