There is something miraculous about ladybugs. These tiny insects, technically part of the beetle family are loved by kids of all ages. Even as an adult, I can't help but smile every time I see one. In this post, you will find free ladybug coloring pages for kids along with downloadable printables!
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Perfect as a stand alone activity or paired with a hands on lesson about ladybugs. Printable coloring pages are a great way for kids of all ages to practice fine motor skills.
To download the printables, click on the download button below the image. Then print off the sheet and color them in using your favorite art supplies.
Make sure to check out the bottom of the post for ladybug activities, lesson ideas, and resources perfect for young learners.
Ladybug Coloring Pictures
A fun way to integrate science while practicing art with your kids. Print a set of these off to create your own coloring book. Your kids can also practice letter sense by coloring in the word ladybug along with the images.
Different Species of Ladybugs
Even though we often think of ladybugs as being red with black spots, there are 5,000 species of ladybugs! Some species are yellow, orange, pink, red, or even tan.
Next time you are outside, check to see if you can find different colored ladybugs. Kids can color in the sheets to match the ladybugs they find outside.
Write the Word Ladybug
Perfect for young learners, this printable has room for kids to write the word ladybug. Young children love to identify letters and practice writing words. The word ladybug is written in outline form to allow kids to color in the letters along with the ladybug picture.
Ladybug Images for Kids
Older kids who are interested in ladybugs will enjoy these ladybug printables. Each sheet contains ladybug reflections, and are designed to have kids draw the mirror image to complete the image.
Ladybug Learning Resources
For an easy way to create insect themed math manipulatives, print off the printables on card stock. Then cut them out together after your little ones have colored them in.
Books for Kids
Ladybugs by Gail Gibbons
Gail Gibbons books contain beautiful illustrations along with scientific facts. Perfect for kids of all ages. I simply love her books. Not only are they beautiful, but very informative.
Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins
An information packed book! Fun for pre-K through elementary. Pages full of large illustrations with information about each species. Scientific drawings with detailed labels. Survival strategies of different species of beetles. One of my preschooler's favorites that we will use for years to come.
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