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9 Leap Year Party Games and Printables!

It’s almost Leap Year!! Here are tons of “froggy” inspired games, treats, and crafts to celebrate this special day that comes only once every 4 years.  You will love these 9 leap year party games and printables. They are easy to make and fun activities for kids of all ages.

Pin the Crown on the Frog– Here’s a poster you can print out on 4 sheets of paper, glue on a green posterboard and laminate, or simply tape together for an easy and fun game!
Musical Lily Pads – Print out these lily pads and tape on the floor. Play with the same rules as musical chairs.
Frog Hunt – Print out a bunch of these cute frogs and hide them around your house for the kiddos to find.Frog Bean Bag Craft – You could use this as a craft, in a game, and also as a party favor for each guest. It has a template all ready for you to print out.

Pass the Toad

Using a stuff animal frog, play this game like “Hot Potato”. Eliminating a player who has the frog when the music stops until there is one winner left.

The project requires either sewing or hot glue skills. A child of age 9 or so could do the project with adult supervision.

Printable Frog Origami
Frog Puppet ~ Make a fun frog puppet out of a paper plate and construction paper.

Frog Cup Cakes – You could decorate these cute cupcakes as an activity or just have them ready for dessert.

You could order one of these cute Frog shirts, or make your own! Consider making these for your kiddos or for each guest at the party.

What are you doing to celebrate Leap Year?


  1. Crockpot Lady

    oh that is the cutest thing ever. I’m printing out the mazes right now for the kids.

  2. T.Lyn

    I love this idea. I teach special ed.and have never done anything with leap year. Yikes. This year I’ll give it a go. Thank you. I’ve been reading your blog for some time and just love it. It’s one of my favorites.

  3. M&Co

    What a gorgeous and fun blog you have!! Super cute frogs!

  4. Alisa

    How ka-ute! Thanks for sharing and for reading my blog. =)

  5. Susan

    I wish I had found this in time. I looked for Leap Day ideas, but did not come across your site. Cute ideas!

  6. Kayla @ Preschool Lesson Plans

    Hi Laurie,

    We loved your Leap Year game ideas and featured them at our blog, Preschool Lesson Plans.

    You can find the full feature here:

    We were sure to give idea/photo credit, as well as a link to your site, but we’d love for you to take a look at it. If there are any problems, we’ll be certain to take the feature down immediately!

    Thanks so much,

  7. Laurie


    What a creative way to turn the “pin the crown on the frog” game into an educational one. Great job and I’m so glad you shared it with us.

  8. Nick

    Great idea, 9 Leap Year Party Games. I am going to include it on my blog. Thanks. Nick

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