Paper Plate Ladybugs Craft

Paper Plate Ladybugs Craft

Paper Plate Ladybugs Craft
Paper Plate Ladybugs Craft

"These paper plate ladybugs are a great painting project for kids of all ages. It's awesome for helping fine-tune your child's motor skills while having lots of fun in the process! Kids will love making these adorable paper plate ladybugs this spring and summer using colorful paint, paper plates, felt, and googly eyes. This paper plate ladybug craft is perfect as a summer camp activity or as a classroom project. You could also easily work it into a homeschool lesson on insects or simply have fun on a rainy day indoors. "

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts

Difficulty LevelEasy

Materials List

  • 2 paper plates
  • acrylic paint in black and your choice of colors
  • 2 large googly eyes
  • E6000 glue or glue stick
  • black felt


  1. Paint one paper plate black and the other in whatever color you choose. Red is traditional for ladybugs, but you can get colorful like we did if you like. Set aside to dry.

  2. From black felt, cut out half a circle for the head. Use a jar, small bowl, or cup to trace a circle onto the fabric.

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