"Five Little Speckled Frogs" is a fun nursery rhyme for kids and children to enjoy. The song describes fun-filled adventure of frogs that involves diving, splashing and feasting on their favorite treats. It is truly a fun song to be enjoyed in preschools!
Origin and Meaning
Origin, meaning and author of the "Five Little Speckled Frogs" nursery rhyme is not known. Few nursery rhymes and kids' songs are just written for fun and entertainment. Apart from providing a source of happiness, the rhyme also help the kids learn numbers 1 to 5 in a more engaging way.
Fun in Singing Five Little Speckled Frogs
Add some fun to learning the nursery rhymes! "Five Little Speckled Frogs" rhyme, if accompanied by some fun-filled hand actions, will help kids to master their favorite song easily and also engage their interest.
Following hand movements can be combined with reciting or singing words:
"Five little speckled frogs" "“ Hold up your hand and wiggle your five fingers to show number of frogs sitting on the log.
"Sat on a speckled log" - Draw in both the hands near the chest with fingers curled downwards and bend a little as if you are a frog sitting atop a log.
"Eating the most delicious bugs; Yum, yum!" - Mimic eating and then rub your belly and nod your head
"One jumped into the pool" - Hold up one of your fingers to represent one frog and pretend to fall over
"Where it was nice and cool" - Nod your head happily and shiver a bit as if feeling cold
"Then there were four green speckled frogs" - Hold up your hand and wiggle your four fingers to show number of frogs sitting on the log.
"Glug, glug!" - Draw in both the hands near the chest with fingers curled downwards and bend a little while looking upwards as though you are a frog underneath water.
The above hand actions will allow kids to participate during the song and keep them entertained. So, all the tiny tots and kids, get ready to have some fun while singing or reciting "Five little speckled frogs" children's song.