Planning a ladybug party for a birthday, baby shower, or wedding? Try these wonderfully adorable ladybug party ideas!




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Learn how to plan a ladybug party theme with creative ideas for decorations, food, and games to put together a perfectly cute ladybug birthday party.

Ladybug Invitations

These free printable invites are on pink polka dot background. (via Printable Party Invitations)

Or for something a bit more crafty, DIY invitation cards in the shape of the bug.
(via Pin Image)

Ladybug Birthday Outfits

Deck your little birthday love bug out in these adorable birthday attire.


Easy to make, and easy for guests to take home as favors as well. (via Life Thru a Linds)

Ladybug Party Decoration Ideas

Birthday Banner

This post includes a bunch of different ladybug party printables, such as:

  • Birthday banner garland
  • Water bottle labels
  • Tent cards/food tags
  • Cupcake liners

(via How to Nest for Less)


Make ladybug balloons with paint polka dot marks. (via Balloon Decoration DIY Site)

Or try this cute 3-d tissue paper decoration. (via Pin Image)

Party Decor

Assemble paper decorations into this lovely backdrop. (via @pleatsonsheets)

Ladybug Party Food Ideas

Here are some delicious appetizers, desserts, snacks, drinks, and other menu items and recipes to serve to your guests.

Ladybug Pizzas

What kid wouldn’t love biting into one of these pizzas? (via Baking with Blondie)

  • Recipe type: Tomatoes, olives on parmesan cheese and English muffin
  • Skill level: Beginner

Cheese Snack

Spread the babybel cheese wax covering out into the shape of wings, add some olives, and voila, this fun food art creation. (via Flickr)

Pudding Parfait

This one’s a lighter, healthier dessert snack. (via Veggie Balance)

  • Recipe type: Chocolate banana chia seed pudding with strawberry and blueberry garnish
  • Time to make: 40 minutes
  • Skill level: Beginner

Ladybug Cake

This cute two-tier cake has a pink, red, white, black color scheme. Add cake ball polka dots for a nice suprirse treat inside. (via Finding Pins and Needles)

This lovely ladybug cake idea with outdoor decorations includes a green-colored cake with grass and flower detail gives it a spring/summer type of feel. (via Make Fabulous Cakes)
For something a bit more challenging, try this cake in round shape. The sprinkle-covered spots on the shell are a colorful touch. (via Kitchen Nine)

  • Recipe type: Butter cake with buttercream frosting
  • Time to make: Over an hour
  • Skill level: Advanced

Ladybug Cake Pops

This pictorial tutorial makes it easy to follow along the recipe and decorating instructions. Also, we’re totally in love with the idea of using heart sprinkles for the mouth. (via Sugar Kissed)

  • Recipe type: Box cake mix with melted chocolate and frosting
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Ladybug Cupcakes

These cupcakes include fun add-ins and textures like bright red sugar crystals, M&Ms, Oreos, and pretzel sticks. (via Typical Mom)

  • Recipe type: Red velvet cupcakes
  • Skill level: Beginner
The fresh strawberry cupcake toppers not only look great, the flavor complements the chocolate very well. To simplify this recipe, use marshmallows for where the ladybugs sit. (via Bake with Stork)

  • Recipe type: Dark chocolate cupcakes
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate
This outdoorsy cupcake has perfectly piped grass and nicely made 3d ladybug candy toppers. (via Our Kids Mom)

  • Recipe type: Chocolate cupcakes with strawberry candies and Junior Mints
  • Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

Ladybug Cookies

A cleverly simple dessert decoration from store-bought cookies. (via Yesterday on Tuesday)

  • Recipe type: Nutter Butters
  • Time to make: 10 minutes
  • Skill level: Beginner

Ladybug Party Games

What’s a party without fun games and activities? These ideas are spot-on for little ones.

Ladybug Toss

Use inflatable ladybug balls to toss into buckets. (via Nellie Design Blog)

Pin the Spot on the Ladybug

What kid doesn’t enjoy a variation of Pin the Tail on the Donkey? (via Love the Day)

Bracelet Making

Little girls will love making and taking home their own piece of jewelry. (via Love the Day)

Ladybug Party Favors & Bags

Put candies in a mason jar with a “Thanks for fluttering by, Bugs and kisses” sign. (via Pin Image)

Marshmallow rice cereal treats are always a sweet delight to offer at parties. (via The Bearfoot Baker)

Party Favor Goody Bag

If you want to go with a goodie bag, here’s a simple design to follow. (via Yellow Bliss Road)

These ladybug party theme ideas for decorations, food, and games are sure to make a ladybug birthday party that will have guests’ hearts fluttering.