This Halloween make some spooky Pipe Cleaner Spiders with your children! Pipe Cleaner Spiders are incredibly easy to make and you only need a few pipe cleaners, googly eyes, a glue gun and you’ll have a little creature ready to play with.
All it takes is 3 minutes or less to make these cute furry spiders made with pipe cleaners. They are so versatile you can make them any color you want.
Use Pipe Cleaner Spiders to decorate your home for Halloween or for the kids to play with. Pipe Cleaner Spiders are ready within 3 minutes to enjoy!
Y’all: it’s almost Halloween! Yes! So that means I’ll be scouring through my craft drawer, thinking of new DIYs to celebrate the occasion.
Today, I’m giving you a quick tutorial on how to make Pipe Cleaner Spiders. They’re a kid-friendly craft that your kids will love making with you.
Pipe cleaners are so much fun to work with. They’re pliable and you can make them into whatever shape you wish.
Because craft pipe cleaners are fuzzy, they make the perfect material for DIY spiders.
These Pipe Cleaner Spiders are the cutest Halloween decorations.
Imagine them on a mantle, next to a group of tall candles? Spooky and cute all at once!
HOW TO MAKE PIPE CLEANER SPIDERS
Colorful pipe cleaners are tied together with googly eyes attached to create a spooky spider your children will love!
Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific material amounts and detailed instructions in the printable craft at the bottom of this post.
TOOLS YOU MAY NEED
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PIPE CLEANER SPIDER MATERIALS
This quick and easy Pipe Cleaner Spider craft uses everyday craft staples to create a spooky spider your children will love.
All you need is:
- a few pipe cleaners
- googly eyes
PIPE CLEANER SPIDER INSTRUCTIONS
Start by gathering four pipe cleaners and placing them side-by-side.
Then, carefully wrap the remaining three pipe cleaners around the center of the 4 pipe cleaners, one at a time.
This will help form the “body/head” of the spider.
Next, attach the googly eyes to the “body/head” of the spider by using the hot glue gun.
Trim the spider legs (on both sides) by cutting it – you will want the legs to be about 2 inches long.
Give each leg a little fold to shape some “spider feet.”
In about 3 minutes, you’ll have a spooky spider that’s sure to become a new favorite with your children!
PIPE CLEANER SPIDER TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made Pipe Cleaner Spiders, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.
Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.
If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE PIPE CLEANER SPIDERS?
Pipe cleaner crafts are easy and fast to make and this Pipe Cleaner Spider is no exception! This Pipe Cleaner Spiders craft takes approximately 3 minutes.
TOTAL. This includes:
- About 1 minute to gather 4 pipe cleaners and place them side-by-side
- Close to 1 minute to twist 3 pipe cleaners to create the body
- Around 1 minute to glue the googly eyes on the body
DO I HAVE TO USE PIPE CLEANERS THAT ARE ALL THE SAME COLOR?
Nope. You can use pipe cleaners that are a variety of colors but it might not look as spooky as the spiders in the picture.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH PIPE CLEANER SPIDERS?
Pipe Cleaner Spiders go well with a wide variety of Halloween crafts.
Some of my personal favorites include:
- Attaching the Spider to a Lollipop
- Paper Plate Witch Wreath
- Cookie Mix in a Skull Jar
- Halloween Laundry Bucket
- Mummy Candy Cups
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS PIPE CLEANER SPIDER CRAFT?
This fun Pipe Cleaner Spiders craft not only looks fun, but it’s also incredibly versatile.
Try adding a fake spider web. SPOOKY!
PIPE CLEANER SPIDER CRAFT
PIPE CLEANER SPIDERS CRAFT
- 7 pipe cleaners, all the same color (but of your choice)
- Two googly eyes
- Hot glue gun + sticks
- Line up four up the pipe cleaners side by side.
- Wrap the remaining three pipe cleaners around the center of the 4 pipe cleaners, one at a time. This will help form the “body/head” of the spider.
- Attach the googly eyes to the “body/head” of the spider by using the hot glue gun.
- Trim the spider legs (on both sides) by cutting it - you will want the legs to be about 2 inches long.
- Give each leg a little fold to shape some “spider feet.”
I hope you enjoy this craft as much as my family does!
If you get a chance to try it, let us know! Leave us a comment below, or share it with a picture on Instagram or Facebook! Don’t forget to tag us @kelly_reci_ and use the hashtag #Kellysthoughtsonthings so we can see what amazing meals you are cooking up!