When is a frog not a frog? When it’s an enchanted prince or a princess, of course. To find out if a frog is your true love, you have to kiss it to break the spell – ugh! Or perhaps you’re even the frog!
Since the Brothers Grimm published The Frog Prince in the 1800s, this story of hidden identity has become so popular that if you look it up in your library or online, you’ll find about a million versions of it, including a whole lot about the 2009 Disney movie, The Princess and the Frog.
Here’s a short, fun, stop-motion version of Jon Scieszka’s The Other Frog Prince, from The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales:
Cut out and decorate these fun puppets, glue them onto some popsicle sticks, and use them to tell your own version of this familiar fairy tale, or make up a new one. It's the latest paper puppet you can download and make from our Printable Puppets series!
Check out some of our books and movies below for ideas. Who knows, maybe the next frog you see will be your perfect match!