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Swirly Paper Ladybug Craft

We are very happy to share this spiral paper ladybug tutorial with you because we love ladybugs so much. It comes with a twist.

While this bug craft can be made without a template, we have created one that you can grab from our membership area (a single craft and a class edit).

spinner paper ladybug crafts for kids

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We found it very interesting that there are several ways to make a ladybug from the same materials – isn’t that great?

Ladybug crafts from paper for kids

Today we used paper again for our ladybug and you can see how different it looks from any other ladybug we’ve ever created!

spinner paper ladybug crafts for kids

If you love ladybugs as much as we do (and we love them too), grab your tools and get started.

spinner paper ladybug crafts for kids

How to make ladybug crafts from spiral paper

What do you need:

Optional: Template from our member library

  • green paper
  • red colored paper
  • black cardstock
  • glue or hot glue
  • wide eye stickers
  • scissors
  • black lining
  • pencil

Let ‘s do it!

step by step instructions

Draw a leaf on green colored paper.

Stage 1

Cut the sheet with scissors.

step 2

Cut a red stripe (horizontal A4 – vertical cut).

Stage 3

Draw 8 free circles on the black card.

step 4

Cut out the black circles using scissors.

step 5

Cut 6 thin rectangles from black cardboard.

Step 6

Draw a ladybug head on black cardstock and the extension underneath.

Step 7

Cut the head with scissors.

Step 8

Draw two antennae with circles at the top on the black card.

Step 9

Cut the antennae with scissors.

step 10

Draw a small smiley mouth on red colored paper.

Step 11

Cut off the small mouth with scissors.

step 1/2

Apply some glue to the leaf and stick one end of the red strip.

Step 13

Now form a circle with the red ribbon and seal it with glue.

step 14

Make another circle with the red ribbon and seal it with glue.

Step 15

Create the third circle with the red stripe, seal it with glue and cut off the excess paper.

step 16

Start adding the black dots. Add three dots to the first red circle.

step 17

Add two black dots to the middle red circle and three black dots to the third red circle.

step 18

Attach the legs (thin rectangles).

Place three on each side of the ladybug’s body.

step 19

Fold in the marked place (between the head and the extension) and glue the head.

step 20

Attach the two antennae to the top of the head using glue.

step 21

Glue the smiling mouth.

step 22

Stick the wide-eyed stickers on his head.

Step 23

The truth is that!

spinner paper ladybug crafts for kids

Our ladybug is ready to rest on this green leaf after a long flight today.

Ladybug crafts from paper for kids

So let’s create a safe space in our room and let him enjoy his life.

Ladybug crafts from paper for kids

Aren’t they so cute?

Ladybug crafts from paper for kids

Do as much as you want.

Ladybug crafts from paper for kids

Happy DIY!

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Swirly Paper Ladybug Craft

Since we love ladybugs so much, we are really happy to share this swirl paper ladybug tutorial with you. It comes with a twist.
Although this bug craft can be done without a template, we have created one for it (both a single craft and a class edition) which you can pick up in our membership area.

*this post contains affiliate links*
We find it really interesting that there are tons of ways to make a ladybug out of the same materials – isn’t that awesome?

We used paper again for our ladybug today and you can see how different it turned out to be from all the other ladybugs we’ve created so far!

If you love ladybugs as much as we do (and we absolutely love them), grab your tools and get started.

How to Make Swirly Paper Ladybug Crafts
What do you need:
Optional: template from our membership library

green color paper
red color paper
black card stock
glue or hot glue
googly eyes stickers
the scissors
black lining
pencil
Let’s create!
Step by step instructions
Draw a leaf on the green colored paper.

Cut the sheet with scissors.

Cut out a red strip (A4 landscape – vertical cut).

Draw 8 freehand circles on the black card stock.

Cut out the black circles using scissors.

Cut 6 thin rectangles from black card stock.

Draw a ladybug’s head on the black card stock and the extension underneath.

Cut out the head using scissors.

Draw two antennae on the black card stock with circles on top.

Cut out the antennae using scissors.

On the red colored paper, draw a small smiling mouth.

Cut out the small mouth using scissors.

Apply a little glue to the sheet and glue one end of the red strip.

Now form a circle with the red tape, then seal with the glue.

Form another circle with the red tape and seal with glue.

Form the third circle with the red strip, seal with glue and cut off the excess paper.

Start adding the black dots. Add three points on the first red circle.

Add two black dots to the middle red circle and three black dots to the third red circle.

Attach the legs (the thin rectangles).
Place three on each side of the ladybug’s body.

Fold where marked (between the head and the extension) and glue the head.

Add the two antennae on top of the head using glue.

Glue smiley mouth.

Attach the googly eyes stickers to the head.

Fact!

Our ladybug is ready to rest on this green leaf after a long flight today.

So let’s make a safe space in our bedroom and let her enjoy her life.

Aren’t they adorable?

Do as much as you want.

Happy DIY!

Get the Swirly Ladybug crafting template here

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Become an Easy Peasy and Fun Membership and access our exclusive crafting patterns and educational printables. With brand new resources added every week, you’ll never run out of fun things to do with your kids (whether as a parent or as a teacher).

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