Spring is a great time for exploring nature and all of the bugs flying about. My kids love getting outside and seeing what they can find. Even on rainy days, they love learning about flowers, plants, and insects. If your children like nature and finger plays, this Spring Ladybug Craft is great to make together and then use with the Five Little Ladybugs poem!
Spring Ladybug Craft
You can make your own ladybug finger play gloves in just minutes with supplies from your local craft store!
What You Need:
- Stretchy gloves
- Foam ladybug stickers
What You Do:
- Lay the glove flat on the surface. Decide how you wish to arrange the ladybug stickers.
- Peel and stick the ladybugs to each finger. Press firmly so they stay in place. If you wish, you can reinforce with craft glue.
- Add a few leaf stickers for extra pop. These are usually included with the package of ladybug stickers.
Once your glove is made, you’re ready for the poem! If your kids like puppets, they will probably enjoy playing with their new ladybugs while they learn the poem!
Five Little Ladybugs
Five little ladybugs dancing on the shore,
One danced away and then there were four.
Four little ladybugs dipping in the sea,
One chased a fish and then there were three.
Three little ladybugs admiring the view
One skipped off and then there were two,
Two little ladybugs bathing in the sun
One flew home, leaving only one.
One little ladybug was all alone.
She called her friends on the telephone.
They came back, now there’s five
To dance and sing the ladybug jive!
-by Pam Schiller and Richele Bartkowiak
What a cute idea for play gloves. Any child would love to make & play with this. Thanks for sharing. Found you @ Lou Lou Girls.
Mel @ Adventures of Mel says
This is so cute, Mariah! Makes me miss the toddler stage so much! Thank you for sharing at Inspire Me Wednesday. Featuring you in this week’s issue.
Trish @ tagsthoughts.com says
Adorable! Absolutely adorable!!! The idea… the glove… the poem… it is all just darling! I am pinning this one to make for my lil’ guy. I know he is going to LOVE this. Thank you!! I would love for you to come share this post with my readers at the Creative Inspiration Party. If you have a chance, come link up with us ~ Mon 8p CST – Wed 8p CST on http://tagsthoughts.com.