Paper Plate Spider

This cheerful paper plate spider involves painting, cutting, folding and sticking, so it is a great Halloween craft for younger kids. And they look great out on display, too!

Paper plate spider craft
Our cute Halloween spider!

You will need:

A paper plate
Black paint
2 sheets of black paper
Scrap of white paper
Black pen
Glue

Instructions:

Paint the plate black and leave to dry.

Fold each sheet of paper in half lengthways and then in half again. Cut along the folds so that you end up with 8 strips. Pleat the strips.

Glue or staple the strips of paper to the plate to form your spider's legs.

Cut two circles from white paper as eyes. Draw on the pupils and stick to the spider.

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