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.

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!

Ant Activities for Preschoolers

Ant Activities for Preschoolers

Doing an ant theme unit for homeschool? Then I’ve got all the ant theme preschool activities you need to make your ant theme fun and enjoyable for your child. These ant activities for preschoolers and young children are sure to be a big hit as you learn about ants.

Ant Activities for Preschoolers

Ant Theme Preschool Activities

My five year old has recently been very vocal about making requests for our next weekly homeschool units. And it’s been fun because he’s choosing some great topics. First he asked about doing a cat theme week so I rounded up a bunch of cat themed books and put together a lot of great cat activities to enjoy while learning.

Now he’s requested an ant theme unit because now that summer is approaching we’ve started seeing some ants around our house and he’s curious about them. While I dislike having ants in the house, I do love this kind of learning! This is what homeschool is about to me, embracing my child’s interests in order to seize those opportunities for learning and growth. It’s so much fun.

So here are all of the awesome ant activities for preschoolers that I came across as I was doing my own homeschool planning. I hope you enjoy doing a few of these for your own ant unit as well.


Ant Activities for Preschoolers

Now for the ant theme preschool activities! Fire up your printer and get your laminator ready because I’ve rounded up some really adorable and fun ant activities that your family is going to love and learn so much from. Enjoy!

1. Let’s start with some scissor practice. This simple trail of ants scissor practice activity will be so much fun for your preschooler while they practice a valuable fine motor skill. Little Family Fun

2. Give your preschooler the opportunity to practice their letter recognition with this adorable ant farm letter matching activity. It’s a great way to learn letters while staying on theme. Turner Tots

3. Roll up your sleeves and give your child the chance to build their own ant hill for plastic ants with this simple and fun ant sensory bin that uses kinetic sand. Kinetic sand is perfect for this kind of activity because it will form a really neat ant hill that will hold its shape. 3 Dinosaurs

4. Have a board game night with this fun STEM building game, Engineering Ants. It’s a cooperative game to help teach team work and working together in a way that ants do too. Peaceable Kingdom

5. Learn about the ant life cycle with these free ant life cycle printables. Pick up some ant life cycle figurines (we have these ones) to use with this and it will really kick these printables up a notch. 1Plus1Plus1Equals1

6. Get messy while having your preschooler exercise those fine motor skills with this simple and fun counting ants fine motor sensory activity. Easy setup and loads of fun. Stir the Wonder

7. While making ants on a log for snack time is an old past time, this fun little step-by-step ants on a log snack instructional page can help your preschooler learn how to participate in helping to make their own ant snack.

8. You and your preschooler will have loads of fun putting together this ants at a picnic craft. Even your older kids will enjoy putting this one together with you. Just be sure to pick up a couple of food magazines that they can browse through for good picnic food. I Heart Crafty Things

9. Put together several of these adorable and easy ant puppets and then have an ant puppet show with your preschooler. Toddler Approved

10. Review your preschooler’s colors with them as they have a ball with these oh-so-cute and colorful dot marker ant pages. And don’t forget, there are so many ways you can use dot pages if you don’t have dot markers on hand. Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten

11. If you have a preschooler whose already doing simple adding and subtracting or have a kindergartner who wants to participate, this fun ants on a log tray activity will be a lot of fun for them while teaching them about simple math. No Time for Flashcards

12. Print out these adorable ant placements and laminate them to use for your preschooler’s placement for snacks and lunch during your ant theme preschool week. These also come with some other fun games you can use the placements to play too. Monae’s Speech House

13. Help these little ants find the food in the ant farm with these clever and cute ant farm mazes. Great for pre-writing practice and building logic and reasoning skills. Tot Schooling

14. Get crafty with this easy and fun egg carton ant craft. Your preschooler will love seeing their very own ant come to life as they put this one together. Ducks n a Row

15. Let your preschooler get up close and personal with how hard ants work to collect food. You’ll want to take this simple yet incredible A is for ant science experiment outside. But all you need is some honey and a spot in your yard with willing and able ants. To Be A Kid Again

16. Make learning the parts of an ant fun and practice some number recognition with this great printable body parts of an ant game. Squizzel Box

17. Take your preschooler on a pretend picnic as these cute little ants help them to learn their letters with this adorable alphabet ants letter formation activity. Life Over C’s

18. Help your preschooler practice their scissors skills as they help these sweet little ants get back to their ant hill with this free ants go walking cutting practice activity. KidSparkz

19. This cute a is for ant craft has all the things preschoolers love: googly eyes, painting, and even crumpled up tissue paper. They’ll be in craft heaven as they put together their own little ants. Create With Carol

20. Pull out a kid favorite and let your child’s imagination run free with this clever play dough invitation with ants. Stir The Wonder

21. If you love to do Montessori inspired trays then you’ll really love this roundup of Montessori inspired ant activities and printables that you can put together for your ant theme preschool shelf. Living Montessori Now

22. Re-enforce how the letter A looks with this cute and fun letter A is for ant letter formation craft. Supply Me

23. Pick yourself up some plastic ants and play this fun and simple ant-inspired basic subtraction math activity with your preschooler or kindergartner. Pre-Kinders

24. Practice simple patterning needed for kindergarten with these fun ant pattern strips. They include 84 different ant pattern strips to practice all kinds of patterns like AB, AAB, ABB, ABC, ABCD, AABB and ABAC. Frogs and Fairies

25. Print out this simple four piece ant puzzle from this set of free insect puzzles that match alongside the Safari Insects TOOB. Pinay Homeschooler Shop

26. This ant printable worksheets pack would be a great compliment to your ant theme preschool week. With 60 ant activities focused on essential preschool skills you’re sure to find something your preschooler will love. Gift of Curiosity

27. If your preschooler is already playing with LEGOS (my five year old is obsessed with them right now! lol) then they will love this LEGO ant life cycle activity idea. And if they aren’t ready for LEGOS then you might be able to replicate this with Duplos too. Stir the Wonder

28. Throw a little math into your ant unit and give your preschooler some counting practice with this cute and simple counting ants printable activity. Mrs. Jones Creation Station

29. This ant farm fine motor activity is really easy to put together and you probably already have all the supplies on hand. Plus it’s a great exercise for those little pincher grasps. The Inspired Treehouse

30. Put together an enticing ant science table for your preschooler to learn and explore everything there is to know about ants. Pocket of Preschool

31. This page has all sorts of great A is for ant activities that you can print out including ant themed printables to help re-enforce essential skills like size sorting, shape matching, and more. Confessions of a Homeschooler 

32. This funny ants in your pants craft is adorable to make and will have your preschooler laughing the whole time as they add ants to the pants with their little fingers. The Blooming Mind

33. Entertain and amuse your little preschooler with this adorable walking ant craft. Includes a template to make it easy to make. They’ll love watching this little guy bounce around. Kid’s Craft Room

34. Help your little one to practice their pre-writing skills as they help these little ants find food with these free ant mazes ranging in skill level depending on the age and level of your child. Gift of Curiosity

35. Give some ants a taste of some sweet colored sugar water and let your preschooler watch in fascination as their abdomens turn colors with this amazing colorful ant science experiment. Life With Moore Babies

36. Practice some basic preschool math as you and your preschooler have fun with this clever ant hill counting game. The first one to the end wins. Ducks N A Row

37. Your preschooler will absolutely love painting, gluing, and using pipe cleaners to make their own adorable ant out of a spoon with this spoon ant craft. 123Homeschool4Me

38. To round out your ant theme preschool unit here are some ant theme activities and printables great for preschoolers and kindergartners. KidSparkz 

39. Teach your toddler about counting while playing this fun little counting ants printable game. They’ll love counting all the ants eating your pretend food at your pretend picnic. Glued to My Crafts Blog

40. No ant theme preschool activities list would be complete without an ant farm! And while there are a lot of great ones on the market, here is a great DIY ant farm option you could try on the cheap too. Rule This Roost


Know of any other good ant theme preschool activities?

Be sure to share any other ant activities for preschoolers, toddlers, and even older children. I’d love to hear what you and your children have enjoyed doing during your ant unit. Drop a comment below to share! 🙂

Picture Books About Ants for Preschoolers

Picture Books About Ants for Preschoolers

Today I have a nice collection of about 15 picture books about ants for kids. The list includes both fiction and non-fiction ant books for preschoolers and young elementary children. It’s a great variety of stories about ants for preschoolers to compliment your ant thematic unit.

Picture Books About Ants for Preschoolers

Stories About Ants for Preschoolers

If you’re teaching your preschooler about ants then you’ll definitely want to include some great pictures books about ants into your homeschool ant unit study plans. Books have the ability to teach children so much and they can be so much fun to enjoy as a family. So they are a must when it comes to unit studies.

Just be sure to include both fictional stories about ants as well as non-fiction books about ants. Even young children can be introduced to the joy of learning through non-fiction books and there is a great variety of non-fiction books geared towards all ages of children even as young as toddlers these days.

So let’s get to the list of picture books about ants for preschoolers and young elementary children. A lot of these even your toddler will enjoy reading with you too!

Fiction Picture Books About Ants

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Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg

The three-time Caldecott medalist tells the tale of two ants who decide to leave the safety of the others to venture into a danger-laden kitchen.



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One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor J Pinczes

One hundred hungry ants march off single file to sample a picnic, but when the going gets too slow, they divide into two rows of fifty, then four rows of twenty . . . until they take so long that the picnic is gone!



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It’s an Ant’s Life by Steve Parker

Presents all kinds of factual information about ants in the form of a scrapbook prepared by one ant.



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The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in Its Pants: A Book about Ants by Joanna Cole

Filming Keesha’s pet ant for a science project fair, the students in Ms. Frizzle’s class take a journey into the lives of ants during which they learn many fascinating facts about the ant community.



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Hey, Little Ant by Phillip and Hannah Hoose

What would you do if the ant you were about to step on looked up and started talking? Would you stop and listen? What if your friends saw you hesitate? That’s what happens in this funny, thought-provoking book. Originally a song by a father-daughter team, this conversation between two creatures, large and small, is bound to inspire important discussions. It might even answer that classic childhood question: To squish or not to squish?



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There’s an Ant in Anthony by Bernard Most

Can you find an ant in the name Anthony? A black ant? A red ant? A fire ant? How about a carpenter ant? Or is the ant in Anthony not an insect at all?



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I Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track by Joshua Prince

What an entertaining trip this is! Children will delight in the playful and musical language, endearing and uniquely styled illustrations, and wonderfully warm story that make this picture book so special. When switchman Jack, eating lunch by his shack, spies an ant walking along the railroad track, he immediately gets worried: it’s an eastbound ant on the westbound track, and that means a train could run SMACK into the little guy. He knows he has to do something to help… Youngsters will feel gratified and reassured by Jack’s affection for the tiny creature: after all, they—just like the ant—are very small in a big world. And they’ll really love the way the adorable little bug has the smarts to save itself!



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The Ants Go Marching by Dan Crisp (Classic Books With Holes)

One by one the ants march to get to shelter from the rain, in this illustrated version of the classic children’s song.



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The Ant and the Elephant by Bill Peet

The elephant is the kindest animal in the jungle, rescuing the giraffe, lion, and rhino, but who will return the favor when the elephant needs help?


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Non-Fiction Ant Books for Preschoolers

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Ant Cities by Arthur Dorros (Lets Read and Find Out Books)

Did you ever wonder where an ant goes when it disappears into an anthill? Underneath the hill, there are miles of tunnels and hundreds of rooms! With simple, easy-to-understand words and colorful illustrations, Arthur Dorros explains the life of a harvester ant for the early reader and even shows readers how to build their own ant farms!



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The Life and Times of the Ant by Charles Micucci

Not mighty in size, but mighty in resourcefulness and industry, the ant has crawled the earth since prehistoric times. It has dwelt in rainforest tree trunks and acorns of oak trees, beneath logs, and under sidewalks. It has protected forests by capturing insects, cleared weeds away from acacia trees, and by growing gardens has released important nutrients into the soil. Seed lifters, dirt diggers, social beings, ants have the most advanced brain of all insects! So watch where you step, especially on a warm day: a small but mighty ant may be underfoot.



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Thinking About Ants by Barbara Brenner

Asks the reader to imagine what it would be like to be an ant, describing what ants look like, what they eat, where and how they live, and more.



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National Geographic Readers: Ants by Melissa Stewart

Ants are everywhere. They creep, they crawl, they climb, and they fall. But they get up and they keep on working. Ants come in all different shapes, different sizes, and different colors. And they do a lot of different jobs. These hard-working little creatures thrive wherever they go, making whatever adaptations necessary in their ever-changing world.



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Are You an Ant? by Judy Allen (Backyard Books)

Backyard Books: Are You an Ant? by Judy Allen with illustrations by Tudor Humphries will give children who love to track ants an inside look at the everyday life of this fascinating insect, as they explore the similarities and differences to themselves.



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Anthill by Petra Bartikova

We see ants almost every day, but have you ever wondered what they do on a daily basis or what it would be like to live inside of an anthill? Now you can find out! This charming, one-of-a-kind board book features dozens of adorable illustrations, educational captions, vocabulary words, cut-out accents, and hidden chambers to be revealed, Anthill will delight kids while they learn all about busy ants and the amazing work they do!


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Enjoy These Picture Books About Ants

As you plan out your ant thematic unit I hope you and your children enjoy adding these ant books to your reading list. Also be sure to check out the other ant themed posts I have as you work on planning your ant homeschool unit. And have fun!

Farm Preschool Activities

Farm Preschool Activities

If you’re doing a farm preschool theme for your toddler or preschooler, then you’re in for some major fun! I have a huge roundup of over thirty-five of the best farm activities for preschoolers and toddlers here.

Farm Preschool Activities

Farm Preschool Theme

Doing a farm preschool theme is probably my absolute favorite preschool theme so far. We did a farm unit last year with a bunch of great farm activities for kids and cute farm crafts that my kids loved. Now we are doing another farm preschool theme week (well, actually two weeks this time since it’s so much fun).

Last year when we did our farm theme I went ahead and purchased a few farm theme printable packs that looked really amazing from Sandbox Academy (52 activities), Turner Tots (10 activities), and Planning Playtime (16 activities and 15 worksheets). To me, this was worth it because the activities in these three bundles were good quality and had really fun and unique activities. Plus, I’ll be quickly and easily coming back to a lot of these same activities this year. But there are certainly a lot of great free stuff too!

So I’ve rounded up some of my favorite farm activities for preschoolers. You’ll find some of the activities from the three packs above that we’ll be using this year as well as a lot of other great free ones I’ve found too.

Farm Activities for Kids

So let’s get to the fun ideas for activities you can do with your toddler and preschooler to help teach them about different aspects of a farm.

1. Teach your child where we get our eggs, steak, and milk from with this educational farm animal products sorting activity. Hint: the answer isn’t from the store. 😉 Treasures for Thematic Teaching

2. Help your toddler learn how to take care of the animals on the farm with this adorable and fun feed the farm animals fine motor activity. All you need are pipe cleaners and some empty containers. Mama of Littles

3. Get a little messy (then clean) with this farm animal washing station that helps to promote scrubbing and washing skills in your preschooler. Coffee Cups and Crayons 

4. Practice logic and reasoning skills with this awesome Smart Farmer game from SmartGames. It takes some thinking so this would be good for your older preschooler or kindergartner, but it’s a great game for exercising logic. SmartGames

5. Challenge your preschooler with this simple and yet helpful Can You Build a Barn? craft stick preschool STEM skill building activity. Sandbox Academy

6. Get out your copy of the Big Red Barn, your red mega bloks and Little People farm animals and have your toddler try out this easy and fun Big Red Barn storytime STEAM activity. Preschool STEAM

7. If your preschooler is beginning to learn how to read or you’re wanting an activity to challenge your kindergartner too, then this farm CVC words activity will be a lot of fun for them. A Dab of Glue Will Do

8. Give your preschooler some practice counting while working on fine motor skills with this fun Sheer the Sheep counting game. You can also try this with your toddler but they might just need a little help. Turner Tots

9. Practice patterning in a fun-filled farm animal kind of way with these adorable farm animal pattern cards. Use little people farm animals as the final match to make it a little more challenging and hands-on. Stay at Home Educator

10. Have your preschooler match adorable baby animal figures (like these TOOB ones) with their animal mommies with this farm baby animal matching activity. No Time for Flashcards

11. Work on your preschooler’s number recognition with these free vegetable counting clip cards with numbers 1-10. Also includes versions with the number words written out for more advanced preschoolers or kindergartners. Kindergarten Worksheets and Games

12. Introduce another fun way to recognize and match patterns with this fun collect the eggs math activity. Lots of options for this one with my favorite being to match the right colored eggs to the right places in the carton. Turner Tots

13. If you have a preschooler who loves horses then they will love this horse trot shape activity where they can try to make their horse trot the same shape on the card they pick. So cute! Turner Tots

14. Learn to count the “muddy” way with this adorable pigs in the mud counting activity. Choose a card with a number on it and add that many pigs to your mud pile (playdoh or play mud). Planning Playtime

15. Get your preschooler’s wiggles out with this adorable down on the farm gross motor movement game. Roll like a pig in mud, gallop like a horse, and more. Modern Preschool

16. Practice valuable pre-writing skills while helping these adorable farm animals get back to the barn with these free farm tracing mats. Complete with all different styles of lines to trace and even a simple maze. Fluffy Tots

17. Practice beginning sounds farm style with this simple classic farm beginning sound match with magnetic letters activity. Great for re-enforcing letter sounds while staying on theme. Sandbox Academy

18. Let your toddler’s imagination roam with these fun free farm animal masks printables. Dress up like your favorite farm animals and act out life on the farm. Life Over C’s

19. Teach number recognition, counting, and responsibility as your toddler helps with this adorable and fun feed the farm animals sensory bin. Turner Tots

20. These adorable farm animal shape matching faces are just too cute. Perfect for teaching shapes and even colors while staying within your farm preschool theme. Three Busy Boys

21. Have your little farmer grow crops of letters with this too cute Planting the ABC’s vegetable garden activity. They’ll learn letter recognition, practice some fine motor skills, and have lots of fun. Turner Tots

22. If your preschooler is starting to learn reading readiness skills or you have a kindergartner you want to join in on the farm fun, why not try this free farm hayride syllable sorting activity. The Kindergarten Connection

23. Hone those mad fine motor skills with these cute farm animal lacing cards. You can use old shoelaces for this or you can pick up some lacing laces which are pretty much the perfect size. Sandbox Academy

24. Sneakily teach your toddler how to scrub and clean with this fun veggie scrubbing sensory water table. Not only will your toy vegetables be cleaner than ever, but they’ll be doing the dishes in no time. 😉 PreKinders

25. Teach your child about the differences and similarities between baby animals and adult animals with this farm animals mother and baby matching game. I love that you can match the pictures as well as the words. Little Bird Resources

26. Help your preschooler learn to recognize and spell their name with this fun Spell My Name with Farm Animals activity. Lots of ways you can do this activity depending on your preschooler’s level. Inspirational Laboratories

27. Practice letter recognition while covering a pig with pom pom “mud” with this cute Mud on the Pig letter recognition activity. Sandbox Academy

28. Have fun while building vocabulary with this adorable Barnyard Bingo game. Make it even more interesting by using some farm animal shaped erasers for bingo chips (like these). Practical Whimsy Co.

29. Create a super fun farm sensory table complete with a vegetable garden, pig stye, cow and horse pastures, farmhouse, and more by combining the two sensory bins from an Ikea Flistat table and a Little People farmhouse. It’s sure to please even the pickiest toddler. Learning for Littles

30. Put on a show to the tune of everyone’s favorite farm animal sing along with this adorable Old MacDonald Had a Farm finger puppet theater activity. Planning Playtime

31. Practice counting anywhere from 0-20 or use these adorable numbered farm animals for number matching and number recognition with your toddler. KidSparkz

32. If your preschooler is learning to read then have fun with practicing while playing these free farm CVC reading word games. Tot Schooling

33. Give your preschooler some essential scissor practice with these cute free farm cutting practice sheets. Lots of different options and skill levels in this pack. 123Homeschool4Me

34. Let your younger toddler explore this adorable and squishy DIY farm sensory discovery bag while also buiding vocabulary as you talk about the names of the different animals. Happy Toddler Playtime

35. Enjoy a sticky sensory experience in your farm preschool unit while talking about sheep on the farm with this cute sticky sheep pom pom activity. No Time for Flashcards

36. No farm activities for preschoolers list would be complete without an farm activity to practice milking a fake cow. So much fun and so much milky messiness. Mrs. Plemon’s Kindergarten

Have any other farm activities for preschoolers or toddlers?

I’d love to hear about any other farm activities for kids that you and your family love to do! Leave a comment below and let me know what kinds of activities that you like to use in your farm preschool theme unit.