A Guide to the Most Exciting World Frog Day Events in RI


Do you have children interested in nature? Spring is the perfect time to help them pique their curiosity, especially if you are looking for a more hands on approach in their education. Take a leap! Garner their excitement about frogs with these four events happening in RI during the month of March, which celebrates World Frog Day!

What is World Frog Day?

World Frog Day celebrates, you guessed it, frogs! It takes place on March 20th of each year. During the month of March, activities and events take place to help the conservation of frogs become a part of the conversation. Do you have an emerging environmentalist in your home? This list of events offers inspiration and ways to become involved!

Audubon Emerging Spring Walk

child holding a baby frog or toad

Spring has sprung! This means the frogs are waking up from their deep slumber. Take your mini-environmentalists on an adventure with the Audubon. This walk will allow kids to search for any and all signs of spring, including frogs! This walk is appropriate for ages 12 and up. It includes a visit to both a pond and a vernal pool, so dress appropriately! You may even get the chance to scoop up one of these magical creatures.

This event takes place on March 30th, 2024, at 1pm to 3pm. The fee is $10 for members and $14 for nonmembers. You can find out more by visiting their Facebook page here. 

Carolina Vernal Pool Night

frog at night smiles at camera Spend the evening looking for wood frogs, spring peepers, toads and salamanders while also learning all about how you and/or your kids can help these creatures thrive in their habitats. This event is for ages 8 and up.

It takes place on March 22nd, 2024 at 6pm to 8pm. This event is free! Find out more and register here! 

March of the Frogs: The Musical

This exciting event is perfect for kids of all ages. Kids will listen to the sounds of an American Bullfrog and an American Toad, create a clay sculpture and learn about the ten frog and toad species specific to RI. Information on how to become a frog watcher will also be provided. What is a frog watcher, you ask? Check out the event below to find out!

March of the Frogs: The Musical will take place on March 9th, 2024 at 2pm to 3:30pm. This event is free. Register here!

FrogWatch USA Training

Did you know you and/or your kids can become a frog watcher? This means you actually get to go outside, track the frogs and toads that inhabit the area and record data on FrogWatch USA’S website. This training takes place once a year at Roger Williams Park Zoo, so don’t miss your chance to become a part of the solution. Sign up now!

This training takes place on March 17th, 2024 at 11am to 1pm. The fee is $10 per household. Find out more here!

That is it for this list. But, if you want more ways to involve yourself in helping frogs and their habitats, please join the conversation on social media using the hashtags below.

green frog looks at camera

Hashtags for World Frog Day 2024

  • #worldfrogday
  • #savethefrogsday
  • #frogwatchusa
  • #riaudubon
  • #rhodeislanddem


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Michelle Mercure
Michelle is a lifelong resident of Rhode Island. After gaining a Bachelor of Arts in English, she spent over ten years working with children in special education. She now enjoys teaching kids how to learn the English language online, as well as pursuing a freelance writing career. She is also a food blogger who spends her time creating content geared towards helping parents and kids learn healthy eating habits. As a single parent, a homeschooling mother and a special education advocate, her passion is forging meaningful relationships within the community to create positive changes for children. Her YouTube Channel is dedicated to helping families with kids stay healthy on a budget, and she is currently writing a series of children’s recipe books that will be self published in the next year. In her free time, she enjoys coffee, snuggling with her cat, cooking in her kitchen and going on hikes with her son. She hopes to meet you in her travels! Her hair color changes frequently, though, so you might not recognize her at first glance.


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