Yes! Sarah those are frogs eggs, that is the first stage of the frog cycle. A female frog lays her eggs right on the water and they stay until they get fertalized and hatch.
Wow Bailey, look at those balls floating on the water! Do you know what they are?
WOW! Bailey, I think I see a lot of them! They are so cute just swimming around. What is the third stage of the frog cycle?
Sarah, once the eggs hatch, they turn into tadpoles! At this stage they actually look like little fish with gils and only live underwater. Their lungs won't develop for a while so they this is how they survive. Look for one in the water!
The third stage is a tadpole with legs. This is when a tadpole starts to grow legs so it can hop and prepare to be on land. It is really cool because during this stage, they get all their nutrition from its tale!
No way! What an amazing amphibian! When we were looking at the tadpoles, I did notice some with legs.
The next stage is called a froglet. This is when the frog can finally survive on land and has a very short tale. Also it can now eat insects but is still very small.
So cool! I think this is the stage where they can also be called young frogs.
The last stage is an adult frog, this is when the frog is fully grown and suvives on insects. After this, the frog cycle starts all over again.
I loved learning all about the frog cycle today! Thank you so much Bailey! Lets go get some coffee.