Spider Art Projects

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Seasonal art projects are fun way to explore different themes and seasonal symbols. Sometimes it’s great to have an easy art project idea to do just for fun, and other times it’s great to tie art projects into larger unit studies or books you’re reading. Whether you’re looking for a spider craft to go along with your favorite spider book, planning full spider theme for your preschoolers, or planning some festive Halloween activities for kids you’re sure to find an ideas to try in this collection of spider art projects for kids.


You can use these easy spider art projects in person, as classroom demonstrations to connect with your students via Zoom, or if you’re a parent, you can use these to have some art fun at home together. These all use basic and simple materials that you can find in your home or in nature.

Spider Art Projects for Kids

Engage your children in the printmaking process with this Silly Spider Art Project.

Use leftover toilet paper rolls to make these two easy Toilet Paper Roll Spider Crafts

Bring one of your child’s favorite nursery rhymes to life with this Incy Wincy (Itsy Bitsy) Spider Play Set.

This easy Black Glue & Watercolor Spider Web is a perfect art project to do during Halloween.

Use plastic spiders to make unique art creations in this Paint with Spiders craft.

Create your own colorful Halloween decorations with this String Halloween Spider Web Art.

Use a little paint to create your very own spider craft projects in this Spotty Spiders Art Project.

This Spooky Spider Art is perfect for your little ones to do during the Halloween season.

Use yarn to make your very own Yarn Painted Spider Webs.

Have your children create their very own colorful spider webs using this Watercolor Resist Spider Web Art activity.

Create your own spider web paintings using this Halloween Process Art activity.

Take spider web drawing to the next level with this cool Spider Web Art Project.

Upcycle old CDs to make this cool Recycled CD Spider Craft.

Combine glue and salt to make this really cool Spiderweb Craft.

This Marble Art Spider Web Kid Craft is so easy to make and turns out so cool!

Use packaged spider webs to make some amazing Spider Web Themed Art Activities.


Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.

The full 228-page Spider Theme Lesson Plan Pack also includes:

  • Spider Fact Sheet
  • Do You Like Spiders? Class Graph Pieces
  • The Itsy Bitsy Spider Pocket Chart Pieces and Sequencing Cards (in color and b/w)
  • Spider Letter Building Mats (for letters S, P, I, D, E, R)
  • Spider Roll and Add Game
  • Spider Web Counting Mats 1-20, plus a blank version (in color and b/w)
  • 0-35 Spider Numbers
  • Spider Pattern Task Cards (in color and b/w)
  • “My Spider Book” Counting Book (4 versions to differentiate, in color and b/w)
  • Spider Babies Fine Motor Mat (in color and b/w)
  • Real Spider Photos
  • My Spider Science Journal


Also available on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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