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20 Super Easy Ladybug Crafts for Kids! Little Hands, Big Fun

Little Hands, Big Fun: Super Easy Lady Bug Crafts

Hi, little friends! Today, we’re going to have a super fun time with one of the cutest little bugs – ladybugs!

Do you like ladybugs with their red wings and tiny black spots?

They’re so pretty, aren’t they?

We are going to make 20 super cool and easy crafts that look just like ladybugs!

You can make these with your mom, dad, or your friends.

So, get your paint, glue, and paper ready, and let’s start making some amazing ladybug crafts together!

Easy Lady Bug Crafts


Ladybugs are one of nature’s most charming creatures, and crafting them can be just as delightful!

Here are 20 easy ladybug craft ideas that are perfect for crafters of all ages.

These projects are not only fun but also a great way to engage in creative play.


 1. Pebble Ladybugs

Pebble Ladybugs


Paint small pebbles to look like cute ladybugs.

It’s a simple and relaxing craft for all ages.

Check the vid from Instagram.

Simply collect a few circular and oval pebbles and paint red and black ladybugs.

Add the eyes and the patterns and you have your little ladybugs ready for display.


2. Ladybug Finger Puppets

Ladybug Finger Puppets


Create adorable ladybug finger puppets using cardstock paper, white string, chalk marker, black paint, and googly eyes.

See how cute it looks. Your toddler can actually wear and play with them.

Check the directions from https://artsymomma.com/ladybug-finger-puppet.html


3. Bottle Cap Ladybugs

Bottle Cap Ladybugs


Do you like the idea of being recycled but you do not know how to do it?

Here is an idea of scrapping down some bottle caps into some cute ladybugs.

Recycle bottle caps into colorful ladybug decorations with some paint and a little imagination.

Check out https://juicyjuice.com/activity/bottle-cap-ladybugs/


4. Egg Carton Ladybugs

Egg Carton Ladybugs

Cut out and paint egg carton sections to make a cute ladybug family.

If you have a bug project next week, then you would want to make this out with materials already in your home.

Give your ladybug some personality like adding pom-poms and googly eyes.

Check how to make one from https://www.creativegreenliving.com/2015/03/kids-craft-how-to-make-ladybugs-from-recycled-egg-carton.html


5. Ladybug Wind Chimes

Ladybug Wind Chimes

Of course, you would want some wind chimes made out of metal.

But these simple paper crafts for a windchime would also do.

From https://craftsbyamanda.com/swirling-twirling-ladybugs/

You can also use clay or old CDs to create charming ladybug wind chimes for your garden.


6. Paper Plate Ladybugs

Paper Plate Ladybugs

A classic craft!

Turn paper plates into lovely ladybugs with some paint and black paper.

With simple red paint, black construction paper, googly eyes, and glue you can make this cute little paper craft.

Check https://www.mymommystyle.com/easy-paper-plate-ladybug-craft/


7. Ladybug Rocks

Ladybug Rocks

Welcome to the Rock family.

Paint rocks to look like ladybugs – perfect for garden decorations.

Pretty cute to add to your garden plot.

See https://mywonderfullymade.blogspot.com/2018/05/the-theme-for-my-porch-this-summer-is.html?m=1


8. Ladybug Sun Catchers

Ladybug Sun Catchers

Use tissue paper and clear contact paper to make beautiful ladybug sun catchers.

I love how beautiful the suncatchers look and how elegantly they show up.

Catch https://herecomethegirlsblog.com/ladybug-suncatchers/


9. Clay Ladybug Magnets

Clay Ladybug Magnets

Mold and paint clay into ladybug shapes and attach magnets for a cute fridge accessory.

A perfect weekend craft for kids.

You can also make beautiful refrigerator magnets with felts.

From https://twoclassychics.com/2023/02/ladybug-felt-refrigerator-magnets-kids-craft-project/


10. Ladybug Button Art

Ladybug Button Art

Create a ladybug design on canvas using assorted red and black buttons.

So bring on the buttons and create this craft.

From https://www.easypeasyandfun.com/button-flowers-canvas/


11. Crocheted Ladybugs

Crocheted Ladybugs


For those who crochet, a small ladybug pattern can be a quick and satisfying project.

This is not an easy pattern so go through the directions well.

From https://stellasyarnuniverse.com/ladybug-crochet-pattern/


12. Ladybug Bookmarks

Ladybug Bookmarks


If you are like me who likes to draw and craft then this bookmark is gonna put a smile on your face.

Craft simple bookmarks with a ladybug motif, ideal for encouraging young readers.

Check https://thatkidscraftsite.com/ladybug-bookmark-craft/


13. Ladybug Balloons

Ladybug Balloons

From Pinterest

Ladybug Balloons

Decorate red balloons with black spots and paper eyes to create floating ladybugs.

If you are having a ladybug-themed party then these balloons are ideal.

Check https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/5742/ladybug-balloon-gift/


14. Fingerprint Ladybugs

fingerprint ladybugs

A great craft for toddlers, using fingerprints to create ladybug art.

A sweet engagement for your toddler.

Make some paper lady crafts that the pre-schoolers will enjoy,

From https://iheartcraftythings.com/how-to-make-a-paper-ladybug-craft.html


15. Ladybug Headband

Ladybug Headband

This one kind of going to rock any party.

Download the template or make your own.

Color it with sketch pens or any opaque color for paper.

From https://www.simpleeverydaymom.com/ladybug-headband-craft/


16. Ladybug Pencil Toppers

Ladybug Pencil Toppers

With felt, scissors, pencil, and glue you can make this very cute and useful craft.

Take it to your school and surprise your friends.

From https://artsycraftsymom.com/diy-felt-ladybug-pencil-topper/


17. Ladybug Pom Poms

Ladybug Pom Poms

Use red and black yarn or pom-poms to create fluffy ladybug pom-poms.

All you need are googly eyes, felt, and different sizes of pom-poms to make this engaging craft.

From https://beacreativekitten.wordpress.com/2012/02/26/getting-creative-with-pom-poms-lady-bugs/


18. Ladybug Slime

Ladybug Slime

Mix up some red and black slime for a gooey, ladybug-themed playtime.

Get the best slime color with white glue, fine glitter, mini pom-poms, soap colorant, and baking soda.

Learn it from https://rufflesandrainboots.com/ladybug-slime-rich-slime-color/


19. Ladybug Pinwheels

Ladybug Pinwheels

Craft paper pinwheels that resemble whirling ladybugs.

Inspo from https://losduendesyhadasdeludi.blogspot.com/


20. Ladybird Lollipops

Ladybird Lollipops

What about some ladybird lollipops?

All you need is lollies, red paper, a black pen, and eye stickers.

Check https://www.redtedart.com/ladybird-lollipops/



Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or just looking for a fun weekend activity, these ladybug crafts are sure to bring joy and creativity into your home.

Happy crafting!


My Take on Easy Lady Bug Crafts

Did you have a good time making these easy ladybug crafts?

I hope you loved making these cute little ladybugs as much as I did.

Remember, each time you make a craft, you’re learning and having fun, which is so important.

You can hang your ladybug crafts in your room or give them to someone you love.

Thank you for being such great crafters today.

Keep smiling, playing, and being creative. Bye-bye for now, and see you next time for more fun crafting adventures!


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