Dangling Spider

Dangling Spider craft

Make your own cobwebs to hang in the corners! This cute critter is a Halloween decoration that could dangle in any room all year long.

  • 1.

    Choose a sturdy paper plate or, using Crayola® School Glue, attach two plates together and dry. Using Crayola Scissors, cut notches around the outside of the plate to hold your web. Cut two smaller circles out of another paper plate to use for your spider.

  • 2.

    Cover your work area with newspaper. Paint the web plate and the two spider circles using Crayola Paint Brushes and black Crayola Washable Kid's Paint. Dry. Paint yellow eyes on one of the spider circles. Dry.

  • 3.

    To create the web, cut a long piece of string or yarn. Glue the ends on one side of the notched plate. Dry. Drape string from notch to notch and around and around the plate.

  • 4.

    Glue twist ties on the bottom of the spider body with eyes to form eight spider legs. Glue one end of a long piece of string to the spider's edge. Glue on the second circle so the legs are sandwiched between circles. Dry. Bend the twist ties to form the s

  • 5.

    Glue the other end of the spider's dangling string to the front of the paper plate web. Glue more string to the top of the web to hang. Dry.