How to Draw a Grey’s Robber Frog

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Greys Robber Frog in 5 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Greys Robber Frog.

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How to Draw a Greys Robber Frog - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Draw the head. Make large curved strokes to make the outline for the eye and bump on top of the head.

Step 2: Draw a line at the base of the bump, and a circle for the eye

Step 3: Draw the body by making a long, slight curved line at the top and a shorter line at the bottom

Step 4: Draw the front leg by continuing the bottom line into fingers and then coming back up to continue the line

Step 5: Draw the back legs. Draw a large sideways arch and then add toes underneath, which ccomes around and dissapears behind the body. Add another small circle for the back leg that is farthest away

Interesting Facts about the Grey’s Robber Frog

Found only in the lowland forests of Cuba, the Grey’s Robber Frog prefers moist lowlands and rocky habitats that are being destroyed. The Grey’s Robber Frog is part of the large Eleutherodactylus family that is made up of dozens of different species that all live in tropical or subtropical environments.

Did you know?

  • The Grey’s Robbers Frog has no tadpole stage, they are born directly from eggs.
  • Grey’s Robber Frog are one of the world’s smallest frog species growing to only 2cm in length.
  • Grey’s Robber Frogs and other members of its species have been recorded protecting their eggs and occasionally their young.
  • The Grey’s Robber Frog and its family members have up to five free toes which means they have no webbing.
  • Male Grey’s Robber Frogs are known to sing in a chorus of up to ten high-pitched whistles that start out quiet and rise in pitch.

Lesson plan note: Male Grey’s Robber Frogs attract mates with their chorus of whistles. Find a recording of those whistles online to play for students. Afterwards ask students to try and mimic the mating whistle so they can hear what female Grey’s Robber Frogs do.