With there being over 300 species of ladybug just in North America, and so many stages in their development, perhaps the best way to illustrate their development is through checking out some ladybug pictures. Ladybugs vary in color at each stage; for example, they can be red, yellow, pink, orange, white or black.
Ladybugs are used for logos and other art on a regular basis, perhaps because they are so recognizable. Since ladybugs are also a favorite amongst kids, getting ladybug pictures for kids to color in, paint and decorate could be a good rainy day activity. They will have great fun using their imaginations to decorate the pictures, which should be readily available to download and print.
For a school teacher, using pictures of ladybugs can be a good way to explain the life cycle of the ladybug. Visual aids play an important part in memory, helping to retain information. Ladybug larvae can have a very unusual appearance, often resembling a tiny alligator, or being brightly colored, so using pictures may be a very appropriate way to teach.
Pictures of ladybugs tend to print out well, because the vivid colors of the ladybug stand out against a bright green leafy background. Its black spots are unique to each ladybug, like fingerprints are for humans, so every ladybug picture will be unique in its own way.
Ladybugs can and have often been used as logos for various designers and websites. They are easy to represent accurately and create a memorable image which is easily replicated and which draws the eye, ensuring that products and services using the logo are drawn quickly to the attention of consumers.
If you have found something unusual in the garden and want to find out more about it, a picture is the best way to identify what it is you have found. For example, if you think you have found something that resembles a very small alligator, you only have to look at pictures of a ladybug's life cycle and it will become apparent what it is. Pictures therefore play an important role in helping people become more informed about nature.