A great article about frog cycle for elementary students. The mother frog laid eggs in masses in or near the water. Shortly after hatching, the tadpole swims in the water and breathes trough gills like a fish.After 6-9 weeks,legs start to sprout, the head becomes more distinct and tadpole begins to eat insects and grass.By 12 weeks, the froglet still has remnants of a tail, but now breathe using lungs. Soon, it will leave the water.By 12-16 weeks, the frog is grown up. It has completed the full growth cycle and ready to start the process again.