Cupcake Liner Ladybird Craft

This cupcake liner ladybird craft (or ladybug craft!) is the perfect Valentine's Day craft for toddlers and preschoolers! It's such an adorable craft that's easy to make and even more fun to give to someone special. It would be great to make as a Spring craft too. Just follow the easy step by step directions below!

Cupcake liner ladybug craft

For more ladybird crafts, check out this ladybird number game, this ladybird footprint, and this ladybird fingerprint keepsake.

For more cupcake liner crafts, be sure to check out this fun cupcake liner flower craft and this jellyfish craft!

Ladybug craft

This ladybird craft works perfectly as a Valentine's Day craft for kids, but it also works well as a Spring ladybird craft. It makes a great playdate activity, classroom activity, or just for fun with the family. You can turn it into a card, Valentine, or a beautiful piece of artwork to hang up!

Scroll down below to get started making your ladybug cupcake liner craft!

cupcake liner craft

Cupcake liner ladybug craft

Ladybug craft supplies

  • Paper - black, green, and light green
  • 2 cupcake liners - colours of choice
  • 4 googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Gluestick

How to make your ladybug craft

STEP 1: Gather the supplies for your craft

Before you begin, lay out all your supplies for your cupcake liner craft. This makes a world of difference when working with toddlers and preschoolers!

Cupcake liner ladybug craft for kids

STEP 2: Prepare the ladybug body

To get started, flatten the cupcake liners and cut a heart shape. To make this easier, fold the liner in half and cut out a half heart.

Cupcake liner Valentine craft for kids

Then, cut two circles and four thin strips from the black paper. Accordion fold the black strips and then glue them to the top of the circle to form the antenna.

ladybug craft for kids

Glue the googly eyes onto the black circles as shown below.

Valentines Day crafts for kids

STEP 3: Decorate the ladybug wings

Align the black circles to the top of the heart cupcake liners and glue into place. Then glue the ladybugs to the green paper. Cut 2 thin long rectangle strips from the black paper and then glue them down the centre of the ladybug's body.

Ladybug crafts for kids

Cut a few small hearts from the black paper and glue onto the ladybug's wings. Alternatively, you can draw the hearts with a black marker instead.

Spring Ladybird craft for kids

STEP 4: Finalise craft

For extra fun, tear off a wide strip of green paper and then tear small rectangular pieces to form grass pieces. Glue randomly around the page to finish off the craft.

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How fun is this ladybug cupcake liner craft?! Toddlers and preschoolers will have so much fun helping you put this ladybird craft together. It's adorable, fun, and easy. Plus you have a cute craft to turn into a Valentine or card.

Cupcake liner ladybird craft for kids. A fun and easy ladybug paper craft for preschoolers and toddlers.

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