Little speckled paper roll frog craft

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How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids

Make little speckled frogs with this easy paper roll frog craft. We love their long curly tongues – outstretched and ready to catch some flies.
 
They start life as a humble toilet roll. With a lick of paint and some extra features, they’re transformed into little frogs.

Summary:

Time: 10 minutes
Ages: Little kids to big kids
Difficulty: Easy peasy

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How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids
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You will need:

  • Toilet rolls
  • Scissors
  • Green and yellow paints – acrylics work best
  • Paint brush
  • Green and red felt
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue

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toilet roll frogs
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Step 1: Fold the ends of your tube

Fold the top of one side of your tube into the centre. Then do the same at the bottom.

You end up with a nice curved edge with two sticking up corners.

 

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How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids
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Step 2: Cut curved edges at one end

At one end of your tube cut along the curved lines.

This will be your frog’s big wide mouth.

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How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids
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Step 3: Paint your frog

Paint your tube with green paint, both inside and out. Acrylic paint covers the cardboard in a thick coat.

Once the green paint is dry paint on some yellow spots.

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Step 4: Cut out the legs and a curly whirly tongue

Take the green felt and cut out four legs with webbed feet.

Then cut a spiral from red felt to make your frog’s long tongue.

If you don’t have felt then you can also use card instead.

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How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids
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Step 5: Glue on the legs

Stick your frog’s legs to the underside of your tube – 2 at the front and 2 at the back.

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How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids
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Step 6: Add the eyes and the tongue

To finish off your little speckled frog glue on 2 google eyes.

Stick the tongue inside your frog’s mouth. Unwind the felt spiral tongue so that it is long enough for your frog to catch some yummy flies for lunch.

Why not make a whole family of speckled frogs with this easy paper roll frog craft

How to make speckled paper roll frogs with this fun frog craft for kids