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Easy Origami Leaping Frogs: Step-by-Step Guide

Hello gardeners...Let’s celebrate leap year with our easy and fun origami frogs that actually leap! Origami is a wonderful art form and gardening tool that allows us to create beautiful designs through the simple craft of folding paper. In the spirit of leap year on 2/29/24, we are adding a playful twist by making origami frogs that can actually hop!

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These fun and easy-to-make frogs are not only a delightful way to celebrate the extra day in February but also a great activity to enjoy with friends and family at home & in school.

So gardeners, gather your colorful origami paper, follow the folding instructions, and let's bring these leaping origami frogs to life!

Scroll down for step-by-step instructions on how to make Leaping Origami Frogs & scroll all the way down to collect your Gardening Tool Badge for this activity!


Engaging in the intricate art of origami has been proven to have a calming effect on both kids and adults. The process of folding paper into various shapes and designs requires focus and attention to detail, which can help gardeners of all ages recenter our thoughts and concentrate on the task at hand. This meditative quality of origami allows gardeners to let go of worries and weeds, promoting a sense of relaxation and inner peace.
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<< Click The Image To Download The PDF Version Of Our Frog Origami Instructions >>

Whether we are crafting a simple origami fox or a complex geometric figure, the rhythmic motions of folding and creasing can be a therapeutic experience for gardeners seeking a mindful ‘Gardening Tool’ to soothe the mind, nourish the soul and help turn your weeds into seeds. Hoppy Leap Year Gardeners!

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origami leaping frogs gardening tool badge

Hey gardeners, did you make our Origami Leaping Frogs to celebrate Leap Day 2/29/24? If so, congratulations, you just earned yourself the ' Origami Leaping Frogs ' Gardening Tool Badge'!

 --> Click the badge to download a pdf sticker for your Gardening Tool Badge Collector Sheet!


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Get ready to celebrate leap year with our easy origami leaping frogs! Join us in creating these fun and playful creatures that actually leap.


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