This is a super fun activity that kids will love and one that might creep out the not-so-brave members of the family! Creepy crawlies can be made from corrugated paper to add texture and bring them to life.

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Step 1: The body

Using the Safety Scissors, cut a circle out of black corrugated paper. This will be the body. Your ladybugs can be whatever size you like.
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Step 2: Feelers

Now we need to give our ladybug some feelers, so cut a ‘V’ shape out of the same black corrugated paper. The feelers should be about 2cm long. Using the craft glue, stick this onto one end of the circle, with the two feelers facing outwards.
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Step 3: Let me fly!

What is a lady bug without wings?! Using a sheet of red corrugated paper, cut out two semi circles- they should each be the size of half of the black circle you cut for the ladybug body. Then stick these down onto the body of the lady bug. Join the semi circles at one end so the points are touching and leave the other end open.
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Step 4: Spot the bug

To give the ladybug spots, cut out six circles from the black paper. Stick them corrugated side down onto the red wings, three on each wing.
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Step 5: Bug eyes

Now you need to give the ladybug some eyes! Stick two googly eyes onto the head of the lady bug (around where the wings meet at the point). Alternatively, you can draw eyes on paper, cut them out and stick them on.
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Step 6: Complete!

Now your creepy crawly ladybug is complete! To make a garden scene for your lady bug, collect leaves and put them in a jar with your little spotted friend!
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Want more?

Try creating something a little more tricky- like a butterfly! Make the wings, then the body and then put it all together! What other creepy crawlies can you make?
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