Next time you finish a carton of eggs, put it aside for your next art and craft session with the kids. These cute little ladybug are easy tomake and are great attached to a mobile, used in imaginative play or asa party decoration.
What you will need...An Egg Carton, Craft Glue, Red Paint, Paint Brush, Scissors, BlackPermanent Marker, 2 x Googly Eyes, 1 x Black Pipe Cleaner, 1 x FluffyBlack Ball. Tip...You can substitute the fluffy ball, pipe cleaners and goggly eyes with black and white paper for a look which is just as good. Click here to see a photo!
Step One... Using your scissors carefully cut out an egg cup from your egg carton as shown
Step Two... Using your red paint, grab a paint brush and paint your egg cup
Step Three... Once dry, using your black permanent marker, draw black dots over the surface of the egg cup
Step Four... Using your craft glue stick the black fluffy ball to the painted egg cup to form the ladybug's head
Step Five... Prepare your black pipe cleaner antlers by cutting two 2cm (1inch) pieces and bending them as shown
Step Six... Using your craft glue, stick the googly eyes and antlers on
Step Seven... you are finished!
I'd love to hear how you go with this...