We did a study on amphibians as a
We chose the frog and did a "detailed" study on
Body parts, how do they compare to the human?
a frog be found?
What type of environment surrounds a frog? And a lot
Unit studies can cover all subjects for schooling.
math if you want!!
Incorporate as much as you can into your unit study.
Instead of studying each subject separately, try to do more
subject at one time.
For example, as the children found more info about the
they did some copy work and that counted towards
can be done by dictating sentences from the material read.
To make it fun and challenging, the children can play
some games and do some specific activities.
They could do a collage for
A word search/puzzle using words from
For devotion, the children
could do a search on the word frog.
How many times is it listed in the
Use your reference Bible and
copy some verses that deal
with frogs (English.)
I can think of the plagues the Lord sent on the Egyptians!
Use a globe to locate areas (geography.)
Do write up on these locations (English.)
Talk about ponds, rivers, lakes... (science.) Use living books
to excite the children's interest and use open-ended
questions and discussions.
Compare situations with situations your
children are familiar with.
For gym, how about
exercising like a frog? Smile!
Jump, hop, move about...
relating to frogs. Do you know any "Frog" lyrics?
Dance to them! Hee hee
Fun and games... Do you have "Frogger" the CD-ROM
Does not sound very educational, huh?
No it doesn't but who said you
couldn't have fun while learning?
Considering God's Creation:
creative biblical approach to natural science.
DK Tale of a Tadpole.
We also added some other books we have in our library.
Such as some short stories, poems, fables...
DK Nature 2.0 because we did a study on frogs and
This is a CD-ROM.
DK Geography of the World to locate areas and compare
DK Science of the World more research on frogs and
DK Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia covers all
Atlas & dictionaries.
worksheets for the frog unit.
frog dissection...No mess...
Amphibian Conservation Alliance
TDEC TN 's Frogs & Toads
Frog unit at
Dissection in details.
to make my own word searches/puzzles.
Toads of Texas.
calls page. Can you hear them?
Make frog booklet out of construction paper.
Read several books about frogs for the children.
Have the children tell you some facts about frogs.
Write them down for them.
Let them decorate their "Frog Fact Book"!
Unit written by
Lara March 2000 using the
Internet and other personal resources.
True Light Academy.
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