We’ve been going crazy for bugs and today is no exception with these darling ladybug crafts for kids! Ladybugs are docile, purposeful creatures that many children love due to their gentleness. The crafts are great for spring or summer fun and remind kids of outdoor play, picnics, and gardens!
These ladybug craft ideas are great for teaching preschoolers and kindergartners more about these amazing creatures. Ladybugs are adorable and help remind kids that not all bugs have to be icky. *This post was originally published on 4/13/2016 and updated on 4/5/2020.
Loveable Ladybug Crafts for Kids
Below you’ll find lady ideas for kids to make using paper, clay, leaves, rocks, paper plates, cupcake liners, jars, and more. There are ladybug crafts to play with, place photos in, decorate outside plus a few keepsakes and paper crafts. Kids will use a variety of techniques to make the ladybugs including painting, cutting with scissors, sculpting, stamping, and gluing.
If you are looking for more ideas, be sure to check out these fun ladybug learning activities!
- Ladybug Paper Bag Puppet Craft
- Finger Puppet Ladybug
- Ladybug Vegetable Stamping Craft
- Paper Plate Ladybug Craft
- 3D Ladybug Craft
- Leaf Ladybug
- Ladybug Pet Rocks
- DIY Ladybug Picture Holder
- Ladybug Clay Pot
- Ladybug Cupcake Liner Craft
- Cute Ladybug Footprint
- Recycled Ladybug Bug Jar
- Swirling Twirling Ladybugs
- Fist Print Ladybugs
- Apple Print Ladybugs
- The Grouchy Ladybug Handprint Craft
- Rolled Paper Ladybug
- Heart-shaped Ladybug Card
Here’s a ladybug fun fact: Over its lifetime, it may consume as many as 5,000 aphids!
When you’re done with these adorable crafts, don’t forget to check out our other bug themed learning activities!
Here are a couple more insect themes for kids including books, activities, crafts, and snacks.