Ladybugs are seen as a symbol of spring, and we’re in awe of these pretty creatures! Celebrate them with these cute ladybug crafts for kids.
If you’re like most people, your first instinct on seeing a bug would be to either squash it or run away screaming, but not after giving out some expression of disgust. It’s natural I guess, feeling disgusted at bugs – at least that makes me feel normal!
But all this goes out the window when we see ladybugs. That gorgeous red color with contrasting black dots on it – it’s an example of Mother Nature‘s wonders. There are also ladybugs in orange, grey, and even blue!
So this spring, we’re celebrating these tiny creatures which aren’t really bugs – they’re beetles! And we’re doing it the way we know best – by making some cute crafts!
10 Lovable Ladybug Crafts for Kids
The bright color of the ladybug is supposed to help it appear like a toxic substance to predators. That’s a smart move, and probably one of the reasons you may want to become a ladybug yourself. Thanks to this paper hat from Kids Craft Room, now you can!
With kids stuck at home these days, they have to do all their classwork and homework by themselves. These cute little ladybug pencil toppers will provide some company and make all the work more fun!
We love recycled projects and Buggy and Buddy has a project that uses recycled egg cartons to make ladybugs. The best part of this craft is that you can make as man of these as you like, in different colors.
Easy Peasy and Fun takes a boring toilet paper roll and turns it into a cute little ladybug craft. If you like, you can also turn it into a pencil holder for your desk.
Have you noticed the shape of a ladybug; it’s got a dome-shaped shell which displays its bright colors. Easy Peasy and Fun show us how to recreate this shell using nothing but just paper!
These ladybug corner bookmarks are the perfect way to keep track of your spring and summer reading. Just imagine opening your book to this page and seeing a bright little ladybug ready to greet you – so much fun!
Want to have some fun with a ladybug character? Try making this finger puppet from Artsy Momma – it’s super easy to make and durable enough to withstand hours of pretend play!
We love rock crafts – they’re so unique and there is a world of opportunity out there. Simple Everyday Mom shows us how to turn plain rocks into cute little ladybugs which would work great as a pocket pal or a paperweight.
Old CDs are such a versatile material – there’s no limit to what you can make from them! Check out this cute ladybug craft from I Heart Arts n Crafts, which is also a great idea for recycling.
It’s always fun to have interactive crafts that kids can play with. Buggy and Buddy use paper plates and turns them into a ladybug whose wings open up. This is something kids are sure to love!
Bonus – Cupcake Liner Ladybug Craft
These crafts are all really easy for little kids to make, even if they’re crafting for the first time. You’re sure to have all the supplies on hand, as they’re all basic. Just see what you have and pick a craft to make – you don’t have to wait for the weekend to do so!
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