Happy Fine Motor Friday! Getting creative with crafts is a great way for toddlers and preschoolers to practice some fine motor skills! We’ve done lots of Halloween crafting lately and I’m so excited to share with you this simple hanging spider craft for preschoolers with you!
To make this Hanging Spider Craft we used a few everyday supplies. This post includes some Amazon Affiliate links for your convenience.
- paper bowl
- black tempera paint
- paint brush
- single hole punch
- pipe cleaners
- self-adhesive googly eyes
- white yarn
To make this cute hanging spider, I first punched eight holes into the rim of the bowl, four on each side. Then I set Caden up with some black paint and a paint brush so he could paint the underside of the bowl.
Once the paint was dry, I helped Caden attach the pipe cleaners cut in half as the spider legs into the holes I punched earlier.
Then Caden was able to practice more fine motor skills to remove the self-adhesive googly eyes from craftprojectideas.com and stick them to the spider’s face.
As Caden added the eyes we counted how many we added. I tried to keep it to eight eyes, but I think we added an extra one for good measure!
This Hanging Spider Craft was the perfect way to pass a rainy, Fall day and it makes a cute Halloween decoration too!
Happy Fine Motor Friday!
Go check out these great fine motor ideas from:
Paracord Craft for Preschoolers from Craftulate
Pumpkin Decorating for Fine Motor Skills from P is for Preschooler
Oil Painting from Powerful Mothering
Hide and Seek Spiders from Still Playing School
Fine Motor Spider Painting from House of Burke
Embroidery Hoop Pumpkins from Lalymom
Invitation to Pour & Scoop: Fine Motor Halloween Soup from School Time Snippets
Fall Counting Game from Little Bins for Little Hands
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