Use these free ladybug coloring pages as a stand alone activity. Or as part of an insect unit study.
There is something amazing about ladybugs. These tiny insects, technically part of the beetle family are loved by adults and kids of all ages!
Printable coloring pages are a great way for kids of all ages to practice fine motor skills. Plus, they are even fun for adults to color!
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How to Download
- Click on the download button below the image to bring up a PDF version
- Then print off the sheet using your home printer
We are pretty passionate about bugs and insects over here and have many activities about them!
Make sure to check out the bottom of the post for additional ladybug activities.
Ladybug Coloring Pictures
A fun way to practice art with your kids. Print a set of these off to create your own coloring book.
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Your kids can also practice letter sense by coloring in the word ladybug along with the images.
Ladybug Coloring Sheets
Even though we often think of ladybugs as being red with black spots, there are 6,000 species of ladybugs! Some species are yellow, orange, pink, red, or even tan. (source)
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 this ladybug printable.
This sheet contains ladybug reflections, and is designed to have kids draw the mirror image to complete the image.
Make sure to check out these additional free symmetry worksheets for kids including finish the picture printables.
Ladybug Learning Resources
Use these sheets as part of a larger study about ladybugs. Kids in pre-K, kindergarten, and elementary school love learning about different bugs.
For an easy way to create insect themed math manipulatives:
- Print off the printables on card stock
- Color using favorite art supplies
- Cut them out
If you are into crafting, these DIY Ladybug Painted Rocks can also be used as learning manipulatives and are super easy to make!
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.
The 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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These sheets were created by Nature Inspired Learning and are for personal use only for your home or classroom. All of these free printable ladybug coloring pages are for non-commercial use. See full disclosure. Have questions, send me an email at julie (at) natureinspiredlearning (dot) com