Painted Paper Spider

Today felt like the perfect day to do a little painting. We made an adorable, but easy, little paper spider. With a few modifications, this is a perfect craft for kids one to five years old!

Materials Needed

  • White Paper
  • Construction Paper (We picked orange)
  • Black Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Googly Eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue

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Start by letting your little one paint the white paper black. Try to encourage them to cover as much as the paper as possible.

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Once the painted paper dries, cut out a circle and 8 long rectangles. If your little one is preschool aged, try just drawing the shapes on the back of the paper and let them cut the shapes out.

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Flip over all the parts and let your little one glue the legs on.

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Next, help your little one glue the spider on your construction paper.

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To finish the spider, add googly eyes! We just added two eyes, but if you want a more realistic spider, you can do that as well.

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10 thoughts on “Painted Paper Spider”

  1. We just put our Halloween decorations up today and found a craft my oldest did at preschool almost the same as this! My youngest now wants to make one to hang so we will be trying this tomorrow!

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  2. THIS IS SO FREAKIN’ ADORABLE!!! How cute and creepy is that! One thing I miss about my kids being out of preschool, I now realize as I look at this, is that they no longer bring home cute crafts like this!

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