Frogs are carnivores and love to eat flies, spiders, beetles and snails. They use long tongues with sticky saliva to catch their prey. This craft is a fun way to make your own fly-eating frog from a toilet roll tube. Pull the string to make the frog gobble up its prey!
What you will need:
- A toilet roll tube
- Paints (or felt tip pens)
- A black pen
How to make your frog:
- Cut your toilet roll tube in half.
- Paint or colour one half of the toilet roll tube with a suitable froggy design.
- Place a 30cm length of string through the tube.
- Tape down either side of the string at the tail end of the frog (the string should still be able to move back and forth through the tube).
- Draw a fly on paper and cut it out.
- Use tape and stick over both sides of the fly to make it more durable. Cut away any excess tape.
- Make a small hole using a hole punch or scissors (you may need to ask an adult for help with this bit) in the fly and thread onto the string. Secure with a knot.
- Pull the string for the fly to be eaten by your frog.
- Why not add legs to your frog or other yummy treats for it to eat.
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