We love kid color pages at our house! With the warm weather we are looking for fun ladybug activities and crafts.
I thought an educational collection of printables that focus on the life cycle of the ladybug would be perfect.
Grab your crayons, markers or colored pencils.
And let’s talk about the metamorphosis process of the ladybug!
Print out your ladybug life cycle printables. <<——- click here to print
Start at the top of the page and work your way around talking about each stage of progression for the ladybug. Follow the arrows.
Color each step of the way.
Now you can break it down page by page.
Count the eggs.
Talk about where the ladybug lays her eggs.
The next pahse of the ladybug is to be a larva.
Here is a young larva and a mature larva.
See how much they change as they grow?
Count the circles on the young larva.
Count the spiky little hairs on the mature larva.
Next it changes into a pupa.
This looks a lot like a caterpillar, don’t you think?
Look at the furry hair and all the circles. Talk about the changes
Count the circles on the pupa’s back.
Did you know that when a ladybug is young it is yellow and has no spots.
Color this ladybug yellow!
How many legs does the ladybug have?
And now the ladybug is red and black and has it’s spots.
Where do you see ladybugs in your yard?
Crawling on flowers, trees and in the grass?
And there you have it. The life cycle of a lady bug.
You can also read this great book for youngsters called A Ladybug’s Life while you do these kid color pages.
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