Let’s make a super cute paper cup frog!

This super cute frog craft is so much fun, you’ll be hopping with joy. We’ve got lots of other fun frog crafts for the kids to make that are listed below too.

paper cup frog craft for kids using a green paper cup and green construction paper with googly eyes
Make our super cute paper frog craft with the kids.

Kids are going to love making our easy and fun frog craft. They make a great addition to an amphibians study unit. They are also a fun craft to make after visiting a nature center or pond with the kids.

How do you make a frog out of paper cups?

You probably have everything you need at home to make this fun craft. If you don’t have a green paper cup, paint a plain white cup with green paint. Make sure to set it aside to dry though before gluing the paper frog parts to it.

Related: 25 Jumping Fun Frog Crafts for Kids

You need a paper cup, construction paper, googly eyes, and glue to make a paper cup frog
Gather a paper cup, construction paper, and googly eyes to make your paper cup frog.

Supplies needed to make a paper cup frog

  • Green paper cup – alternatively, you can use a white paper cup and paint it green.
  • Green construction paper
  • Googly eyes
  • Permanent marker
  • Clear school glue
  • Scissors

Instructions for making a paper cup frog

step 1 for making a paper cup frog is to cut out legs and eyes from construction paper
Cut out your frog’s eyes and feet from construction paper.

Step 1

Use scissors to cut out feet and eyes from your green construction paper.

Craft tip:  I recommend drawing the shapes onto the construction paper with a pencil before cutting them out. You can even fold your paper in half to cut out a matching pair at the same time.

step 2 for making a paper cup frog craft is to glue the frog parts onto the green paper cup
Glue the frog parts onto the cup.

Step 2

Glue the construction paper frog parts onto the green paper cup.

I recommend gluing the googly eyes onto the green paper and setting them aside to dry. Once they are dry then glue them onto the paper cup.

paper cup frogs made out of paper cups, construction paper and googly eyes
Make sure to give your frog a face using a permanent marker.

Step 3

Use a marker to draw a mouth on your frog.

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Paper Cup Frog

paper cup frog craft for kids using a green paper cup and green construction paper with googly eyes

Make this super cute paper frog craft with the kids.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $1

Materials

  • Green paper cup
  • Green construction paper
  • Googly eyes
  • Permanent marker
  • Clear school glue

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Cut out the eyes, and feet for your frog out of green construction paper.
  2. Glue the googly eyes onto the construction paper eyes. Set aside to dry and then glue them onto the paper cup.
  3. Glue the feet onto the paper cup.
  4. Use a permanent marker to add a mouth to your frog.

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