Spring has sprung and these printable Ladybug Coloring Pages are perfect for this time of year. A set of five different adorable ladybug color sheets will give your kids something fun to do on a rainy spring day. I love the convenience of free printable coloring pages for kids!
ALL ABOUT LADYBUGS
While the kids are busy getting out their red and black crayons you can tell them all about ladybugs. These cute little insects are a common sight, but chances are kids don't know much about them.
Here are some interesting facts and tidbits about ladybugs:
- Ladybugs are also sometimes called lady beetles or ladybird beetles.
- The ladybug is found all over the world and actually has around 5,000 different species.
- In North America the seven-spotted ladybug is the most common. It has a shiny red body with black spots on it.
- A ladybug can eat up to 5,000 insects in its life.
- Ladybugs eat aphids and other plant-eating insects. This makes ladybugs very popular with farmers and gardeners.
- Some people believe ladybugs bring good luck.
- Ladybugs were brought to North America from Europe in the mid-1900's to help control the aphid population that was harming crops.
- These bugs hibernate in the winter under rocks, inside logs or even inside homes.
LADYBUG GIFT IDEAS
I know many people collect ladybugs. I had a coworker who loved ladybugs and had a wonderful collection of ladybug-themed items in her office.
If you have a child who adores the ladybug there are some fun gift ideas available. Check these out for birthdays or Christmas gifts:
- Paint your own mosaic ladybug stepping stone for the garden with this fun kids for kids.
- Older children would love to receive a Tree of Life necklace that features a rhinestone ladybug.
- The Ladybug's Gift is a book by Chris Richie that is perfect to talk to kids about people who pass on.
- A Ladybug Purse will bring a smile to a little girl's face.
- Everyone in the family will fight over who gets to wrap up in the ladybug fleece blanket.
PRINTABLE LADYBUG COLORING PAGES
You can download this fun set of printable ladybug coloring pages right now! There are five different sheets. One is a ladybug holding an umbrella in the rain. There is a ladybug riding a bicycle. I love the ladybug holding the magnifying glass looking at a strawberry. One is a ladybug flying and the last is a sweet ladybug wearing a hat and carrying a purse!
Just click this link to download all five pages: Ladybug Coloring Pages Set
If you love coloring pages be sure to check these out before you go:
- Fire Truck Coloring Pages
- Hot Air Balloon Coloring Pages
- Rainbow Coloring Pages
- Baseball Coloring Pages
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