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This Spooky Halloween Spider Web Craft for Kids is Scary Easy to Put Together

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

Here's the thing about fall: It's pretty much peak crafting season. Besides the fact that the bright oranges and reds that pop up during this time of year are gorgeous, there are also a million things associated with Halloween that make for easy, fun projects for kids. Like these super easy spider webs.

The cool thing about our spider web craft is it also doubles as a dream catcher, so you can really make this a year-round decoration. We kinda prefer them as intended, however, with a creepy little fake spider crawling around in the middle.

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Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

What you'll need:

    • paper plate
    • scissors
    • hole punch
    • yarn
    • tape
    • plastic spider ring

What you'll do:

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

1. Use your scissors to cut out the center of the plate.

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

2. Use your hole punch to cut out holes along the rim of the plate.

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

3. Cut about 6 feet of yarn, then feed the end of the yarn through one of the holes. Use the tape to secure it in place to the back of the plate.

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

4. Feed the other end of the yarn through another hole, then continue weaving the yarn back and forth to form the web. Secure the end on the back with tape.

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

5. Cut a slit in the spider ring (if there isn't one already) and slide it onto the yarn.

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

6. Cut another 6-inch length of yarn and thread it through two holes at the top of the plate. Secure it in place with tape.

More: 10 Tips for the Easiest DIY Halloween Kids' Costume

Yarn & a paper plate are all you need to pull off this cute spider web craft

7. Grab a piece of tape and hang the spider web in the window.

Originally posted October 2012. Updated October 2017.

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