Potato Masher Ladybug Craft

Along with the coming of spring come the insects. Little creepy crawlers that lay appear the first few warm days! Here is a fun craft to make cute ladybugs using a my favorite kitchen utensil to paint with – the potato masher.

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Here’s what you’ll need to create your own Potato Masher Ladybug:

 Supplies

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Easy Directions to Make a Potato Masher Ladybug

Gather your supplies. Using the scissors cut six legs for each ladybug you will make out of the black paper.

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Dip the potato masher into the red paint (make sure the entire surface is covered in paint so that it stamps a full circle) and stamp it three times on the blue construction paper to make three ladybugs.

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Before the paint dries add googly eyes to the face of the ladybugs.

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Making the Ladybugs Dots

Dip the cork into the black paint and dab it to make the spots on the ladybugs.

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Add the construction paper legs of the ladybug directly into the paint. If the paint is dry use a bit of glue, if it is still wet stick the legs directly into the paint.

 

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This craft makes a great fine motor skill activity as well!

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Using a marker or sharpie, add two antenna to each of your ladybugs.

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Fun Craft!

This was a fun and easy craft to make with my almost four year! Definitely going up on our craft wall!

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WILL YOU MAKE A POTATO MASHER LADYBUG WITH YOUR LITTLE ONE? Pin it for later!

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