Spider Paper Plate Craft

Here’s a fun Spider Paper Plate Craft that kids will love!

We think it will be an excellent Halloween activity for them to make – and the spider can move up and down on its web.

Spider Paper Plate Craft

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We love making Halloween Crafts (check out our Printable Halloween Treat Boxes or have fun with a Surprise Big Mouth Monster Printable).

To make your craft look even prettier, learn How to Draw a Spider Web. And for all the spider lovers, we have a How to Draw a Spider tutorial.

Paper Plate Spider

The spider craft is an excellent activity for younger children, as it helps them develop their fine motor skills.

DIY Spider Paper Plate Craft

Plus, it’s just plain fun! So, go ahead and give it a try – your kids are sure to love it.

How to Make the Spider Paper Plate Craft

What you need:

  • printable template
  • paper plate
  • pencil
  • black marker
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • acrylic paint (green and white)
  • paintbrush
  • white yarn
  • white paper
  • color papers (red, black, purple, and gray)

Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial

Paint the paper plate green.

Step 0

Cut out the tracing template.

Step 1

Trace the spider’s body on purple paper, then cut it out.

Step 2

Trace the head on gray paper, then go ahead and cut it out.

Step 3

You will want to trace the eyes on white paper and then cut them out.

Step 4

Go ahead and trace the mouth on red paper and cut it out.

Step 5

Trace the eight legs on black paper, and cut them out.

Step 6

Glue the eyes and mouth on the head.

Step 7

Draw the inside of the eyes, eyebrows and a smiling mouth.

Step 8

Make strips on the purple body with a black marker.

Step 9

Attach the legs.

Step 10

Glue on the head.

Step 11

Paint a spider web in one corner of the paper plate with white paint.

Step 12

Make two holes. The first one will be near our spiderweb at the top part of the paper plate.

Step 13

The second hole will be at the bottom of the paper plate.

Step 14

Grab your yarn and pull it through the hole.

Step 15

Pull the yarn downward and through the hole at the bottom of the paper plate.

Step 16

Connect the endo of the yarn at the back of the paper plate and make a knot.

Step 17

Glue the spider onto the yarn.

Step 18

Pull the spider up and down – make sure it moves smoothly.

Step 19

The finished product is this fun spider that has a lot of personalities!

Step 20

We love how our spider turned out!

DIY Spider Paper Plate Halloween Craft

How did you like the project?

Spider Paper Plate Halloween Craft

Have fun crafting!

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Spider Paper Plate Craft

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