Ladybugs are important to a happy, healthy garden. Not only are they cute, but ladybugs are beneficial and will eat bad bugs that are harmful to plants. Here's a fun way to make your very own ladybugs to decorate the garden. The painted rocks won't be eating any bad bugs, but they sure are adorable!
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Gather several small to medium size oval rocks and rinse them with warm water until clean. Let them dry.
Paint the entire rock red and let dry.
Paint the top third of the rock black for the head, a vertical line, and black spots. Let dry.
Color white eyes on the head and little dots to make an antenna. Let dry completely.
- Rocks - source from your garden or purchase smooth river rocks
- Paint - acrylic craft paint or paint markers are also helpful