DIY Spooky Paper Plate Halloween Spider Craft

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to kick off the spooky season than with these DIY paper plate Halloween spiders. This 5 minute craft is perfect for ages 4 and up and a great way to get them logged off on screen-time. By the way these Halloween spiders make awesome home decor as well! Just sit them atop a mantle or hang them between cobwebs.

What’s great about this craft is it only requires a few craft supplies you can easily find at home or at your local dollar store. Follow the instructions below to make your very own spooky paper plate spiders.

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  • Paper plates
  • Black paint
  • Black pipe cleaners
  • Paintbrush
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue


  1. Paint the back of the paper plate black and leave it to dry. (Every paper plate makes two spiders!)
  2. Cut 4 pipe cleaners in half then form them into a zigzag formation.
  3. Once the paint has dried, arrange the pipe cleaners or legs towards the rounded end of the plate and glue down.
  4. Add googly eyes and you’re done!

This was the perfect craft for my toddler, hope it was for yours too! Happy Halloween!

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