Cut up some paper straws and make this really fun Paper Straw Spider Craft! Whether for Halloween, as part of an arachnid study, or just because, we hope you’ll love this craft as much as we do.
These paper straw spiders are a take on another favorite Halloween craft, our Paper Straw Skeleton Craft. Same idea, cut straws into pieces and glue in place. A simple concept that’s super fun.
Make a Spider with Paper Straws
To make our Paper Straw Spider Craft you will need cardstock in your choice of background colors plus black, paper straws, googly eyes, a black marker, scissors, and glue.
Paper Straw Spider Craft Supplies Needed
- Cardstock – black, your choice
- Paper straws
- Googly eyes, medium-large sizes
- Black marker
Easy Spider Craft Step by Step Directions
Begin by choosing the color cardstock of your choice for the background.
Now, cut the spider body out of black cardstock. Make this any shape or size you’d like.
Glue the spider body in place in the center the background.
Next, cut up some paper straws. You will need 8 longer pieces and 8 shorter pieces.
Glue the longer straw pieces coming off of the body.
Then, glue the shorter straw pieces angled off of the longer straw pieces.
Once the legs are in place, adhere googly eyes.
Finally, draw a line with the black marker coming from the spider to the edge of the page, as if the spider is hanging down, building a web.
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More Spider Crafts for Kids
Looking for more fun spider crafts? Be sure to also check out our Watercolor Spider Web Craft, Googly Eyed Monster Spider Craft, Paper Plate Thumbprint Spider Web Craft, and our Accordion Fold Spider Craft, to name just a few more of our many Halloween ideas!