Nature offers all sorts of wonderful materials to use when you want to make crafts. If you look around on a nature walk you will see lots of plants, animals, shapes and textures to inspire you. This is what happened to Daisy when she was out in her garden. A lady bug inspired her to use a pebble she found to make a LADYBUG ROCK.
“1, 2, 3 spots on a ladybug
1, 2, 3 spots on a ladybug
It’s always lucky to spot you on a leaf...
the colour of your wings so vibrant and pretty!
I’m trying now to count your spots before you fly away home...
1, 2, 3 spots on a ladybug. ”
Gumboot Kids can listen to Jessie Farrell’s songs here .
MAKE A LADYBUG ROCK WITH DAISY!
Head outside and find a smooth, round rock.
Use some white acrylic paint and paint your entire rock white. This is called a base coat — it will make the colours look brighter when you paint your ladybug. Take a break while you wait for your white paint to dry.
Choose a bright colour and paint your ladybug. Be patient while the paint dries then add some polka dots and eyes. Voilà!
Remember there is no right or wrong way to make a nature craft, so have fun!
Message from Daisy…
““I can’t wait to see the wonderful nature crafts that we will create together. And remember Gumboot Kids, there is no right or wrong way to make a nature craft, so have fun!” — Daisy”