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If ladybirds are a favourite in the house, what could be more fun that creating one from scratch? Our ladybird craft idea is simple and, although it requires a bit of grown-up help, there will definitely be a lot of little hands on deck too. Get your supplies ready for the ladybird craft fun.

15 minutes

Video Tutorial

You'll need:

1 x red card (A4)

1 x black card (A4)

Hole punch

Glue stick

Safety Scissors


Small white circle stickers x 2

Black felt tip pen


Smart Tips to involve little Smarty pants

Why not glue a wooden clothes peg to the back of the ladybird craft to display your kid’s masterpiece!

Ladybird craft for kids step-by-step

  1. 1

    Using a pencil, draw a circle around a mug or cup on the black card and then do the same on the red card. 

  2. 2

    Cut out both circles using safety scissors.

  3. 3

    Fold the red circle in half and hole punch as many times as you like, this creates the spots on the wings. 

  4. 4

    Unfold the circle and cut all the way down the fold using safety scissors.

  5. 5

    Add glue to the tip of both wings and stick to the centre of the black circle.

  6. 6

    To finish off, add two small white circle stickers to the top of the black circle. Using the black felt tip pen add a black dot inside each circle to create the ladybird’s eyes.

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