Wednesday, September 30, 2015

13 Most Exciting Ideas for Learning with Spiders

Spiders Crafts and Games Preschool Activities

My Firefly doesn't like spiders, but finds them fascinating and exciting. That makes a great opportunity for creative play and learning for this Halloween season. Pretend playing, creative crafts, literacy and math activities, sensory explorations - here are the 13 most exciting spider ideas we could find.


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Itsy Bitsy Spider Finger Puppet from Lalymom looks so fun to play with. Also, there is a couple of awesome tips for working with the craft foam in this article.

Spiders Easy Craft and Play from My Bright Firefly. Cutting circles, hand muscles at work with a hole punch, fun ideas for coloring and decorating - we loved this craft!

Chalkboard Spider Web Inspired by Charlotte's Web from Sunny Day Family. This spider web is a chalkboard for creative writing!

Halloween Sensory Play from Housing a Forest. Squishy pulp and spiders can make an awesome sensory bin. Scooping, pouring, mixing, and draining are great for hand-eye coordination and fine motor practice.

Halloween Sensory Bin from Sugar Aunts. Purple water beads are a beautiful base for a Halloween bin!

Spider Web Gross Motor Activity from No Time for Flash Cards. Kids will practice following instructions while playing this fun spooky game.



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Stamping Words on Spider Webs from 3 Dinosaurs. This fun literacy activity is inspired by "Charlotte's Web".

Spider Pumpkin from Here Come the Girls. This beautiful spider pumpkin can be so much fun to make!

Spooky Spiders – No Trip to the Craft Store Necessary from Creekside Learning. This egg carton spider looks great!

A Sticky Spider Web Activity from Hands On as We Grow. All you need is a doorway and some painter's tape - such a fun game!

Spider’s Web Discovery Basket from The Train Driver's Wife. The laundry basket has just turned into some fun explorations for the little ones.

Making Our Own Very Busy Spiders and Spider Webs from Teach Preschool. Wonderful activities are inspired by "The Very Busy Spider".

Hanging Spider Craft for Preschoolers from Stir the Wonder. Get creative with crafts for some fun fine motor skills practice.

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