Why read: Give this Halloween spider craft a try! With a step-by-step guide and pictures, your kids are sure to love it!
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Halloween is a great time to get creative with your kids and have fun!
When it comes to Halloween arts and crafts, few crafts are as fun and festive as DIY spiders.
Whether you’re looking to decorate your home for Halloween or simply love all things creepy and crawly, a spider craft is a perfect way to get in the spirit of the season.
Today I will show you how to make an easy and cute Halloween spider craft!
This craft is super fun because not only do kids love making these little spiders, but they also enjoy displaying them around the house and role-playing with them too!
Just like any craft making this spider can be a great bonding time with your toddler. You can even sing incy wincy spider together while working on it!
Or use it as a fun Halloween project in preschool or kindergarten, and even first grade.
So let’s get started!
What You’ll Need To Make Spider Craft
To make this Halloween spider craft you’ll need a few basic supplies like paper cups.
Let your child go wild with their imagination and paint the spiders in different colors. They can make as many as they want and play with them as much as their heart desires! For more Halloween fun try these 3 Halloween STEM activities for kids next.
Here are the materials you’ll need for this craft and can reuse them for other Halloween crafts as well!
Instructions For Paper Cup Spider Craft
There are a few precautions you should take when working with this craft:
- Always supervise small children, when working with a hot glue gun and scissors.
- Plus, if you feel the spider looks too realistic and might scare your little one, talk through the process for the child to understand it’s not real.
OK, with all the precaution tips in mind let’s start crafting!
Step 1: Cut the paper cup in half.
No paper cup? Feel free to substitute it with a toilet paper roll or paper plate. With paper plate, popsicle sticks can serve as legs.
Step 2: Paint it black and let it dry.
Step 3: Cut the pipe cleaners. Make at least 6 spider legs.
Step 4: Attach the legs to the paper cup, 3 legs on each side.
Step 5: Add the googly eyes.
And there you have it – a cute Halloween spider craft that is sure to delight your kids!
I told you it’ll be super easy!
One Last Thing
While I’ve provided you with step-by-step instructions, don’t be afraid to get creative and let your child’s imagination run wild!
Overall, the possibilities for this fun Halloween craft are endless.
You can use different colors, curl the legs with your hand to give them a realistic look. Also, add glitter or pom poms, or beads, hang them on a string, or use them to spook up your pumpkin decorations! And so much more!
And after the crafting is done, challenge your kids with this Halloween word search. Can they find all the words?
Have you given this cute spider craft a try? I’d love to hear all about it in the comments!