Egg Carton Spiders

A simple spider craft that's great for Halloween, made with egg cartons, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, and paint! Note that the actual assembly time is short for this project, but you'll need to factor in time to let the paint dry.

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Cut a cell out of the egg carton. This will be your spider's body.Paint the outside of the egg carton with black paint and let the paint dry. Then punch holes on the sides of each spider body for the legs.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Use googly eyes and a white/light colored pencil to decorate your spider's face.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Cut the pipe cleaners to make legs. Make a little bend on the end of the each leg. (This will be to make sure the legs don't fall out.)

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Thread the bended end of the leg into the body of the spider.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    Bend the leg.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

  • Done!

    Repeat with all remaining legs. Ta-da! A fuzzy spider to add some pizzazz to your Halloween party.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

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