Amphibians can be identified by their physical appearance as adults, tadpoles/larvae and even as eggs. Using bubble wrap you can create a representation of your local amphibian eggs.
Materials: Bubble Wrap, Permanent Black Marker, Scissors.
Instructions: Cut bubble wrap to represent the type of frog and toad eggs you would like to showcase. The following four examples are used as part of a frog pond science introductory lesson.
Vocabulary: Amphibian, Eggs, Larvae, Tadpole, Polywog, Metamorphosis,Embryos
References: USGS: A Field Guide to Amphibian Larvae and Eggs & Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools.
For more Amphibian Activities & Lessons check out my book:
Hop Into Action, The Amphibian Curriculum for Grades K-4 published by the National Science Teachers Association Press.
David Alexander is author of the Buzz Into Action & Hop Into Action Science Curricula. He specializes in making nature accessible to people and wildlife. You can follow him at www.natureintoaction.com