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spider craft for kids suitable for preschool or eyfs using scrunched paper

Scrunched Paper Spider

Make an easy spider craft that's perfect for Halloween
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Keyword: Halloween, Preschooler, toddler
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Author: Kate Williams


  • Glue
  • Black pen
  • Coloured pen for the web
  • Scissors


  • Tissue paper black
  • Coloured card for background
  • Black cardstock or paper
  • White scrap paper or card


  • Draw a web shape onto coloured card.
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  • Cut out eight strips from black card or paper.
  • Make a circle on the web using glue.
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  • Stick the eight strips onto the edges of the circle to make the spiders legs.
  • Scrunch up black tissue paper and stick it onto the glue circle.
  • Cut white circles from white card or paper and draw black dots on them to make the spiders eyes.
  • Stick the spiders eyes onto its body.


I've used large pieces of tissue paper to make my spiders body but you could use lots of small pieces glues closely together instead.
Tried this?Mention @craftsonsea - we'd love to see and maybe share it!