What better time to make an adorable lady bug on a log craft than just in time for spring and summer! The flowers are in full bloom and this craft looks so cute anywhere. The kids love making their very own little lady bugs! The best part about this simple craft is that it is made out of an egg carton and a toilet paper roll!
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THIS LADY BUG ON A LOG IS THE PERFECT SUMMER CRAFT TO DO WITH THE KIDS! HERE IS WHAT WE USED TO MAKE IT:
- egg carton
- toilet paper roll
- brown and red paint
- pom pom
- green construction paper
- black marker
- two googly eyes
- basic arts and crafts supplies
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 1
Start by cutting out one egg carton cup.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 2
Next paint the egg carton cup with red paint and let dry.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 3
Now you are going to paint a toilet paper roll brown and let it dry.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 4
Take a piece of green construction paper and cut out a leaf shape. Feel free to add glitter onto your leaf if you want.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 5
Then you are going to glue on your leaf to the toilet paper roll or the “log”.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 6
Now using a black marker add the dots onto your egg carton cup or “lady bug”.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 7
Glue the back of your lady bug on top of your leaf.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 8
Next you are going to glue a pom pom in front of your lady bug back to be the head.
Lady Bug on a Log – Step 9
Glue on some googly eyes onto the pom pom face of your lady bug. Finally glue your log onto a piece of construction paper so that your log doesn’t move. Feel free to draw or add glitter onto the paper.
Your lady bug on a log is now finished!