These Halloween spiders just may be the cutest things you’ve ever seen (even if you aren’t particularly fond of spiders). Most of these spiders can be made with items from your local dollar store and they’re so much fun for the little ones to make. Plus, these crafts help with hand eye coordination as well as fine and gross motor control.
Aside from being absolutely adorable, these spiders can assist you with your Halloween decorations too! Just pop them in between cobwebs or as centerpieces to your Halloween dinner. The kids will love helping out mom and dad decorate for Halloween and it’ll save you so much time.
Keep reading to discover 20 of the best Halloween spider crafts for kids.
1. Paper Plate Spiders
You’ll just need a quick stop to your local craft store to make these adorable paper plate spiders. I love that you can customize the spiders to your favorite seasonal colors. Get the tutorial at I Heart Crafty Things.
2. Embroidery Hoop Spiders
These embroidery hoop spiders are so simple to make and make interesting decor for the home. If you’re already a cross stitcher or embroiderer, then you should have most of these supplies at home. Get the tutorial at Easy Peasy and Fun.
3. Scrunched Paper Spider Craft
Perfect for toddlers, this craft idea takes only a few minutes to complete and will be a total blast for the kids. Get the tutorial at Crafts on Sea.
4. Sparkly Spiders
There’s nothing I love more than reusing household items and making crafts. These sparkly spiders are made with lid caps and a whole lot of glitter. Get the tutorial at Happily Ever Mom.
5. Pinecone Spiders
These pinecone spiders may just be the cutest Halloween craft I’ve ever seen. Pinecones make the perfect body for a faux spider. So spooky! Get the tutorial at Fireflies and Mudpies.
6. Craft Stick Spiderwebs with Spiders
This project is great for older kids since it requires finer use of their motor activities. It’s still a fun craft for older toddlers with some assistance from mom and dad. Get the tutorial at Happy Hour Projects.
7. Popsicle Stick Spiders
Kids will love playing with their finished popsicle stick spiders as much as they enjoy making them. Super easy and super fun. Get the tutorial at Little Bins for Little Hands.
8. Spider Pipe Cleaner Craft
Wouldn’t these make the most perfect Halloween decoration spiders? Get the tutorial at Easy Peasy and Fun.
9. Rolled Paper Spiders
These rolled paper spiders are so easy to make and only require a few craft supplies to complete. Get the tutorial at Easy Peasy and Fun.
10. 5 Minute Spider Handprints
Construction paper, black felt, googly eyes, scissors and glue are all that’s needed to make these cute handprint spiders. Get the tutorial at Thriving Home Blog.
11. Yarn and Paper Plate Spider Craft
Here’s another craft that’s fun, easy, and great to decorate with. Get the tutorial at The Best Ideas for Kids.
12. Fingerprint Spider Web Craft
Kids love to finger paint, I know this with my own toddler. This Halloween, get them in the spooky mood by completing this awesome fingerprint web craft. Get the tutorial at Happy Toddler Playtime.
13. Spider Paper Craft
Construction paper and glue are all kids will need to make this nifty stand-up spider for Halloween. By the way, this craft doubles as a hat! Get the tutorial at Little Buggie Tutu.
14. Toilet Paper Roll Stamped Spiders
We love a recycled craft, especially one that’s this easy. Get the tutorial at Crafty Morning.
15. Climbing Spiders
Movable crafts are my personal favorite. They’re so much fun to make and the kids love to play with them afterwards. Get the tutorial at Twitchetts.
16. Pom Pom Spiders Weaving Activity
Address fine motor control with this exhilarating weaving activity, perfect for Halloween. Get the tutorial at Happy Hooligans.
17. Bottle Cap Spiders
These bottle cap spiders are totally spooky and will definitely get your little ones in the Halloween mood. Get the tutorial at Kids Activities Blog.
18. Easy Paper Plate Spiders
This 5 minute craft takes all the guesswork out of Halloween. It’s so simple and the kids love the end product. Get the tutorial here at Just for Chirps.
19. Beaded Spider
This beaded spider helps with fine motor control and is a pleasant little treat for visitors when they come by as you can hang it from a window just like so. Get the tutorial at Hands On as We Grow.
20. Watercolor Spider Web Art
Watercolor has never been so easy with this tutorial for spider web art. You can’t go wrong with this project for Halloween. Get the tutorial at Let’s Lasso on the Moon.