How to Draw a Frog

Let’s learn how to draw a frog! 
Follow our step-by-step instructions below to draw a detailed, lifelike frog. Then be sure to download our free guide that also includes the steps to draw a cartoon frog. 

Fun Frog Facts

Frogs continue to fascinate and intrigue humans with their unique appearances and habits.  Organizations such as the National Wildlife Federation work to conserve frog populations around the world. 

Did you know that more than 4,000 species of frogs have been found? This number increases every year as scientists identify new frogs in habitats across the globe. God has made an amazing world for us to enjoy, with so many frogs of every shape, size, and color!

Our Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish science unit shares much more information about frogs! Learn about a frog’s life cycle, its important role in the ecosystem, and other fun facts about frogs and toads from around the world. Click the image below to learn more about this exciting science course! 

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Draw a Frog: A Step-by-Step Guide 

Step 1

Start by drawing a potato-like shape (larger on one end, smaller toward the other).

Step 2

Add a half-circle on top of the shape, then a circle a little below that to represent the frog’s eyes. Draw three C-curves (two on the bottom and one on the left of the body) to begin its legs. 

Step 3

Draw a curve inside the eye to create an eyelid. Add an opposing C-curve to the rear leg and a small straight line to the front leg. 

Step 4

Add the feet and erase the intersecting lines from the original potato shape. 

Step 5

Fill in the eye, but leave a tiny speck of white. Add details for the feet webbing and a line for its mouth. 

Step 6

Draw little rough shapes to represent spots on the frog’s back—and finish with a smile! 

Draw this lifelike frog and a cartoon frog with our free step-by-step guide!

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