It’s springtime and the skies are blue and the leaves are green! When you’re outside playing with the kids, do they notice all the bugs and insects crawling or buzzing around?
Their keen eyes are quick to spot the ladybugs since they’re bright red! Have kids learn more about ladybugs and insects with our ladybug tissue paper craft.
Check out some more cool spring crafts for even more fun projects the kids will love!
Preschool Ladybug Craft
They can bring what they’ve discovered outside to craft time. Learning more about what they’ve just encountered is a great way to keep them engaged and excited to learn.
This craft is a great opportunity for kids to improve their dexterity and fine motor skills as they scrunch up each piece of tissue paper and glue it in place.
Use our free template to make this craft even easier. With the template, kids will know where to place each piece of tissue paper to create their cute little ladybug!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper squares
- Ladybug template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to get the template)
Download the ladybug template, print it, and cut out the eyes.
Take the glue and spread it along a part of the ladybug template.
Scrunch the tissue paper up and glue it along the portion you spread the glue. Repeat all over the ladybug until the entire thing is filled with tissue paper.
Glue the eyes onto the head portion of the ladybug.
Finish up by cutting the bottom portion of the page off.
We’re sure your child had a blast making this easy ladybug. Check out our many other tissue paper crafts they’ll love too!
Spring Ideas For Kids
Keep kids engaged this spring by creating crafts or reading a good book together! We have lots of great ideas that are perfect for spring to get you started.
Whether you’re looking for a craft or activity for the kids to do, we have a variety to choose from! Read on below for some ideas we think you’ll love.
Spring Books For Kids
As a parent, you want the best for your children. And what better way to ensure they grow up with well-rounded knowledge and empathy than by reading books with them
Reading also exposes them to new perspectives and experiences, helps develop their vocabulary, comprehension skills, and even boosts their creativity. Plus, it gives you valuable opportunities to discuss important topics and answer any questions they may have.
Below are some of our favorite spring books for kids.
Ten Little Ladybugs – This cute book is not only fun to read, but also fun to touch! Kids will want to read this book day after day and it helps them learn to count.
Planting a Rainbow – Kids will have a blast learning about colors and flowers in this colorful and engaging book!
Bee – This peek-through picture book is a fun bedtime book for kids! It’s short and keeps the kids’ attention span.
Spring Crafts For Kids
Crafting is not only fun, but it’s full of benefits! Kids are able to improve their skills and boost their self-confidence when they get creative.
With this fun activity, kids use their artistic skills to create something new and develop fine motor skills, cognitive skills, and much more. Encourage your kids to craft and watch them blossom as they master new skills.
Get them inspired with some of the fun spring crafts below.
Bumble Bee Headband Craft – Give the kids something to buzz about with this fun headband! Kids will hone important skills while becoming some of the cutest little bees around.
Use colored paper or have the kids color in the pieces with our free template. They’ll be bumble bees in a snap with this fun project!
Frog Name Craft – Come on over to our pad to check out a fun frog craft to do with your kids. They’ll jump right in with this activity that crafts a frog and helps them practice spelling their name. They’ll toad-ally love crafting and learning at the same time!
Hatching Chick Craft – Let’s get cracking on this fun craft! This little chick has hatched up a cute craft for kids to make. This baby bird only requires a few basic supplies to make, so grab the free template and watch him come out of his shell!
Butterfly Card Craft – Send a message by butterfly with this adorable card. Kids will love creating their own butterflies and the recipient will love it even more.
This would make a lovely Mother’s Day card, birthday card, or “just because” note. The butterfly will be ready to flutter in 15 minutes or less!
Spring Activities For Kids
Incorporate these butterfly cutting practice worksheets into a butterfly life cycle or insect study this spring! Kids will have the opportunity to learn more about these beautiful insects while getting in some practice with their scissors.
Using scissors strengthens their hand muscles, improves dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Use these worksheets for a fun way to practice!
Your little love bugs will be excited to learn with these printable bug activities. They’re a fun way for kids to work on patterns, memory, handwriting, and fine motor skills just to name a few!
This set of worksheets is filled with fun activities that will get kids learning about insects and bugs while improving important skills.
Our bees are busy helping kids learn all sorts of things with these bee activity sheets! They’re great to use at home or in the classroom to get kids building basic math skills, fine motor skills, and problem solving with 4 different activities.
This cute collection of spring color by number printables will be the perfect go-to this spring when you’re looking for a quick and easy activity for the kids. Grab the colors for fun and learning as kids color in each numbered space!
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More Spring Activities
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper squares
- Ladybug template
- Download the ladybug template, print it, and cut out the eyes.
- Take the glue and spread it along a part of the ladybug template.
- Scrunch the tissue paper up and glue it along the portion you spread the glue. Repeat all over the ladybug until the entire thing is filled with tissue paper.
- Glue the eyes onto the head portion of the ladybug.
- Finish up by cutting the bottom portion of the page off.