- Scavenger Hunt (try to find red things)
- Scavenger Hunt (try to find circles!)
- counting (felt ladybugs);
- Ladybug, Ladybug Fly Away Home
- Ladybug, Ladybug Fly Away Home coloing page
Learn about parts of a ladybug and how ladybugs are helpful;
- President Lincoln
- Ladybug, ladybug fly away home by Jan Brett;
- Tawny Scrawny Lion by Kathering Jackson;
- The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle;
- Ladybug, Ladybug by Ruth Brown;
- Little Red Riding Hood;
- Clifford books
- (use felt ladybugs while singing)
Five little ladybugs sitting in a tree The first one said," I'm glad I'm me" The second one said, "I feel great too" The third one said," How about you?" The fourth one said," It's time to fly away" The fifth one said," We'll talk another day"
- If Your Clothes Have Any Red - sung to "If You're Happy and You Know It"
If your clothes have any red, any red,If your clothes have any red, any red,If your clothes have any red,Put your finger on your head,If your clothes have any red, any red.
- penny rubbing;
- lincoln hat;
- paint a rock to look like a ladybug;
- red collage: look through newspaper ads, and magazines for red items. Cut out and glue onto paper.
- Red ice painting
- Have child rip up pieces of green paper to look like grass. Have the children dip there fingertips in red paint and press them on their grass, when dried dot a black marker on the red spots and viola you have fingerprint ladybugs!
- ripping paper;
- drawing lines (straight, try curvy)
- drawing a circles;
- leap frog,
- long jump
- homemade playdoh (bury small objects in it, and have him dig them out);
- "hot potato" with red beanbag
- Big/Little (through discussion) "Is it big? Is it little?"
- Red apple ladybugs (using apples, peanut butter and raisins/chocolate chips for ladybug spots…count them!);
- Strawberry smoothie.
- Red Rover Red Rover
- sorting different colored pasta
Diagram of a ladybug
Ladybug coloring page
Patterns for Lincoln hat
Pasta dyed different colors
Red food coloring
Red ink pad