Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Spider in a Lacing Card Web

by Janine (follow)
Easy (583)      Under 5s (482)      Halloween (48)      Paper Plate (34)      Egg Carton (18)      Weaving (12)      Spider (10)      Pipe Cleaner (6)      Lacing (1)     
Spider webs are a source of wonder and amazement. Have your little ones create their very own spider web and spider while developing fine motor skills. These would also make great Halloween decorations!

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials



materials


Cardboard egg carton
Paint and paint brush
Yarn, laces or twine
Paper plate
Hole punch
Pipe cleaners (at least 4)
Googly eyes

Method
Cut one egg cup out of the egg carton and paint. Set aside to dry.



Painting the spider

Punch holes around the paper plate.



Painting the spider

Measure a length of yarn about 1.5 m long and use tape to create a needle at one end.
Thread the taped end of the yarn through the holes. You may need to use some helpful guidance to get at least some of the yarn across the plate with toddlers.



Painting the spider

When all of the holes have been threaded at least once, tape both ends of the yarn to the back of the plate. The web is now complete.



Painting the spider

Cut each of the pipe cleaners into half for the spider legs. Poke the pipe cleaner legs through the painted egg carton cup. We found it was easier to have some guide holes made with the end of some sharp scissors or a knife. Twist the end of the pipe cleaner around itself to secure to the body.
Use double sided tape or glue to adhere the googly eyes to your spider body.
Your spider can now be secured to the web by wrapping the pipe cleaners around the yarn.



pipe cleaners


Start or end this activity with a story about spiders. We like The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle.


Categories
#Easy
#Under 5s
#Paper plate
#Lacing
#Spider
#Halloween
#Egg Carton
#Pipe Cleaner
#Weaving
#Fine Motor Skills
I like this Article - 10
[ print friendly ]
Share: email  facebook  twitter
More Articles by Janine
A unique and fun way for children to add their mark in the garden
9 likes
A great way to help children work on their scissor skills, this simple shark craft is sure to win ap...
10 likes
If you have a child that loves to play fireman, this quick and easy fire hat craft is a must! ...
9 likes
I have never used store bought puff paint as I thought the experience of making our own would be par...
13 likes
Imaginative play is regarded as a great way for children to develop problem-solving skills and later...
7 likes
Ribbon wands are easy to make, fun to use and can be made from all sorts of shiny, sparkly materials...
5 likes
view all articles by Janine
Articles by Janine on Other Hubs
Add some pizzazz to a wall in your house without spending a lot of money on wall decals, stencils or...
5 likes
If you have pictures you would like to group together but the pictures are different sizes, try this...
8 likes
Many two storey houses have a small bathroom on the main level with a pedestal sink and toilet
5 likes
Whether you want to add some feminine flare to a side table, dinning table or bathroom, these coffee...
8 likes
ID: 2347
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Here's how to make a crocodile costume from a cardboard box and egg carton
12 likes
Hang some of these fun little bees around the garden for a whimsical touch
by Lucy
12 likes
Rainbows are always a popular craft for children due to the bright colours involved
11 likes
Squeak, squeak - how cute is this little one? It will only take a few minutes to put this pipe clean...
by Lucy
11 likes
Have fun making your own glitter petal perfume
11 likes
This is a bit of a cheat, creating a wow birthday cake with only the fun decoration part to do and n...
10 likes
An easy, fun and nutritious snack or breakfast, any child is sure to love these little breakfast bea...
10 likes
Here's an easy and effective way to make a 'days of the week' wheel for preschoolers
10 likes
Make your own snail pets using old snail shells you have collected
10 likes
This is a fun activity for a group of children to do together - perfect for a rainy day! Our giant c...
10 likes
Categories
5 to 10s (516)
Under 5s (482)
Over 10s (337)
Any Age (292)
Baby (10)
Links (1)
Easy (583)
Medium (203)
Hard (28)
Featured on Other Hubs
Bargain fashionista's prepare to be excited as South Africa’s most loved fashion retailer recen...
5 likes
Trending on Other Hubs
Sure they are sour, but the humble lemon is home to an abundance of health benefits
16 likes
On one hand, you would love to show up to work (or more accurately, be caught with a glass of wi...
10 likes
Here's how to create your own wood block picture
8 likes
New on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version