Wednesday, April 7, 2010

It's Not Easy Being Green: Frog Tales From Around the World

Frog Prince
by Walter Crane (1845 - 1915)

April is National Frog Month so get let’s get hopping with these tales from around the globe!

- Sixteen fables and parables about frogs.

The Armadillo's Song – Bolivia

Brer Fox Catches Old Man Tarrypin – USA

Frog Kings – Fourteen folktales from around the world.

Why the Stork Eats Frogs And The Wolf Hunts Sheep - Ukrainian Folktale

How Frog Went to Heaven A Tale of Angola – retold by Aaron Shepard – A virtual pond filled with Folktales, Folklore, Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths, History, and more.

The Two Frogs – Japan


Additional facts and information to complement your program of frog tales or use in the classroom.

A Frog’s Life – Lots of information to share with your audiences from the American Museum of Natural History.

Suite – Information on the mythology and folklore associated with frogs.

Tiddalik the Frog Folktale Reading Lesson Plan - Teach How to Compare and Contrast Setting, Character, Plot.

CRAFTS - Frog Activities for children.

- Clay Pot Frog

Frog Coloring Page

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