Kidssoup.com

The Grouchy Ladybug Activities, Lessons, and Crafts

Preschool and kindergarten "The Grouchy Ladybug" activities, crafts, and lessons.

It's never too early to support your child's social and emotional growth. The book "The Grouchy Ladybug" from Eric Carle is a great starting point to talk about bullies and feelings. The children will learn how to recognize their feelings, compare sizes, learn to tell time, learn about the ladybug's life cycle and create a ladybug life cycle book, and move and play with ladybugs.

 

Themes and Projects

 
Garden Critters Lesson Plan
 
Ladybugs Lesson Ideas

Crafts

 
Grouchy ladybug clock
 
Ladybug Life Cycle Book
 
Paper Bowl Ladybug

Activities and Lessons

 
The Grouchy Ladybug Story Time
 
The Grouchy Ladybug Social Skills Lesson
 
_ug Word Family Lesson

Math

 
Grouchy ladybug clock
 
Bugs in a Jar Number Sense
 
Bugs in a Jar Booklet b/w

Science and Exploration

 
Ladybug Life Cycle Book
 
Ladybug Science Book and Posters
 
Ladybug Life Cycle Book

Games

 
_ug Word Family Folder Game
 
Ladybug Dots Counting and Matching

Movement

 
The Ladybug Movement Rhyme
 
Ladybug Toss Game

Booklets and Other

 
Ladybug Science Book and Posters
 
Ladybug Life Cycle Book
 
Letter L, like Ladybug

Worksheets

 
Ladybug Face
 
Letter L, Help the Ladybug
 
Feelings Chart

In The Classroom

 
Bugs in a Jar - Preschool Lesson

 

Book: The Grouchy Ladybug

 

The Grouchy Ladybug Read Aloud Video

 

 

Ladybugs Activities, Crafts, and Games

Ladybug, Ladybug

Ladybug, ladybug, (Move fingers.)
Let me see you crawl, (Crawl slowly on all fours.)
Hurry after those harmful bugs (Move quickly on all fours.)
But be careful, do not fall! (Fall over.)

Ladybug Egg Cup Craft

Cut apart some egg carton cups. Paint egg carton cups red and let dry. Cut a pipe cleaner into three sections and fold a piece in half to make the antennae. Glue the antennae and a black pom-pom on to the egg carton cup. 

preschool ladybug craft and activity

 

Ladybug Rhymes and Activities

 

Five Little Ladybugs (printables and more ladybugs activities available inside our KidsSoup Resource Library)

Five Little Ladybugs preschool felt story and printables

Five little Ladybugs climbing up a door,
One flew a way, and then there were four.

Four little ladybugs sitting on a tree,
One flew away, and then there were three.

Three little ladybugs landed on a shoe,
One flew away, and then there were two.

Two little ladybugs looking for some fun,
One flew away, and then there was one.

One little ladybug sitting in the sun,
She flew away, and then there were none.

 

Ladybug or other Bugs Rocks 

What you need: 

Paint in red, black, yellow, and gray 

Paintbrushes 

A collection of smooth, round rocks 

Googly eyes 

Glue

 

rock bugs

What you do: 

Let each child pick a rock to paint with a bug pattern. Have children paint one curved end of their rocks black to make the heads of their bugs. Then, have them paint the rest of their rocks to match a bug body pattern. Good choices are ladybugs (red with black spots), bees (black and yellow stripes), and roly-polys (segments of gray separated with black lines).

Once the paint has dried, let children glue googly eyes to the "head" parts of their rocks to finish their bugs. 

 

 

SaveSave

Our Products

Company Info

Privacy and use

Connect with us

 
Education - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.