Blog home
The Blog

Fresh Ideas and Inspiration for education

How to make a giant spider - a Halloween craft for children

These easy to make spiders are ideal as an autumn or Halloween project. They make great decorations for Halloween discos and Halloween parties. This Halloween craft for children has 3 easy steps with minimal materials needed.

Posted on Thursday 18th October 2018

How to make a giant spider - halloween craft for children

You will need:

Step 1 – the body

How to make a giant spider - halloween craft for childrenStart by using the black acrylic to paint the polystyrene ball black. We have use two coats for an even coverage.

Step 2 – the legs

Use the black acrylic to paint four of the megastem pipe cleaners. Once dry cut in half to create 8 legs and bend into position.

Step 3

Use the glue gun to stick the legs to the body. Finish off by making a face by sticking wiggle eyes and using a marker pen to create fangs.

Halloween spider and bat - craft activities for children

We think you might need our International Schools site

or continue to TTS UK