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Adorable and Simple Paper Spider Craft for Preschoolers

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Inside: Paper Spider Craft for Preschoolers Learn how to make a seriously adorable little spiders out of things you have around the house right now!

Are you looking for a wonderful and simple Halloween paper project for toddlers and preschoolers?

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's time for some fun, spooky crafts! This simple paper spider craft is perfect for preschoolers. It's easy to make and I can't believe how much fun to play with. Get ready to have some spidery fun!

This paper spider craft is perfect! It's easy to create, and kids will love the adorable results.

My kids loved putting their own unique spin on these, and I loved seeing what they could create. These are perfect preschool classroom crafts, or if you stay home with your little, this one is a great craft to add to your Halloween decorations.

I hope you had fun making this Halloween craft! If you're looking for more Halloween crafts and printables, you're in the right place!

Paper Spider Craft for Preschoolers Halloween Craft

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What You'll Need to Create This Spider Paper Craft

There are a few things you'll need, feel free to change colors up, or read through these instructions and let your (or your child's!) creative heart tell you how to build this adorable little spider.

  • Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Scissors

Looking for more Halloween Preschool Fun? Check out this roundup of things I've made for Halloween!

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Halloween Paper Craft

This paper Halloween craft for toddlers is a great activity to do when you're looking for something quick and easy to put together. This simple craft is perfect for little ones and is sure to get them into the Halloween spirit.

Your child will love playing with their new spider friends – they're perfect for crawling around the house or playroom. Whether your little one is looking for a spooky craft or just some fun Halloween decorations, this little craft is sure to be a hit!

My favorite part of literally every craft we do in this house is that you can make it as unique to your child as you want. My middle child is our little artist, and he made each of the legs a different color of the rainbow.

It doesn't have to be true to a real spider — do packs of googly eyes come with that many?! It's just about whatever makes your little happy.

Give them free rein to be creative! Let them choose their favorite colors and decorations.

Prepare Your Halloween Paper Craft for Preschoolers

First, you'll collect your supplies, and cut out your paper.

You'll need two one inch circles for it's body, and eight strips of paper for it's legs. Then of course it's little eyeballs.

Paper spider craft supplies, strips of paper, two black circles of paper, glue and googly eyes

I'm all for letting kids innovate with these crafts. So if it makes your life easier and your kids are old enough to be trusted with scissors (or you're understanding that you'll have a lot to clean up later!) let them take the reins.

Step By Step Guide to Creating Your Paper Spider Craft

Give your spider some personality. Feel free to cut out mouth, create your own eyes, bend their little legs, add a bow, or add a crazy amount of eyes.

Yield: 1 Silly Spider

Paper Spider Craft for Preschoolers

Paper Spider Craft for Preschoolers

If your little ones are looking for a fun and not even a little spooky craft to make this Halloween, look no further than this paper spider craft!

It's easy to make and so much fun to play with.

Just cut out some simple spider shapes from black construction paper and add some googly eyes.

Your preschoolers will love making their own little spiders and then playing with them.
They make great decorations for your home or classroom, too. So get ready to have some spidery fun this Halloween!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Active Time 15 minutes
Difficulty preschool


  • Googly Eyes
  • Black Construction Paper


  • Glue (stick or white glue)
  • Scissors


  1. Cut out two circles for the body
  2. Cut eight strips of paper for legs
  3. Glue the strips to one of the black circles, four on each side
  4. Glue the leftover black circle on top of the legs, lined up with the body underneath
  5. Glue googly eyes on top



I love glue sticks for this, it's easy to use and not soak in glue!

Let your creativity flow here! You are free to change colors, use pipe cleaners for legs, or add extra eyes. The choice is yours! I love seeing what my little's create after I show them the instructions, it's always fun and unique!

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