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Frog Headband Craft

Celebrate Leap Day this February 29th by turning your child into our favorite leaping amphibian, the frog. It's the perfect Leap Day craft for your kids. Download and print this a free frog headband PDF template from our Frog Play on Leap Year Day blog post.

Or follow the instructions below:

Kids in frog headbands

Gather Supplies:

  • Two 8.5"x11" pieces of green construction paper
  • One piece of white paper 
  • One piece of black construction paper (or black markers)
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Stapler, tape and/or glue

Template of headband strips for animal headbands

Make Headband Strips:

  1. Fold a piece of green construction paper in half and then in half again to make three long creases. 
  2. Unfold paper and cut four long strips along the fold lines. Each child will need two to three strips.

Frog animal paper DIY headband head
Make Frog Heads:

  1. Fold a piece of green construction paper in half to make one short crease. 
  2. Cut out a semi circle to make two frog heads.

DIY frog animal headband eyes template

Make Frog Eyes:

  1. Fold a piece of green construction paper in half to make one short crease. 
  2. Cut out two circles to make four frog heads.

Free template DIY frog animal headband eyeballs

Make Frog Eyeballs and Pupils

  1. Fold white and black paper in half.
  2. Cut out two circles from the white paper for the frogs' eyeballs. 
  3. Cut out two circles from the black paper for the frogs' pupils. Or draw pupils on with black marker.
  4. Attach pupils to eyeballs and eyeballs to eyes with glue or tape.
DIY free template frog animal headband for Leap Day craft

    Complete Frog Headbands

    1. Staple or tape the frog face to the middle of a headband strip.
    2. Staple or tape a second strip to the end of the first strip.
    3. Staple or tape or glue eyes to frog heads.
    4. Measure the headband on each child’s head, and tape or staple into a circle.
    5. Wear and leap everywhere like a hoppy frog. 
      Want to make your little frog laugh? Check out our free printable Frog and Leap Day jokes. 
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