What are these insects?
Lucky you. Even though both those insects appear to be a bit on the weird side, they are the youngsters of lady beetles! Their favorite meals consist of aphids, aphids and still more aphids. You can keep the safe by minimizing or avoiding, pesticides, even the organic kinds.
See "Beneficial Insects - Nature’s Pest Control" - http://idl.entomology.cornell.edu/files/2013/11/Beneficial-Insects-1sdvh6p.pdf