How to Make a Spider Craft: Paper Plate Spider

¬†Are you looking for Halloween activities for kids? Why not make a Paper Plate Spider? These craft spiders are fun, super easy and a great Halloween craft idea. Just dig up a paper plate or two from the summer picnic supplies, black paint or markers, some scissors, pipe cleaners and yarn. Let’s go!

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What You Need:

  • Paper Plate
  • Paint/Crayons/Markers (black)
  • Pipe Cleaners (black)
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  • Yarn/String
  • Googly Eyes (optional)
  • Glue (optional)

What You Do:

  1. Paint or color the paper plate black.
  2. Cut pipe cleaners into half.
  3. Punch 4 holes on each side for the legs.
  4. Insert 8 pipe cleaners for legs.
  5. Glue your optional googly eyes at this point.
  6. Or, you can glue eyes from white paper.
  7. Poke a small hole in the top for the yarn/string.
  8. Tie a knot in one end of the yarn/string piece of yarn and string through the hole to hang the spider with.

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