15+ Spider Crafts and Activities for Kids

Hi friends! It’s feature Friday time, and last week’s Discover & Explore linky BLEW me away with all the amazing Halloween entries!  Since we have been on a spider kick lately, I decided to selfishly feature some of the fun spider crafts and activities that were linked up by loads of talented bloggers. So, without further adieu, I bring you…

15+ Spider Crafts and Activities for Kids: Features from the Discover & Explore Halloween Theme

15+ Spider Crafts and Activities for Kids

First up- crafts!


Clockwise from upper left:

Spider Headband Craft by Fantastic Fun and Learning

Halloween Spider Creations by Pinkoddy

Glittery Spiderweb and Spider by Buggy and Buddy

Painting Spiders and Cobwebs by Happy Hooligans

Pipe Cleaner Spiderwebs by Imprints from Tricia

And Now- Activities!


Clockwise from upper left:

Halloween Threading Activity from Stir the Wonder

Spider Legs Counting by How Wee Learn

Spider Counting by Discover Explore Learn

The Very Busy Spider Preschool Activities by Teaching with Tera

Spiders in the Sensory Table by Preschool Inspirations

Also, our lovely cohost Deborah from Teach Preschool has a great roundup of hands-on, “Not-so-Spooky” spider activities for you to check out!

Not So Spooky Spiders from Teach Preschool

There were many more Halloween themed posts linked up last week…be sure to check out the original post for the complete collection.

These posts and other highlights have been pinned to the Discover & Explore Pinterest Board.

Looking for more spider activities? Try these from Twodaloo (click on the photos):

Sparkly Spider Web Play Dough

Spooky Mirrored Sand Play

Spider Learning and Fine Motor Table

Sparkly Fine Motor Spider from Twodaloo

 More Halloween fun from our Discover & Explore cohosts:


Cute and Creepy Mummy Garland by KC Edventures

Pumpkin and Monster Jars by Fantastic Fun and Learning

Halloween Charades from Buggy and Buddy

Upcoming Discover & Explore Themes:

  • Open Now–Dinosaurs & Fossil Fun
  • October 23–Creating with Natural Materials
  • October 30–Science Experiments

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  1. This is such a fun round up! I saw it on Pinterest and had to stop by to tell you.

  2. Thank you for the feature – I am loving the variety on what you can do with spiders.

  3. Thank you very much for the feature! Love all the other ideas featured as well! Great list of fun spider crafts and activities!!

  4. You have fantastic ideas. Thanks so much for sharing them. Where do you get all the little pieces, spiders, pumpkins, etc.?

  5. There are so many great ideas!! Thanks for featuring our sensory table amongst so much great talent!


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