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Sequins and Beads Lady Bug

Spring has arrived and this lady bug already wants to spend the time outdoors in the warm sun.



Sequins and Beads Lady Bug 1

For this project you will need:

- styrofoam ball 6.5 mm in diameter (approximately 2 1/2 inches)
- one pack each of red and black sequins and 2 silver sequins for the eyes
- one pack each of red and black seed beads and 2 clear seed beads for the eyes
- short straight pins
- pen for marking the areas on the styrofoam
- craft knife to half the styrofoam ball (parents should do this)


Sequins and Beads Lady Bug 4
1. After the parents have cut the styrofoam ball in half, the areas should be approximately marked off with a pen as in the photo below.

Sequins and Beads Lady Bug 5
2. Starting with black of the lady bug, place a seed bead and then a sequin onto a pin. For all of the sequins, you will always first place a bead on the pin and then a sequin.

Sequins and Beads Lady Bug 6
3. Then fill all of the black areas first. It is ok ot overlap some if necessary. On the face, make sure that you use the silver sequins plus clear beads for the eyes. Once the black areas are finished, fill the rest with red. Use a black bead occasionally to create the typical lady bug spots.

Sequins and Beads Lady Bug 2
This lady bug sparkles in the afternoon sun.

Ages 8 and older
This project takes about 2 hours (+,-)




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Sequins and Beads Lady Bug





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