Spider Crafts

The only time of year that all mothers and children seem to be able to tolerate spiders is Halloween! We've got some great spider crafts for you to try below whether they are for Halloween or a minibeast theme or just for fun.

Bottle Top Spider

Bottle Top Spider

A bottle top is the perfect size for this little spider craft, and as you can see from the photo he sits quite realistically on his pipe-cleaner legs. Perfect for scattering around the house or classroom at Halloween!

Cheese Box Spider Craft

Cheese Box Spider Craft

Here's another recycling craft for Halloween, turning a cheese box into a lovely, big, scary spider!

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Cupcake Case Spider Web

Cupcake Case Spider Web

We used a variety of Halloween cupcake cases for this Halloween spider web craft and the effect was great - you can see how much fun they look in the window!

Glow in the Dark Spider Magnet

Glow in the Dark Spider Magnet

Although this spider's legs might more realistically be painted black, they have a secret power - they glow in the dark! What could be better at Halloween?

Glow in the Dark Spider Web

Glow in the Dark Spider Web

This glow in the dark spider web craft is a great way to use up your glow in the dark loom bands this Halloween!

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Handprint Spider Craft

Handprint Spider Craft

This spooky little spider does double duty - first as a quick and easy fun craft for kids of all ages, and second as a keepsake for mothers (or grandmothers) to lock away and bring out on future Halloweens!

Paper Plate Spider

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 Web

Paper Plate Spider Web

This paper plate spider web is just the thing when you have a pompom spider which needs a spooky perch! Younger kids in particular will enjoy the lacing activity.

Pompom Spider Craft

Pompom Spider Craft

Don't you love this funny spider? Despite his googly eyes, I'm not sure I'd like to meet him in the dark on Halloween! These pompom spiders can be hung around your room or simply left on windowsills, mantelpieces and nooks and crannies to surprise and delight!

Smiling Spider Fuse Bead Pattern

Smiling Spider Fuse Bead Pattern

Use black beads for the body and yellow or orange for teh spider's eyes and smiley mouth. This spider makes a great brooch (pin) for Halloween, although you must be careful not to break his legs! He also looks great hung from ceilings or doorways by a piece of thread.

Sparkly Spider Web Picture

Sparkly Spider Web Picture

Here is a clever way for your children to create a sparkly spider web picture for Halloween!

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Spider Fingers

Spider Fingers

This is one of our favourite Halloween crafts for kids, and is very quick and simple as well as a good way to practice cutting skills with little kids. Older kids can let their imaginations take over and create some really wacky spiders!

Spidery Finger Prints

Spidery Finger Prints

These spidery finger prints are so simple and quick to make that you are likely to end up with dozens of spiders! They are fun for all ages, and a great way to decorate stationery, table-wear or party bags!

Toilet Roll Spider

Toilet Roll Spider

We might have got just a little bit carried away with the number of eyes on our toilet roll spider - but you can be sure he won't miss anything that's going on! Stick to just two eyes if you prefer...

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