Five Green And Speckled Frogs

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Information About Five Green And Speckled Frogs

"Five Green and Speckled Frogs" is an alternate version to the popular nursery rhyme 'Five Little Speckled Frogs'. The lyrics are only slightly different but the story and meaning is the same.

The song is similar in format to 'Ten Green Bottles', but instead of bottles accidentally falling off of a wall, it features the frogs jumping into the pool where it is nice and cool.

The song is a great way to help children with their counting. Much like "Ten Green Bottles", it is useful for teaching children to count backwards in a fun way as with each verse there is one frog less.

To make it more fun an engaging for children, there are hand motions that are often used during the song, with each line having a different action to go along with the lyrics. To find out the most commonly used hand motions used with the song, see this page.

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Mckenzie, United States

7 December 2012 at 11:38pm

We sing this song in my advnced reading class

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Katie, United Kingdom

27 September 2012 at 12:16pm

Does anyone know whether this song has a copyright?

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Jabs, Zimbabwe

11 January 2012 at 6:41pm

we say that the frogs sat on a speckled makes it sound more excitin

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Samantha, Australia

7 August 2011 at 8:31am

thisis a wonderful resource 4 childrens music and is a blessing when working in children services

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Danielle, United States

21 December 2010 at 9:10pm

This song brings back memories....

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Lynnne, Baltimore

11 March 2010 at 9:48pm

I work in a preschool and we sing this song quite often. The teachers had an argument over the type of log in the song. Thanks to your website we can settle our argument.. It is a hallow log. many thanks!

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Rose, Monument Valley, Utah

18 November 2009 at 1:01am

i like the video. very cute.

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Dana, Neenah

24 April 2009 at 7:19pm

my 5 yr old really enjoyed this

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