Easy Lady Bug Antenna Craft for Kids

How to make a last minute adorable ladybug costume hat for kids.

How to make a last minute adorable ladybug costume hat for kids.

During a recent trip to our local children’s museum, one of the staff members read a cute ladybug book and then invited the kids to make their own ladybug craft.  It was really easy and very cute.

What You Need to Make Ladybug Antennas:

  • Red construction paper (two strips, and two hearts)
  • Black construction paper (cut into circles)
  • Two black pipe cleaners
  • Scissors
  • Glue and/or staples
Ladybug Antenna Craft Supplies

Ladybug Antenna Craft Supplies

Connect two of the red strips together and then measure it to fit around your kid's head before trimming off any extra and fastening the ends together.

Connect two of the red strips together and then measure it to fit around your kid’s head before trimming off any extra and fastening the ends together.

Glue on as many of the black spots as your ladybug wants.

Glue on as many of the black spots as your ladybug wants.

Curl your pipe cleaners around a pencil to make antennas.  On one end you'll attach the hearts.  The other end should be fastened to the base you made.

Curl your pipe cleaners around a pencil to make antennas. On one end you’ll attach the hearts. The other end should be fastened to the base you made.

Such a simple craft, but so cute when it's all done!

Such a simple craft, but so cute when it’s all done!

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Lorna Doone Brewer is a freelance writer, also known as the Queen Bee. She lives in the beautiful Inland Northwest with three spirited daughters and a wildly outnumbered husband.

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