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Ladybug Classroom Theme Ideas for Elementary Teachers in 2022

A ladybug classroom theme is simple, but perfect for elementary classroom decor. Teachers love this “lucky” theme because it makes it easy to tie in science, uses bold colors, and is inspired by nature. This theme works for both lower and upper elementary students. Learn more about a ladybug classroom theme below and scoop up this ladybug classroom theme packet!

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Ladybug Theme Bulletin Board Ideas

Below are some ladybug theme bulletin board ideas for elementary teachers.

Ladybug Bulletin Board Backgrounds

There are lots of pretty types of ladybug wrapping paper out there. If you are interested in solid color fabric or butcher paper for bulletin board backgrounds, consider using the colors black, red, or green. If you want to take it up a notch, you could have a red background and cover it with black dots (made of paper or simply drawn with a marker).

Ladybug Bulletin Board Trim

ladybug theme bulletin board trim with pennants, banner and bunting

In addition to traditional border, put these items around the perimeter of your board.

  • polka dot ribbons
  • plastic ladybugs hot-glued to solid color bulletin board trim
  • artificial green leaves
  • red and black tissue paper bunched together
  • kid-drawn pictures of ladybugs

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Ladybug Bulletin Board Title Ideas

  • “Look Who Has Been Spotted in (Grade)!”
  • “We are Buggy for (Grade)!”
  • “Great Class Spotted Here!”
  • “(Your Name): The Spot for Learning and Fun!”
  • When creating your own titles, use words like spot, luck, or bug.

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8 Ideas for a Ladybug Themed Classroom

  1. Pair with Bee Theme Classroom Decor to create an insect themed classroom. This is especially great for grades that cover insects as a science topic.
  2. Use red paper plates to back round decor like table numbers. Add paper antennas. 
  3. Since red is such a dominant color in a ladybug theme consider using it only as an accent and use black as the main background for bulletin boards. Doing so really makes your theme pop.
  4. The garden area of big box stores often have ladybug items on clearance at the end of the summer just before you go back to school.
  5. Mix in elements of nature such as large cut out leafs and branches.
  6. Flower pots and other garden type items work well with this theme.
  7. Title your student work board, “Good Work Has Been Spotted.”
  8. Set up a display of books that relate to the theme by standing them on a counter or shelf.
free printable planning organizers for ladybug classroom theme on a desk

Themes to Pair Your Ladybug Theme With

Get access to all of the Clutter-Free Classroom decor themes and color schemes in the Elementary Classroom Decor Collection, including the ones listed below that pair really nicely with a ladybug theme.

ladybug themed background for a cheap and easy online teaching or a VIP kid backdropeditable nameplates and basket labels for a ladybug themed classroom

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ladybug theme labels for paper organization in the classroomladybug themed tools for improving student behavior in an elementary classroom
editable elementary schedule cards and job chart labels with a ladybug themeladybug theme editable dismissal chart for elementary classrooms with for better classroom

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elementary classroom word wall and reading logs for a ladybug themed classroomprintable and editable ladybug theme classroom decor packets
ladybug themed math resources for telling time, place value and the days of the weekDIY printable classroom calendar for elementary teachers using a ladybug classroom theme

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Ladybugs Classroom Theme Pictures

The ladybug classroom theme bundle includes BOTH the original version (shown below) and the newly updated version (shown above). In the newer version, we used all new clipart which includes much more diverse characters. Also, we made the entire bundle 100% editable so not only can you customize it with your students’ names and details specific to your classroom, you can now translate EVERYTHING into other languages too. This has long been a request from teachers of ELLs and immersion classrooms. Both versions are available in the Elementary Classroom Decor Collection.

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In closing, we hope you found these ladybug classroom theme ideas helpful! If you did, then you may also be interested in the free ladybug planning organizer below as well as these classroom decorating posts:

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