Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Celebrating Independence Day with some fun and easy 4th of July crafts for kids can be so much fun! Here I’ve rounded up over 50 festive 4th of July crafts for toddlers, preschoolers, and other young kids to get in on the holiday festivities.

Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Fun and Easy 4th of July Crafts for Toddlers and Up

There are so many great ways to celebrate the Independence of our country. It’s a fun day for everyone to get together, have great food, watch the fireworks, and appreciate the precious freedom that we have.

And there are a lot of great ways that you can help your kids to get in on the festivities too.

You can read them some great 4th of July books to help teach them about the meaning of the holiday.

You can play fun holiday games with them, and make sure they do all the classics like play with sparklers and watch the fireworks.

And if you and your kids are crafty, it’s a great time to break out the red, white, and blue craft supplies and make some fun and festive 4th of July crafts for kids and the whole family. Below I’ve rounded up a whole slew of creative 4th of July crafts for toddlers and older kids that you and your kids of all ages can try to make. Enjoy!

4th of July Crafts for Kids

1. Your kids will have a blast making these gorgeous firework salt painting craft projects to celebrate the 4th of July. Busy Mommy Media

2. Help your kids to create a craft they can wear to the 4th of July fireworks show with this cute star hat craft. Styles at Life

3. Complete the fireworks ensemble with this fun patriotic necklace craft. This one is great for fine motor practice too! Buggy and Buddy

4. Kids love to paint, especially with strange objects! So your children will have so much fun painting this American flag with pom poms. Crafty Morning

5. Give your kids their own special flag to wave around at the parade or fireworks with these easy 4th of July Popsicle stick flags. Glued to My Crafts Blog

6. Craft kits can be a lifesaver because you don’t have to find all the supplies! This fun and cute patriotic foam glasses craft kit will give your kids something fun to make and wear for 4th of July. Fun Express

7. Make a memorable keepsake while documenting your child’s hand size with these beautiful patriotic hand print crafts. B-Inspired Mama

8. This simple paper plate flag craft can be really fun for kids to make for 4th of July while also being a festive decoration to hang up for the holiday. Craft Corner DIY

9. This fun 3D egg carton american flag can be a great decoration for your home during the 4th of July while also being fun for the kids to help make. Crafty Morning

10. Your kids will have a blast using golf balls to paint these festive golf ball fireworks for Independence Day. The Realistic Mama

11. Have your kids get creative while painting these beautiful watercolor flags for 4th of July using all sorts of great materials for the flags. Make and Takes

12. Kids love to use dot markers! And this American flag with do a dot paint craft will be a blast for them to do while practicing fine motor skills. Meaningful Mama

13. Rock painting can be so much fun for kids from toddlers and preschoolers to teenagers. So have your children go on a rock hunt and then paint patriotic themed rocks for 4th of July. Styles at Life

14. If you want to do fireworks themed 4th of July crafts with your kids but can’t seem to get them looking like fireworks (more like blobs) then you’ll love this easy salt painted fireworks with a free template. The Best Ideas for Kids

15. This is the stuff great 4th of July preschool crafts are made of — paper plates, paint, and American flags. Your little one will love doing this super easy paper plate flag craft with you. Crafts on Sea

16. Your child will love to get creative making these adorable and decorative popsicle stick star streamers. You could hang them up or let them run around with them afterwards. Happiness is Homemade

17. Have your kids help decorate the windows with this fun and super cute patriotic sun catcher craft. A Little Pinch of Perfect

18. Here’s another fun craft kit. Your child will enjoy helping do decorate for 4th of July with this cute USA flag pom pom sign craft kit. Fun Express

19. Make even bubble blowing patriotic with these adorable patriot star bubble wands. I Heart Crafty Things

20. If your child loves to paint, then they’ll love painting patriotic fireworks using straws. Use red and blue paint to make it even more festive. Craft Morning

21. Did you know you can use puffy paint to make window clings? Pretty cool! You and your child will have a lot of fun making and enjoying these DIY patriotic window clings. Chica Circle

22. You and your children can make these cute popsicle stick flags to decorate the house for the 4th of July holiday. Ginger Snap Crafts

23. Have your kids make something fun to wear for the 4th of July fireworks with these cute exploding pipe cleaner fireworks rings. Mom Dot

24. Pick up this USA beaded American flag necklace kit and your child will have a lot of fun making their own patriotic necklaces. Aunt Jenny’s Beads

25. Let your child create something they can use in the 4th of July festivities with this easy and cute patriotic kids blower craft. Natural Beach Living

26. Give your child an opportunity to express their creativity through paint with this fun fireworks painting with tissue rolls craft. Happiness is Homemade

27. Keep it simple with this easy 4th of July craft for toddlers or preschoolers using dot markers to paint star shapes. A Dab of Glue Will Do

28. Use decorative patriotic paper straws to help your child create a cute and festive flag craft with straws. I Heart Crafty Things

29. Celebrate our Independence Day as you teach your child about the American flag with this simple pom pom American flag craft. Raising Little Superheroes

30. Have your child make something that you can use to decorate the house with by making this cute patriotic star wreath craft. The Resourceful Mama

31. Your kiddo will love making these adorable patriotic bug magnets to hang on the fridge with this handy craft kit. Fun Express

32. These beautiful glitter glue fireworks are sure to be a hit with your preschooler (who, if they’re anything like my preschooler, adores using glitter glue). Twitchetts

33. These cute an unique q-tip fireworks are sure to be a hit craft for your child to enjoy making. Crafty Morning

34 Sometimes the most simple crafts are the ones that kids love the most. And these patriotic tissue paper stars are the perfect 4th of July craft for your toddler to do. Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

35. Ooey gooey and patriotic to boot. Your little one will have a blast both making and playing with this star spangled slime especially for the 4th of July. I Can Teach My Child

36. This gorgeous American flag watercolor craft is surprisingly easy for your child to make and makes for a festive piece to display for Independence Day. Inspired Motherhood

37. This easy and pretty patriotic wind catcher will be so much fun for you to make with your child. And then hang it outside to enjoy for the holiday. Crafty Morning

38. Have your child help you make something they can safely “explode” for the 4th of July holiday with these fun and safe patriotic confetti launchers. Piikea Street

39. Making these fidget spinner fireworks will be a blast for your kiddo and the result is truly patriotic and artistic. Twitchetts

40. These 4th of July sparkle sensory bottles are so much fun for kids of all ages to create and play with afterwards. Things to Share and Remember

41. These incredibly cute DIY cardboard Fourth of July hats will be a blast to make with your child and simply hilarious to wear together for the festivities. Pink Stripey Socks

42. Give your kids an opportunity to get a bit messy as they make these fun shaving cream fireworks. I Can Teach My Child

43. This handy 4th of July coloring book is a PDF file with 30 simple and cute holiday coloring pages. This can be great to have on hand for something quick and easy for your kids to do. Kingsley Publishing

44. Have your children help you to decorate for the holiday with these simple and beautiful 4th of July stained glass bunting. Here Come the Girls

45. Have your little one do a craft that has a bit of a bang with a hint of personalization to it with this cute and festive handprint fireworks craft. Ava’s Alphabet

46. These easy and fun patriotic glitter art craft kits are sure to be a hit with your kids this 4th of July. Fun Express

47. Your kids will have so much fun making these DIY beaded sun catchers with you. And they make such a beautiful wind chime when they’re done. Beneath My Heart

48. After you make these flag ribbon wands with your child they can be used year after year for your 4th of July celebrations. Views From a Step Stool

49. These super festive sparkler firework crafts are sparkly and crinkly and will be a big hit with any kid to make and play with. Kid’s Craft Room

50. Making these (semi) mess free patriotic star paintings are going to be a blast for your child. This is one of those perfect 4th of July crafts for toddlers who need a little action with their crafting! Toddler Approved

51. Have your kids make these adorable paper firecracker crafts and use them for decorating for your 4th of July party! They’re fun to make and cute decoration to boot. Twitchetts

52. Get out your popsicle sticks and construction paper for this classic 4th of July fireworks rocket craft for preschoolers. Our Kid Things

Have a Happy Independence Day with These 4th of July Preschool Crafts

I hope you and your children have a wonderful and Happy 4th of July this year. And I hope that these fun and creative 4th of July crafts will inspire you and your kids to celebrate the festivities even more this year.

4th of July Books for Preschoolers to Read About Independence Day

4th of July Books for Preschoolers to Read About Independence Day

Reading 4th of July books for preschoolers and other young children can get them excited about celebrating Independence Day and help to teach them about this national holiday in America and what it means. Independence Day books for kids try to keep things simple and fun, yet educational at the same time.

In this post I have a rounded up 18 different Independence Day books for kids of many different ages to enjoy from toddlers to 7th grade. Even your older children might enjoy reading these 4th of July picture books with their younger siblings or cousins.

4th of July Books for Preschoolers to Read About Independence Day

Independence Day Books for Kids

The 4th of July is a time for celebration in America. It’s a time when we can all come together to celebrate and appreciate the independence we are blessed with.

This selection of 4th of July books are intended to specifically teach children about the 4th of July in America (also known as Independence Day).

While there are a lot of great patriotic books and children’s books about America out there, I wanted to specifically focus on 4th of July picture books and a few great choices for longer read aloud Independence Day books for kids that can be read by older children or to your younger child over the course of 4th of July week.

I hope you enjoy and find the perfect books to read with your children for the Fourth of July this year!

List of 4th of July Picture Books



The Fourth of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh

The Fourth of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh

An accessible story of America’s birthday brings alive the history and spirit of the Fourth of July, with an introduction to the fight for independence and the events and people that shaped American tradition. What happened on the Fourth of July long before there were fireworks and parades? Alice Dalgliesh takes young readers back to revolutionary times, back to the colonists’ desire for freedom and the creation of the Declaration of Independence. Simple text captures the excitement of the era, telling how word of Independence traveled up and down the thirteen colonies, touching the lives of everyday people throughout the land.




Hello, Fourth of July! by Martha Day Zschock

Hello, Fourth of July! by Martha Day Zschock

In Hello, Fourth of July! join parent and child eagle as they spend the day surrounded by the red, white and blue. Along the way, take in a parade, view historical paintings and statues, hit the beach, and enjoy great food at a picnic and barbecue, topping off the day with a colorful fireworks display!




Story Of Americas Birthday by Patricia A. Pingry

Story Of Americas Birthday by Patricia A. Pingry

This little book presents the story of the founding of America in words that are simple enough for a toddler to understand. Vibrant illustrations paired with the text help to create the connection between the story of the Declaration of Independence and American Revolution and today’s Fourth of July festivities. Parents can use this book to introduce little ones to the history and meaning behind Independence Day. Ages 2-5.




Happy 4th of July, Jenny Sweeney! by Leslie Kimmelman

Happy 4th of July, Jenny Sweeney! by Leslie Kimmelman

It’s the 4th of July and all over town, people are getting ready. Jenny Sweeney gives her dog, Rags, a bath. All the preparations lead up to the big parade and a night of bright fireworks. It’s a great day. “Happy Birthday, USA!”




My Fourth of July by Jerry Spinelli

My Fourth of July by Jerry Spinelli

Picnics! Singing! Fireworks! It’s time to celebrate the best day of all–the Fourth of July! A responsible little boy who’s eager to do his part wakes up joyful and ready to celebrate his favorite day of all. But there’s a lot of work to do–pies to be baked, deviled eggs to be filled–and the boy has lots of jobs to complete before he can enjoy the fun . . . the world’s best picnic! Face painting! A band concert! And then, after what seems like the longest wait ever . . . he can kick back and enjoy the fireworks with the rest of the country. This delicious and spirited book celebrates small town America and is full of nostalgia for times gone by, yet absolutely of the moment.




Independence Day by Trudi Strain Trueit

Independence Day by Trudi Strain Trueit (Rookie Read-About Holidays)

An introduction to Independence Day for the youngest readers. This fact-filled Rookie Read-About Holiday book introduces the youngest readers (Ages 3-6) to Independence Day. Colorful photos and very simple nonfiction text encourage children to read on their own as they take an in-depth look at traditions and festivities on the Fourth of July.




What Is the Declaration of Independence? by Michael C. Harris

What Is the Declaration of Independence? by Michael C. Harris (What Was?)

Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country’s ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War.




Happy Birthday, America: The Story of Independence Day by Mary Pope Osborne

Happy Birthday, America: The Story of Independence Day by Mary Pope Osborne

This book takes us through a lively celebration of the Fourth of July in small-town America. Three generations enjoy parades, popcorn, “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” and at the end of the day, lightning bugs and fireworks. “Then I blow out the stars, as if they were candles on a giant birthday cake”―a glorious image.




The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country by Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country by Mike Berenstain (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights: A Faith Story)

The Bear family and their Bear Country neighbors celebrate the Fourth of July with a big parade. But not before the cubs get a lesson about the blessings of freedom for their country. 




Red, White, and Boom! by Lee Wardlaw and Huy Voun Lee

Red, White, and Boom! by Lee Wardlaw and Huy Voun Lee

Fireflies flit Sparklers spit Pinwheels spin Goosebump skin It’s the Fourth of July! Travel across the country for a city parade, a beach picnic, and fireworks in the park in this poetic celebration of the many cultures and traditions that make America’s birthday BOOM!


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Judy Moody Declares Independence by Megan McDonald

Judy Moody Declares Independence by Megan McDonald

Huzzah! She, Judy Moody, would hereby, this day, make the Judy Moody Declaration of Independence. With alien rights and her own Purse of Happiness and everything. Hear ye! Hear ye! Everyone knows that Judy Moody has a mood for every occasion, and now a visit to Boston has put our famous third grader in a revolutionary mood. When Judy meets an English girl named Tori at the Tea Party ship, she is gobsmacked to learn how many liberties her British friend enjoys — her very own phone, private loo, and pounds of allowance. When a day of cheerfully doing her chores doesn’t earn Judy Moody more rights, and staging a revolt in the form of a tea-throwing Boston Tub Party has her dad reading the riot act, Judy is forced into temporary retreat. Who would guess that a real-life crisis involving her brother, Stink, would finally give Judy a chance to show her courageous quick thinking – and prove her independence, once and for all?




Independence Day by Erika S. Manley

Independence Day by Erika S. Manley (Bullfrog Books: Holidays)

In Independence Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday.




Hooray for the 4th of July by Rick Brown

Hooray for the 4th of July by Rick Brown ((I’m Going to Read: Level 2))

Whoopee—it’s a 4th of July parade! Kids will happily join the celebration as marching feet keep the beat, big brass bands pass the stands, and decorated floats roll along. In this book the illustrations make everything look grand, from the fife and drum players to the flags flying high.




Fourth of July Mice! by Bethany Roberts

Fourth of July Mice! by Bethany Roberts (Green Light Readers Level 1)

It’s the Fourth of July, and the parade is ready to start! The Holiday Mice lead the way to a day full of nonstop fun, including a picnic, a baseball game, a sack race, and a splashy-sploshy dip in the stream. The best part comes at the end of the day when fireworks go BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! 




Corduroy's Fourth of July by Don Freeman and Lisa McCue

Corduroy’s Fourth of July by Don Freeman and Lisa McCue

Today is the 4th of July, and Corduroy and his friends are having a fun-filled picnic. They eat tasty treats and play games in the hot summer sun. Then it’s time to cool down with a dip in the pool. Next they take part in an Independence Day parade! Scruffy Pup bangs the drum, Checkerboard Bunny plays the flute, and Corduroy carries the American flag. Once it’s dark outside, the friends gather to watch an amazing fireworks display.




The Night Before the Fourth of July by Natasha Wing

The Night Before the Fourth of July by Natasha Wing

It’s the night before the Fourth of July and all across the United States people are getting ready for hot dogs and fireworks. Decked in red, white, and blue, a family heads to a parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with friends and family, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and of course, watches a fireworks show. The Night Before the Fourth of July captures all the fun, excitement, and pride of the best summer holiday!




Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. Wong

Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. Wong

Shocked that her parents are cooking Chinese food to sell in the family store on an all-American holiday, a feisty Chinese American girl tries to tell her mother and father how things really are. But as the parade passes by and fireworks light the sky, she learns a surprising lesson.




Hats off for the Fourth of July by Harriet Ziefert

Hats off for the Fourth of July by Harriet Ziefert

Spectators in Chatham wait to see what will come next as they watch the town’s Fourth of July parade, and although they are sad when it is over, they still have one more treat waiting for them.


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Celebrate America With These 4th of July Books for Preschoolers and Elementary-Aged Kids

I hope this list of great 4th of July books for preschoolers, kindergartners, and other elementary-aged children helps you to find the perfect book to read with your little one this Independence Day.

Whatever Fourth of July books you decide to read with your child, make sure to select books that not only get them excited to celebrate with fireworks, barbecues, and parades. But also make sure you choose books that educate them about the reason why we as Americans celebrate the 4th of July — because oftentimes with all the festivities that reason can easily become lost in the background.

But most of all enjoy these books about the 4th of July with your child and have a Happy Independence Day!

Frog Activities for Preschool

Frog Activities for Preschool

Here I have rounded up over 45 frog activities for preschool, kindergarten, and other young children that will make your frog theme unit for homeschool so much fun while being educational at the same time.

Frog Activities for Preschool

Frog Theme Unit Homeschool Ideas

Are you doing a frog theme with your child for homeschool? They can be so much fun! Especially when you pair some cute and educational frog books with these fun frog activities for preschool.

I’ve also included some great frog activities for other young elementary children too. You and your child are going to have a great time learning about frogs with these frog games, printables, and activities for kids.

Frog Activities for Preschool and Young Kids

Let’s get to the list! I’ve rounded up a wide variety of frog activities that will go great with any frog theme.

These activities include things to help learn about literacy, writing, sensory, math, essential preschool skills, fine motor skills, and gross motor frog games for kids.

There are worksheets, activities, games, and more here for you to choose from. You’re sure to find something here you and your child will love.

1. Learn about where frogs live while exploring through sensory play with this fun and colorful frog pond habitat sensory bin. Life Over C’s

2. Teach your preschooler about their letters, numbers and shapes in a froggy fun way with this adorable pond frogs activity bundle. Laughing and Learning

3. Forget painting with a paintbrush, let your kiddo have some extra fun painting with these clever and messy golf ball painted frog puppets. Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

4. Act like frogs in search of their dinner with this clever sticky frog tongue craft. Kids Activities Blog

5. Let your preschooler practice their writing while down at the pond with this frog letter writing practice tray. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

6. Take a snack break while learning about the frog life cycle with this edible frog life cycle snack. Teach Beside Me

7. Teach math, literacy, and writing with fun frog activities in this pond preschool pack. Busy Hands and Minds

8. Enhance your preschooler’s play dough play by inviting them to learn about frogs as they play with these frog pond play dough printables. Life Over C’s

9. If you need some good worksheets to go along with your frog theme week for your preschooler, then these pond printables for preschool are a great addition to your frog unit. Free Homeschool Deals

10. Let your preschooler enjoy some sensory play as they learn about frogs with this fun and engaging frog life cycle water bead sensory bin. Views From a Step Stool

11. Teach your child about graphing and visual discrimination in a fun way with this frog race graphing game. Simple Fun for Kids

12. Mix together a little bit of science, a dash of sensory play and even a pinch of art as you make these slime lily pads for your toy frogs. The Kindergarten Connection

13. Invite your preschooler to the world of slimy green frogs with this frog sensory play invitation tray. Let their imaginations run wild. Teaching Mama

14. Teach your child valuable math and literacy skills while staying within the frog theme with these clever and fun pond life math & literacy printables. Karen Cox

15. Practice uppercase and lowercase letter recognition with this adorable frogs and flies alphabet match game. The Classroom Creative

16. Get crafty as you do this simple and clever frog footprints sponge painting with your preschooler. Education.com

17. Give your child the opportunity to practice number recognition in multiple representations while exercising their one-to-one correspondence with this frog roll and cover game. Preschool Play

18. Learn about the life cycle of a frog in a tasty and colorful way with this life cycle of a frog craft activity. The Inspiration Edit

19. Teach your preschooler about shapes, practice some early reading and work on the fine motor skill of coloring in the lines with this color by shape frog worksheet. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

20. Here’s another fun way to teach your child about the life cycle of a frog. If they love puzzles then they will have so much fun with this 5 layer life cycle of a frog Montessori inspired puzzle. Onshine

21. Help your little one get some wiggles out while learning about measuring with this frog jump and measure gross motor math activity. Coffee Cups and Crayons

22. Practice counting in a fun way with this frog themed frog eggs counting activity. Planning Playtime

23. Get messy, sticky, and green with this gelatin swamp sensory tub play activity. Rescue the swamp animals from the goo! No Time for Flashcards

24. If your preschooler loves LEGO Duplos then they will have a ball doing this LEGO Duplo frog build with you. Frugal Fun 4 Boys

25. Round out your frog theme preschool unit with this fun selection of frog theme activities and free printables including songs, rhymes, and activity packs. KidSparkz

26. Teach your child about math and comparing numbers with this unique and adorable frog balance math game. Inpher

27. Inspire creativity and imaginative play with this versatile and fun frog pond play dough activity. Pre-K Pages

28. Review the frog life cycle while assembling this cute frog life cycle printable puzzle with your preschooler. Views From a Step Stool

29. Help your child practice the skill of following directions while also learning about positional words with this cute “Where’s Froggy?” positional concepts activity. Speech Sprouts Therapy

30. Teach your preschooler about patterning while staying on frog theme with these cute frog patterns math worksheets. Paula’s Primary Classroom

31. Practice valuable fine motor skills with this simple and yet always-a-hit feed the frog fine motor activity. Therapy Fun Zone

32. Measure how high the frogs are jumping using Unifix cubes with this frog jump measurement activity. Planning Playtime

33. Teach your preschooler about their shapes, help them practice their pre-writing skills, and giggle over this frog I spy a shape game. Pocket of Preschool

34. Help your child learn about their colors as they help these frogs find their lunch with this color matching frogs game. The Kindergarten Connection

35. If you have an older child who is doing the frog unit with you or your preschooler is advanced at math, then this lily pad math subtraction activity will be a fun addition to your frog theme. No Time for Flashcards

36. Pick up some frog life cycle figurines and use them with these frog life cycle 3-part cards with definitions to help teach your child about the life cycle of frogs. Montessori 123

37. Teach your little early reader about blending with this cute and fun frog hop phonics blending game. Rainy Day Mum

38. Help your preschooler to practice following directions while learning about positional words with this prepositions where questions game. Speech Sprouts

39. Practice counting while getting out some energy and acting like frogs with this simple yet fun lily pad number hop activity. Toddler Approved

40. Work on those valuable pre-writing skills while helping these froggy friends get to their destination with this fun spring frogs tracing activity. Fluffy Tots

41. If your child is old enough to do LEGOS then this adorable LEGO frog build will be a lot of fun for them to do during your frog theme unit. Re-brick-able

42. Help your preschooler practice their shapes with these cute frog shaped lily pad matching game shape mats. File Folder Heaven

43. Teach your child about addition in a fun and interactive way with this frogs n’ flies spin and add game. Preschool Play

44. Practice another essential preschool skill gone froggy with this simple and interactive frog color sort activity. Child Care Land

45. Practice counting with your preschooler with this versatile and fun frog lily pad counting activity. Early Learning Ideas

46. Have fun and exercise some gross motor skills with this creative frog toss game for kids. Little Family Fun

47. Teach your child how to see shapes in real life with this educational and colorful frogs in the pond shape match activity. Frogs and Fairies

48. Finish out your frog theme week with this super fun and adorable frog pond sensory bin that your little one is sure to enjoy! Pre-K Pages

Enjoy These Frog Activities and Games for Kids!

To put together your own frog unit, simply round up the frog activities you want to use with in your frog theme and then pick up a variety of fiction and non-fiction frog picture books to go along with them.

By doing this you’ll have put together a really fun and educational frog theme for your child’s homeschool. Enjoy!

Did I miss any other great frog activities for preschool? Be sure to share your favorites in the comments below.

Frog Books for Kids

Today I have the perfect collection of over 50 frog book ideas that will accompany your frog theme unit quite nicely. This roundup of frog books for kids includes both fiction and non-fiction books about frogs for preschoolers and other young children to enjoy.

Frog Books for Kids

Frog Book Ideas for Your Frog Themed Unit

Doing a frog unit can be really fun for preschoolers and young children!

While you’re planning out your frog unit, you’ll definitely want to select some fun and educational frog books to include in your lessons as well.

Be sure to select both fiction and non-fiction books about frogs!

As you’re hunting down the best picture books about frogs for kids to use in your homeschool frog unit, be sure to include a variety of both fiction and non-fiction frog books. Non-fiction books are really important to read to your child, even from a young age.

Also be sure to download the printable version of this frog book list at the bottom of this post. Just click on the printer. Then you can use it to take to the library or check off books as you buy them for your frog unit.

Frog Books for Kids



I Don't Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty

I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty

Frog wants to be anything but a slimy, wet frog. A cat, perhaps. Or a rabbit. An owl? But when a hungry wolf arrives—a wolf who HATES eating frogs—our hero decides that being himself isn’t so bad after all. In this very silly story with a sly message, told in hilarious dialogue between a feisty young frog and his heard-it-all-before father, young readers will identify with little Frog’s desire to be something different, while laughing along at his stubborn yet endearing schemes to prove himself right.




Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Constanza Basaluzzo

Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Constanza Basaluzzo (Sing and Read Storybook)

Five frog friends are hungry and hot. Count and sing along with this funny favorite.




From Tadpole to Frog by Wendy Pfeffer

From Tadpole to Frog by Wendy Pfeffer (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science)

Female frogs lay eggs in the water, but what hatches isn’t a frog yet—it’s a tadpole! This classic Level 1 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out picture book shows the incredible metamorphosis that occurs as a tadpole loses its fishy tail and gills and becomes a frog. 




Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan

Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan

“This is the turtle that slid into the pond and ate the snake that dropped from a branch and swallowed the fish that swam after the frog — JUMP, FROG, JUMP!” This infectious cumulative tale will soon have the young frogs you know jumping and chanting with joy.




Gilbert De La Frogponde: A Swamp Story by Jennifer Rae and Rose Cowles

Gilbert De La Frogponde: A Swamp Story by Jennifer Rae and Rose Cowles

A clever, plump frog convinces two gourmet chefs that bugs, not frogs, are all the rage in the chicest culinary circles




Growing Frogs by Vivian French

Growing Frogs by Vivian French (Read and Wonder)

When a mother brings her daughter to a pond to collect some frog spawn, the little girl isn’t sure what to expect. Day after day she checks on the jellylike bubbles until the black dots in their centers turn into slippery tadpoles, sprouting bumps that turn to stumps that become legs with webby feet. The engaging narrative and colorful illustrations accurately evoke each stage of a frog’s growth, in a story that will inspire children to roll up their sleeves and experience firsthand the wonders of the natural world.




Tell Me the Difference Between a Frog and a Toad by Leigh Rockwood

Tell Me the Difference Between a Frog and a Toad by Leigh Rockwood (How Are They Different?)

Using simple text and illustrations, this book describes the differneces between toads and frogs.




Hungry Harry by Joanne Partis

Hungry Harry by Joanne Partis

Harry the frog wants to catch his own dinner, but it isn’t nearly as easy as he thinks. All the animals are too clever to let Harry eat them. Then, just as he is about to give up, he spies just the right thing for dinner!




Tiddalick, the Greedy Frog by Nicholas Wu

Tiddalick, the Greedy Frog by Nicholas Wu (Teacher Created Materials)

Tiddalick the Frog has drunk all the water from the river! The animals try their best to get Tiddalick to give back the water. Kangaroo, Emu, Bandicoot, Kookaburra, and Lizard attempt to make him laugh to get the water back, but nothing seems to work–until a tiny little eel shows up. This enchanting Australian tale will have young readers engaged and impressed with the creativity of these resourceful animals.




Lots Of Frogs by Howard Calvert

Lots Of Frogs by Howard Calvert

Tommy Fox has a box – a box full of frogs. And when they all jump out at school, that’s when the fun begins! There is chaos in the classroom and high jinks in the hall. Can Tommy get the frogs back in the box?


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A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson and Joan Rankin

A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson and Joan Rankin

There’s a frog on the log in the middle of the bog. A small, green frog on a half-sunk log in the middle of the bog….




Frogs by Laura Driscoll

Frogs by Laura Driscoll (Penguin Young Readers)

Croak if you love frogs! Amazing amphibians leap from the pages of this easy nonfiction reader featuring incredible cut-paper frogs in every color, shape, and size.




Too Many Frogs by Sandy Asher

Too Many Frogs by Sandy Asher

Rabbit lives alone. He cooks for himself, cleans up for himself, and at the end of the day, reads himself a story. It’s a simple life, and he likes it. But one evening, Froggie shows up at his door. He wants to listen to Rabbit’s story, too. While eating a snack-or three. While lounging on a pillow-or ten. And bringing over his family-dozens and dozens of frogs! Rabbit has finally had enough; Froggie will have to go! But when he sits down alone to read himself a story, Rabbit realizes something is missing: someone to listen; someone to share a wonderful story.




Frog Song by Brenda Z. Guiberson

Frog Song by Brenda Z. Guiberson

Since the time of the dinosaurs, frogs have added their birrups and bellows to the music of the earth. Frogs are astonishing in their variety and crucial to ecosystems. Onomatopoeic text and stunning illustrations introduce young readers to these fascinating and important creatures, from Chile to Nepal to Australia.




Curious George: Tadpole Trouble by H. A. Rey

Curious George: Tadpole Trouble by H. A. Rey

Curious George’s friend Bill has put him in charge of several tadpoles. George sends the tadpoles for a nice swim in the lagoon, but to his dismay, the tadpoles don’t return! Each time he goes back to the lake he tries to find the tadpoles, but he finds only tadpole-like creatures without tails . . . and with legs. A trip to the museum teaches George about the development of tadpoles into frogs, and he and Bill are happy to make the acquaintance of their new froggy friends!




999 Frogs Wake Up by Ken Kimura

999 Frogs Wake Up by Ken Kimura

Wake up—it’s springtime in the swamp! As 999 young frogs awaken, they panic to find that all of the other animals are still asleep. First they wake the biggest frog… then the tortoise, the lizard, and the ladybugs. But when they hop down a hole and all pull together, they find someone they don’t want to wake—a big, long snake. Don’t wake him up! Luckily for the frogs, the tortoise carefully carries him away.




Frogs by Gail Gibbons

Frogs by Gail Gibbons

From tiny tadpoles to massive master jumpers, explore the lives of frogs in this detailed introduction! How far can frogs jump? Why do their eggs look slimy? Answer these questions and many more in this illustrated introduction to amphibians, and learn about the unique role frogs play in the environment. With her signature bright, well-labeled diagrams and simple text, Gail Gibbons introduces the habitat and life cycles of frogs, and gives a brief overview of common frog behaviors. Important vocabulary is introduced, defined, and reinforced with kid-friendly language and clear illustrations—plus a page of intriguing frog trivia.




The Frog Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta and Ralph Masiello

The Frog Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta and Ralph Masiello (Jerry Pallotta’s Alphabet Books)

A is for Amazon Horned Frog. B is for Blue-legged Strawberry Frog. C is for Crested Newt. What other amphibians can you think of? Learn more about these sometimes cute, sometimes dangerous, but always fascinating animals. In this book kids will explore the ponds, look under rocks, and dig in the mud to bring you this colorful and fun way to learn more than the alphabet.




Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London

Froggy Learns to Swim by Jonathan London

Frogs are supposed to be great swimmers. “Not me!” says Froggy, who’s afraid of the water. But with a little encouragement, some practice, and the help of a silly song or two, Froggy becomes an expert frog-kicker!




Surf's Up by Kwame Alexander

Surf’s Up by Kwame Alexander

Surf’s up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can’t help but get curious. Before you can shout ‘Surf’s up!’ both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach.


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Noisy Frog Sing-Along by John Himmelman

Noisy Frog Sing-Along by John Himmelman

This book takes readers outside to see and hear all the sights and sounds of frogs. The illustrations are fun and use the sounds of the frogs to direct the readers eye to all the cool sounds they make. Accurate scientific information accompanies all of the fun of heading out to go exploring for frogs! When frogs get together, they love to sing! They fill their big, bulgy throat pouch with air and sing out loud. Some peep, some trill, some growl, some creek, and some go WAAH, WAAH, WAAH! It’s a chorus that happens near almost every pond and stream. Learn more about these delightful creatures―and sing along with them!




Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Celebrate the power of friendship in these five adventurous stories starring Frog and Toad. From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be.




Frogs by Daniel Moignot

Frogs by Daniel Moignot (First Discovery Books)

Illustrations with transparent overlays and brief text describe the physical characteristics, life cycle, habits, and various species of frogs, as well as presenting several related amphibians.




Tad and Dad by David Ezra Stein

Tad and Dad by David Ezra Stein

Tad the tadpole loves spending every minute with his awesome dad, whether they’re swimming together, catching flies, or sleeping. But now little Tad is getting bigger. He’s growing new limbs and jumping to new heights. His dad is proud, but when Tad’s accomplishments carry over into nighttime—bringing lots of wiggling, croaking, and kicking in his sleep—their lily pad starts feeling mighty crowded! When Tad finally realizes it might be time for a bed of his own, will Dad be ready?




Tuesday by David Wiesner

Tuesday by David Wiesner

The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie in this wordless picture book. It includes a beautifully illustrated whimsical account of a Tuesday when frogs were airborne on their lily pads.




Grumpy Frog by Ed Vere

Grumpy Frog by Ed Vere

Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn’t win, or encounters – horror of horrors – a Pink Rabbit? Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolerance, friendship and the power of saying sorry. A hilarious book with a twist in the tail about getting – and getting rid of – the grumps.




Frog is a Hero by Max Velthuijs

Frog is a Hero by Max Velthuijs

When the rains come and the river bursts its banks, Frog, Duck, Pig and Hare are stranded. It is Frog who is a hero when he risks his life to help his friends.




Leap, Frog, Leap! by Douglas Florian

Leap, Frog, Leap! by Douglas Florian (Animals Play)

Join these animals as they leap, crawl, race, and sing in this playful board book by award-winning author Douglas Florian. Leap, frog, leap! Creep, caterpillar, creep! In this playful, rhyming story by award-winning author Douglas Florian, join these animals as they do what they do best! Watch a frog leap, a caterpillar creep, a rabbit race, a cheetah chase, a hen peck, a turtle trek, a sparrow sing, a monkey swing, a crab crawl, a crow call, a gull soar, a bear explore, a spider spin, a crocodile grin, and a chick peep! At the end, a child sleeps with all the animals surrounding him.




If You Hopped Like A Frog by David M. Schwartz

If You Hopped Like A Frog by David M. Schwartz

By presenting the strengths and talents of diverse animals in relation to their size, this book shows the incredible abilities human beings would have if they possessed comparable strengths and skills, in a story that introduces ratio and proportion.




Frogs by Nic Bishop

Frogs by Nic Bishop (Scholastic Reader)

Join photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at frogs. Now even the youngest readers can join Sibert Medal-winning photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at the world’s most amazing animals. In this book, adapted from his award-winning hardcover, Nic introduces fun facts about frogs and their bodies, habits, and life cycle.


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The Wide-Mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner

The Wide-Mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner

From the Okefenokee Swamp comes a frog with a wide mouth that he just loves to use. He’s particularly interested in the eating habits of other creatures found in the great outdoors–that is, of course, until he comes upon a big green one with lots of teeth who finds wide-mouthed frogs simply delicious.




Little Frog's Tadpole Trouble by Tatyana Feeney

Little Frog’s Tadpole Trouble by Tatyana Feeney

Little Frog lives with his mommy and daddy. It’s just the three of them, and Little Frog likes it that way. But one day, his parents tell him he is going to be a big brother—to NINE tadpoles! Little Frog is not impressed with his baby siblings. They can’t jump. They can’t play drums. They can’t do anything! All they do is keep Mommy and Daddy busy—too busy for Little Frog. But with a little time, big brother realizes that tadpoles grow into little frogs, just like him. And having nine new playmates makes his family better than ever.




Tale of a Tadpole by Karen Wallace

Tale of a Tadpole by Karen Wallace (DK Readers)

Starting out as an egg on a lily pad, follow the life of a newborn tadpole as he hides from the dangers of the pond including hungry goldfish and beetles, as he grows up into a frog.




Frog on a Log? by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Frog on a Log? by Kes Gray and Jim Field

A read-aloud story that will have kids rhyming around the house! “It’s very simple, really. Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools, gophers sit on sofas, and frogs sit on logs.” Each animal’s designated seat rhymes with that animal’s name. “It’s not about being comfortable,” explains the cat. “It’s about doing the right thing.” The frog does not want to sit on a log. Doing his best to find an alternative place to sit, the frog asks the cat a litany of questions. For every answer the cat has, the frog has another question–until the frog finds out what dogs sit on! Peppered with catchy rhymes, FROG ON A LOG? shows young readers that every animal has a special place to sit.




Green Wilma, Frog in Space by Tedd Arnold

Green Wilma, Frog in Space by Tedd Arnold

Green Wilma is so determined to catch a tasty fly that she doesn?t notice a family of galactic visitors to her pond. In a case of mistaken identity, the alien parents beam Wilma on board their spaceship while leaving their child, Blooger, behind. Poor Blooger, stuck on the bewildering planet Earth. Poor Wilma, hungry and confused (though also having the ride of her life!). Will the two be able to switch back in time for supper?




I'm a Frog! by Mo Willems

I’m a Frog! by Mo Willems (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In I’m a Frog! Piggie has some ribbit ing news! Can Gerald make the leap required to accept Piggie’s new identity?




It's Mine! by Leo Lionni

It’s Mine! by Leo Lionni

Four time Caldecott Honor winner Leo Lionni’s beloved tale about three young frogs learning to work together. Three selfish frogs live together on an island in the middle of Rainbow Pond. All day long they bicker: It’s mine! It’s mine! It’s mine! But a bad storm and a big brown toad help them realize that sharing is much more fun. With characteristic clarity, simplicity and exuberance, Leo Lionni makes it possible for kids to see themselves through the antics of others who share our world.




The Frog Book by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

The Frog Book by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

Explore the form, color, pattern, and unique nature of frogs in this brilliantly illustrated picture book. Long legs, sticky tongues, big round eyes, and other dazzling features—what’s not to love about frogs? With more than 5,000 different frog species on the planet, in every color of the rainbow and a vast number of vivid patterns, no creatures are more fascinating to learn about or look at.




Frogs! by Elizabeth Carney

Frogs! by Elizabeth Carney (National Geographic Readers)

WHAT WAS THAT? That’s the roaring burp of a bullfrog! SEE THAT? That’s the slick, shiny skin of colorful little rainforest frogs! Alive with froggy facts, this book has the coolest photos to bring kids deep into the swampy world of our amphibian amigos.




A Frog's Life by Dona Herweck Rice

A Frog’s Life by Dona Herweck Rice (Teacher Created Materials)

Take a trip to the pond and learn how a tadpole grows up to become a frog in this nonfiction book for early readers. Featuring vibrant photographs, illustrations and simple, informative text, readers are sure to be delighted!


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Fanatical About Frogs by Owen Davey

Fanatical About Frogs by Owen Davey (About Animals)

Cool illustrations and fun facts give you all a kid could want to know, and more about frogs! Did you know that there are over 4,000 known species of frog? Some are bigger than your dinner plate, while others are small enough to sit on your fingernail, and in between is about every color and size you can imagine! Leap into this fascinating illustrated guide to the most diverse amphibians in the world, from the lumbering common toad to the beautiful but deadly poison dart frog.




The Icky Sticky Frog by Salina Yoon

The Icky Sticky Frog by Salina Yoon

A hilarious read-aloud story with bright, humorous illustrations includes a cover featuring a funny frog with googly eyes and a long, sticky, rubbery tongue.




Fabulous Frogs by Martin Jenkins

Fabulous Frogs by Martin Jenkins (Read and Wonder)

There are so many kinds of frogs in the world — more than 5,000! — and all of them are fabulous. Huge frogs, tiny frogs, hairy frogs, and flying frogs hop through the pages of this colorful nonfiction book. Discover the Goliath frog, biggest in the world, and the Darwin’s frog, which has a pointy nose and holds its tadpoles in its mouth until they are big enough to care for themselves. Learn why some frogs are brightly colored, and which one can bury itself in the desert until rain comes. Curious minds will jump at the chance to explore all kinds of frogs, from the most exotic to the greenish-brown specimens in their own backyards.




A Frog's Life by Irene Kelly

A Frog’s Life by Irene Kelly

A stunningly illustrated introduction to our planet’s many frog species! Frogs, frogs, and more frogs! This exciting survey of the world’s frog species will introduce children to varieties as diverse as the golden poison frog (the planet’s most toxic animal), the Amau frog (so tiny it’s no bigger than a housefly), and the Chinese gliding frog (which can “fly” up to 17 feet)! Their different hunting techniques, preferred foods, body types, and methods of defense are covered, as are the universal basics of the frog life cycle. Colorful, scientifically accurate illustration is paired with a distinguished nonfiction writer’s plain, energetic text in this excellent introduction to the diversity and fundamentals of frogs.




Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing by Geoff Waring

Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing by Geoff Waring (Start with Science)

From butterflies to ducks, plants to kittens like him, Oscar finds out how living things begin, why they eat, and how they grow. Oscar is a curious kitten, and at the pond he is full of questions about growing things. Luckily, Frog can help with the answers — after all, he’s gone through some impressive changes himself! Includes lesson summaries!




By Mouse and Frog by Deborah Freedman

By Mouse and Frog by Deborah Freedman

A spritely read-aloud about the challenges—and joys—of collaboration. Fastidious Mouse has one idea about how to tell a story. Free-spirited Frog has another. What happens when Frog crashes into Mouse’s story with some wild ideas? Chaos!…followed by the discovery that working together means being willing to compromise—and that listening to one another can lead to the most beautiful stories of all.




Frog and Fly by Jeff Mack

Frog and Fly by Jeff Mack

Six slurpy stories, two comical combatants, and one laugh-out-loud picture book Frog and Fly are constant companions. There is only one problem . . . Frog thinks Fly is delicious! This leads to a never-ending battle of wits with laugh-out- loud consequences. Told in six short comic stripstyle chapters, Frog and Fly will delight kids and leave them begging for yet another slurpy story.




Prince of a Frog by Jackie Urbanovic

Prince of a Frog by Jackie Urbanovic

Hopper is a frog…a wild frog…a hopelessly hoppy, rambunctious frog that doesn’t fit in at the pond. But he can’t figure out why. Until one day when a wise turtle suggests that maybe he’s not really a frog at all. Maybe he’s a prince. So starts Hopper’s adventure to find his princess and unlock his true royal self. Will our hero find a princess? And if he does, will his transformation be everything he had hoped for? A hilarious story about finding your true friends and your true self, PRINCE OF A FROG is a triumphant and special read-aloud that brings a new meaning to the term: Happy (Hoppy) Endings!




The Croaky Pokey! by Ethan Long

The Croaky Pokey! by Ethan Long

Put your right hand in, Put your right hand out, Put your right hand in, And wave it all about, Hop the Croakey Pokey As flies buzz all around, Right in the froggy’s mouth! Don’t miss the froggy fun in this hopping and bopping version of a favorite traditional song and game.




Hoppity Frog by Emma Parrish

Hoppity Frog by Emma Parrish (A Slide-and-Seek Book)

Kids will love Hoppity Frog–a springtime treat with interactive sliders on each page! Where is Hoppity Frog? Is he playing in the reeds? No, that’s Downy Duckling. Is he paddling through the pond? No, that’s Silky Swan! Children will love pushing out the sturdy sliders on each page of this board book until they find Hoppity Frog!


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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog! by Lucille Colandro and Jared Lee

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog! by Lucille Colandro and Jared Lee

Spring is in the air, and everyone’s favorite old lady is ready to celebrate! That zany old lady is back–and with a serious case of spring fever! This time she’s swallowing items to make the most of the season…with a beautiful garden! With rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version of the classic song will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page–a wacky story for the first day of spring!




A Frog Thing by Eric Drachman

A Frog Thing by Eric Drachman

Frank wasn’t satisfied doing ordinary frog things. He wanted to fly, but he was a frog and frogs can’t fly. Follow along as Frank jumps and runs and leaps and dives until he finally finds his place in the pond.




Freddy the Frogcaster by Janice Dean

Freddy the Frogcaster by Janice Dean

Freddy the Frogcaster loves learning about the weather, and he’s known for having the best predictions in town. But what happens when the town picnic is almost ruined by a storm that catches the local frogcaster by surprise? Freddy has to step in to save the day! Well-known Fox News broadcast meteorologist Janice Dean pens this exciting and hilarious tale about an aspiring weathercaster who can’t keep his eyes off the sky.


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Did You Find the Perfect Frog Children’s Book?

I hope this list of frog books for kids has helped you to plan out the perfect frog theme unit! Did I miss any other good frog book ideas? Be sure to drop a comment below and let me know. If I think it fits nicely with the list, I’ll be sure to add it. 🙂

Also, if you’re doing a frog theme with your preschooler you’ll want some fun educational activities to pair with your selection of frog children’s books. So be sure to check out my other frog themed activities and ideas here.

Have fun learning about frogs with your child!

Human Body Preschool Activities

Human Body Preschool Activities

Putting together a human body theme for preschoolers can be so much fun! With the help of these awesome human body preschool activities your child will be practicing vital preschool skills as you both have a blast learning about our amazing bodies alongside each other.

Human Body Preschool Activities

My Body Science Activities for Preschoolers

There are a lot of great science topics that are so much fun for preschoolers, but probably one of the most fun ones you could do is a human body theme for preschoolers. Learning about how our bodies work and how to take care of them is fascinating no matter what age you are.

As you plan out your human body unit be sure to also include some great books about the human body (both fiction and non-fiction) and plan out some fun crafts and activities that your child will have fun doing. Most of these activities are great for preschoolers, but I’ve also included many that older children will also love too.

 

Human Body Preschool Activities

So let’s get to the list of activities that will help your child to learn about the human body as they are playing and having fun. Here I’ve roundup up 48 activities about the human body for you to do with your child. Enjoy!

1. I gotta start with Squishy! If you haven’t heard of Squishy, you’re really missing out. This is a very detailed movable model of the parts of the human body. While it’s intended for older children, it’s a really fun and interesting learning tool even for younger children as long as they are supervised. SmartLab

2. Demonstrate how the heart pumps blood to the rest of the body in a super fun way with this heart pumping science experiment using a glass jar, red balloon, straws, and red colored water. Forgetful Momma

3. Match body parts, sort the five senses, do a brain maze, and more with these fun human body worksheets that will pair perfectly with any human body theme for preschoolers. Itsy Bitsy Fun

4. Teach your child about the human anatomy in a Montessori friendly way with these ideas for how to use these incredible and detailed human organ models including how to use models for the heart, brain, eyes, and more. Pinay Homeschooler

 

5. Practice letter formation with red and white glass gems that represent our red and white blood cells with these red and white blood cell letter formation cards. Pocket of Preschool

6. Explore how the human spine flexes and moves with this simple yet fascinating spinal cord from an egg carton craft. You probably have all of these materials on hand too. Simple Living Creative Learning

7. Paper dolls are always fun for kids. But these anatomy printable dress up dolls are a creative way to play with paper dolls that also gives kids the opportunity to learn about the human body. Adventure in a Box

8. Pick up some double sided tape and your kids will have a blast labeling the parts of their own body with this body parts labeling activity for preschoolers. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

 

9. Your child will be absolutely fascinated making a stethoscope and then being able to listen to their own heart with this fun DIY stethoscope activity. Fantastic Fun and Learning

10. Practice the skill of sorting with your preschooler as they learn about what each of their senses with this printable five senses sorting activity. The STEM Laboratory

11. Teach your preschooler about their body parts as they play with play dough with this fun head, shoulders, knees, and toes play dough mat game. Powerful Mothering

12. Learn about how the human lungs inflate and deflate as you breathe with this easy and fun kid friendly paper bag lungs science experiment. Even the youngest child will love this one! A Mom’s Take

 

13. Pick yourself up a cheap light box and you can put together this incredible x-ray light table letter writing tray. You can find black sand here or use black sprinkles for some extra tasty fun. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

14. This magnetic wooden human body dress up style doll is lots of fun for kids while giving you the opportunity to teach your preschooler about the systems of the human body. Melissa & Doug

15. Teach your preschooler about the parts of the human body with these self-correcting human body matching game puzzles. It comes in a couple different levels of difficulty and will be lots of fun for them. Kiddy Charts

16. Help your little one to better understand why we have bones with this educational and fun why do we have bones activity with play dough and straws. Keeping My Kiddos Busy

 

17. Give your child a hands-on look at exactly how our muscles work with this how muscles work science demonstration. They will be absolutely fascinated by this one. Sylvan Learning

18. Here is another great use for that light box from earlier. You can get real life human x-rays for your child to explore. Put them on top of the light box for an even more authentic experience. Roylco

19. Teach your child about the parts of the blood while they enjoy a wonderful sensory experience with this blood part sorting activity. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

20. This easy to put together health sensory bin will be really fun for your preschooler to enjoy. Keep it out all week long as you work through your human body theme so they can come back to it anytime. Pocket of Preschool

 

21. Pretend that a baby doll has a broken arm or leg and then play doctor by putting a cast on the doll with this cool plaster cloth wrap! You might want to pick up a cheap baby doll from the thrift store or a garage sale for this one so you don’t ruin a favorite. Simple Living Creative Learning

22. Have fun learning about the human skeleton while putting together this adorable my skeleton craft using q-tips and a picture of your child to personalize it. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

23. Help your child practice the skill of matching while getting a more hands-on look at the human organs by picking up the Safari Human Organs TOOB and these printable Human Organs TOOB matching cards to match them with. Iowa Homeschool Mom

24. Explore the handiest part of our bodies with The Hand Book. This is a fun hands-on book that includes a life-size 22 piece skeleton hand that you can put together with your child. Klutz

 

25. Break out the playdoh and get creative with this invitation to play X-ray play dough tray. So much fun and so many great possibilities with this one. Pocket of Preschool

26. Pick up this really cool foam skeleton floor puzzle and after you put it together with your preschooler have them label the parts of the skeleton with these handy parts of a skeleton nomenclature cards. Learning Resources // The Helpful Garden

27. Teach your child about our lungs and how they work with this really neat fake lung science demonstration. Science Sparks

28. Explore the various human body systems with these really cute and detailed human body systems printables that allow your child to build up and layer each of the systems for more visual learners. 123 Kids Fun

 

29. Count bones, explore red blood cells, make x-writing writings, graph healthy food, and more with this human body printable preschool pack with 25 different fun human body preschool activiites. Busy Hands and Minds

30. During the month of October you might be able to find some Cheetos Bag of Bones and if you do, then you’ll definitely want to try out these adorable bag of bones free printable activities that will make food fun and educational. Sharing Kindergarten

31. Teach your child about how the muscular system works with this visual and fun muscular system craft that they can help you put together. Living Life and Learning

32. This adorable and fun human anatomy matching game will help your preschooler learn about their body parts while also teaching them about the wonderful Creator who made them. Arrows and Applesauce

 

33. Help your child do this easy science experiment that will demonstrate how the stomach digests food. It’s easy to put together and is one of the many activities you can find in the Human Body Activity Book for Kids. Gift of Curiosity

34. Story stones can be really cool to use in your teaching. There are a lot of great ways to use them and these beautiful human anatomy story stones are sure to bring your child’s imagination to life. Magic Stones Art Shop

35. Roll and build a potato head as you learn about body parts, match shape band aids to boo-boos, learn brainy letters, and more with these human body theme my body preschool activities that will help teach letters, numbers, shapes, and more. Sandbox Academy

36. These awesome human body play dough mats will be really fun for kids of all ages. Younger children will make more simple models of the human body systems while older children can get more detailed. 123 Homeschool 4 Me

 

37. Explore the brain as you play with these 5 fun ways to play brain surgeon messy play ideas including playing with slime, ice, play dough and more. Left Brain Craft Brain

38. These awesome life size printable human organs are so cool and educational. Draw an outline of your child’s body and place them in the right places so they can see how things look inside their bodies. Adventure in a Box

39. This adorable human body felt board set is a great way tool for teaching about the human body, organs, and skeleton. There are a lot of great ways that you can use this felt set. Mama Frog Stories

40. Improve literacy and have fun while playing this body parts bingo game. Make it even more fun by using these fun little teeth shaped mini erasers for bingo chips. Marcelle’s KG Zone

 

41. Break out your Safari TOOB Human Organs again, but this time make it a game with this human organs find and match game using red water beads and the free printable provided. Simply Learning Kids

42. These beautiful human body worksheets are great for building vocabulary and writing skills. They include cards, tracing pages, writing pages, and more. Simple Everyday Mom

43. Show your child what’s inside a drop of blood with this awesomely visual what’s inside a drop of blood science experiment using pantry items from your kitchen. Creekside Learning

44. Give your child a look inside their bodies with this really cool life size printable skeleton. Draw an outline of your child’s body on black paper and have them help you build their skeleton on top. Adventure in a Box

 

45. Have fun playing play dough with your preschooler while you teach them about the brain with this fun make a model brain with play dough activity. Science Sparks

46. Round out your human body theme with some of these fun and educational human body organ printables. Tot Schooling

47. Allow your child to have some sensory play while they learn about our blood with this what is blood made of sensory bin activity. I Can Teach My Child

48. Pick up a copy of Bones by Steve Jenkins and read along as you make your own skeleton hands with this simple DIY skeleton hand fine motor activity and read along. Powerful Mothering

 

Create an Awesome Human Body Theme for Preschoolers and Young Kids!

If you’re working on creating a human body theme for preschoolers or another young elementary child then be sure to also grab some of my recommended human body books for kids, then round up your favorites from these human body preschool activities. And you’ll have put together an amazing human body theme unit for your child! Have fun! And be sure to share any other great ideas that you have for this theme in the comments below.