Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’s bestselling picture book, What the Ladybird Heard, was first published ten years ago, so this July, the Ladybird is celebrating her 10th birthday, and we’re all very excited! If your little ones are fans of the crime-fighting Ladybird and her friends, they’ll love getting involved in the celebrations with these fun kids’ activity sheets.


Colour in the farm from What the Ladybird Heard




Download the colouring in activity sheet


Make these paper chains to help the Ladybird celebrate her birthday




Download the paper chains activity sheet


Help the Ladybird spot the differences between the two pictures




Download the spot the difference activity sheet


Find all the words in the word search




Download the word search activity sheet



If your little ones are fans of What the Ladybird Heard, they’ll also love What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday. Keep the kids entertained on their own holidays with these What The Ladybird Heard on Holiday activities.


Help Monkey Joe and the Queen’s corgis to find the bones



Match the animals to their shapes


Spot the ladybirds. They're harder to find than you think!


Practice your drawing skills and copy the picture square by square


Match each zoo animal to the noise they make. Hint: lions roar!