The key to success with a good children’s crafts is simple, it should be quick and fun. 3 running spiders from colored paper are just like that, making them is simple and fast, and then playing with them is very cool. A paper spider from children’s handprint will help to train motor skills, not only by circling the palms, but also while playing with it. If you make two such spiders, then you can even arrange a competition – spider races. A spider finger theater is easy to make with your own hands, too, you can play the whole story with them. And the last third spider made of colored paper will not leave anyone indifferent and will carry away the children for a long time. Try and save these children’s paper crafts, and you will have excellent DIY spiders ready for Halloween.
Stencil your hand on the scrapbooking paper and cut the piece out – it’s gonna be a spider’s body.
Make some holes for fingers using a puncher.
Glue a head of black paper onto the body, attach a mouth of white paper and as many googly eyes as you like, add browns of bright paper, draw some teeth with a sharpie. Take several stripes of black paper and fold them to represent legs that are moving.
That’s it! Now let your kids put this puppet on their hand and have fun!
A Spider From Kids’ Palms
Take a black sheet of paper and trace kids’ palms, cut them out.
Put them on onto another to represent a spider – just like you see that in the video.
Draw a mouth on the thumbs and cut off the excessive paper. Glue the piece to each other using a glue stick.
Attach a piece of orange paper on the body, add some black circles – made of paper or drawn with a sharpie. Add googly eyes using a glue stick and then attach some yellow stripes on the legs and cut the excessive paper off.
Make a hole under the eyes and insert a thread. Make a knot on the thread to prevent it from sliding into the hole and cover the knot with a bright circle of paper. Fold the spider’s legs to make it look like it’s moving and attach another end of the thread to an ice cream stick. Voila!
Spiders Running On A Thread
Take a piece of usual straw and cover it with black paper using a glue stick.
Cut out a rectangle of black paper and put it on a sheet of neon green paper, trace it with a pencil, cut out the rectangle. Take a black rectangle and cut long fringe in it, then put this piece of paper on your bright neon rectangle. Glue the black fringe to the neon rectangle on both sides.
Fold the piece to form a circle and secure it with glue.
Now make some legs – cut off some stripes of neon green paper and add black touches to them, fold the legs a bit. Glue the legs to the body. Make a head – take a stripe of black paper, swirl it to form a circle and glue some googly eyes. Assemble the spider as you see that in the video.
Insert a thread through the nose using a toothpick. It’s time to play!
Video Showing How To Make These Cute Paper Spiders