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Subject: Halloween Craft
Grade: K-2
Age: 4-8

Submitted by: Amy Schamburek as part of: Creepy, Scary and fun ideas from 20ishParents.com


  • Halloween fun!

What You Need:

  • Black Paint
  • Orange construction paper
  • Black Yarn
  • White Chalk
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paintbrushes
  • Hands

What You Do:

  1. Make sure to spread out newspaper over the work area.

  2. Paint inside of palm and fingers, excluding the thumb, with black paint.

  3. With fingers slightly spread, press palm on orange construction paper so that fingers are pointing to the right side of the paper.

  4. Make an identical print with fingers pointing to the left side of the paper, overlapping the palm prints completely.

  5. Glue a piece of black yard to the paper, extending from the top of the spider's body to the top of the page. You may also draw a string.

  6. Draw a face in the spider with chalk or white paint.

Recommended Books:

Crafts for Halloween
by Kathy Ross, Sharon Lane Holm
Black cats, ghosts, and spiders come to life in a simple, illustrated guide to creating the perfect decorations for Halloween, designed so that even very young children can use readily available materials to master these holiday crafts.


Amy Schamburek is the face behind 20ishParents.com.

© Amy Schamburek, 20ishParents.com

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