Daily Activity 11: Spring Animals

April 6, 2020

This week’s theme:

The Mysteries of Spring & Easter

This week’s colouring sheet:

Download and print this week’s colouring sheet here. The spring flowers (clockwise from the top) are Narcissus, Anemone, Forget-Me-Not, Wild Garlic, Hyacinth and Iris.

Fact of the day:

There are about 5,000 different species of ladybirds in the world.

Resources list:

Internet; printer and red colouring in pens/pencils/paints; paper, pens, glue; pegs and crafty bits & pieces; youtube

Activity 1:

Play an online game to count and match Ladybird spots here

Activity 2:

Download and print a set of dominoes here. Colour them in to look like ladybirds before having a game!

Activity 3:

Make your own paper ladybirds or twirling ladybirds or peg insects. Peg or hang up the ladybirds up in your house or garden, what unusual places can you hide them in? Send us photos of where you find your sneaky insects! You can share it on our FacebookInstagram or Twitter or send it to melanie@purplepatcharts.org and we’ll put it online for you!

Activity 4:

Try the ‘Little Lady Bug’ line dancing steps here or, come up with your own Ladybird inspired dance moves along with the country music.