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Giant Web Weaving

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Here's a quick and fun introduction to weaving for preschoolers using an unusual loom. Create your own giant spider web on the legs of a chair and make your own scary spider for the web.



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Time: 15 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Kids chair
Thick wool or string

To make the spider:
Black sock
Googly eyes
Glue
Paper
Black pipe cleaners or raffia
Needle and thread

Method
Turn the chair upside down and rest on the floor so that the four legs are pointing upwards.



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Ready to weave


Tie one end of the wool or string on to one leg.
Let the children create a web by winding the wool or string backwards and forwards across the four chair legs.



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To create a spider body, we stuffed a black sock with crumpled paper, making a ball shape.



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Glue on google eyes.
Attach eight spider legs by sewing or gluing them on to the body. We made ours from strips of black raffia. You could also try black pipe cleaners.



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Once the spider is finished, nestle it into the web. You can turn the chair over and use it normally with the web at the base until you're ready to take it down.



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Perfect for Halloween


Categories
#Under 5s
#Easy
#Weaving
#Spider
#Wool
#Halloween
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