Ladybug Science, Music & Art + Slideshow


The Ladybug has been a fascinating friend to almost every child. They don’t bite or sting, they are just friendly little bugs with 6 little legs that tickle as they crawl on your hand. This lesson will delve into the science of Ladybugs – including their life cycle and body parts. Classical music composers Schumann & Brahms wrote music based on a Ladybug poem. There are video links and information about these songs.

There are 4 original Ladybug songs that can be taught to children. Sheet music and MP3 tracks will help with teaching them. Along with the music there are several art, writing, literacy and science activities. There are many printable worksheets including a Ladybug life cycle craft.

Want to host a Ladybug Art Night for your class, grade or school? There is a section with ideas for creating and carrying out a memorable art night!

This is the perfect lesson and activity for elementary school children as well as home schooling. The lesson could take an 30 minutes or longer. Depending on the activity or activities you choose they could take up to several days to complete.

Click here to download a sample of Ladybug Science, Music & Art.


Lesson includes:
  • Information about Ladybugs
  • 14 page PDF slideshow about Ladybugs & Music
  • Life Cycle of a Ladybug
  • Ladybug Nursery Rhymes & Music
  • Poem about Ladybugs
  • Sheet Music – 4 Ladybug Songs (Melody & Accompaniment MP3s included)
    • Ladybug
    • Ladybug Waltz
    • City Bug
    • Ladybug Boogie
  • Activities
    • Ladybug Tic Tac Toe
    • Ladybug Coloring & Art
    • Ladybug Science
    • Ladybug Matching Game
    • Paper Plate Ladybug Life Cycle Craft
    • Ladybug Music
    • Ladybug Writing & Prompts
    • Ladybug Literacy – Suggested Ladybug books
    • Ladybug Art Night
  • Printable Worksheets
    • Ladybugs Quiz
    • Parts of a Ladybug worksheet
    • Ladybug Tic Tac Toe – game pieces and board
    • Ladybug Matching Game cards
    • Ladybug Science Research worksheet
    • Ladybug Life Cycle worksheet
    • Make a Ladybug Life Cycle craft
  • 15 Images of Ladybugs
  • Answer key
  • 53 page PDF