Creepy Crawly Spider Web Craft Project For Halloween

How To Make A Watercolor-Resist Spider Web and Spider With Your Kids

By Chanin Victor - Publisher/Editor Santa Monica Macaroni Kid October 26, 2020

Creepy Crawly Spider Web

Creepy Crawly Spider Web Craft Project For Halloween

Photo: Pixabay 

We hope you don't have "arachnophobia" because Halloween is all about the web-covered arachnids.  You know the ones (wink, wink)… those 8-legged, giant crawling, weaving architects that like to catch some delicious prey for a snack!  Yes, we’re talking about SPIDERS! Create a strange and wondrous web for your little witches and monsters to capture an iconic Halloween creature!  


*White watercolor (thick) paper

*White or Gray/Silver Oil Pastel crayons

*Pencil / Ruler

*Watercolors and Watercolor brush

*Black construction Paper


*Googly Eyes



  • Use a ruler to draw light pencil lines radiating outward from a center point on your white paper.  (Have an adult help you with the lines if you need help)  Make curved lines up and down each section all the way around the paper until it resembles a spider web.

  • Use an Oil Pastel to trace over each pencil line.  Press hard. (We started with white, but the kids decided it was too hard to see the white, so we decided to use a gray Oil pastel instead.)

  •   Use watercolors to carefully paint in each area with a different color.  We started to use analogous colors (3 colors next to each other), but then we wanted a few extra colors in our web.

  • Create a spider out of construction paper.  Be creative.  Your spider should have a head, a thorax (bulbous body), eight spindly legs and eight googly eyes.  You can make your spider any way you want to though.  We made a regular round shaped spider and a minecraft (square) spider.  

  • After your watercolor web is dry, glue your spider onto the web anywhere you want. 

  • Hang your Spiderweb and Spider on the wall somewhere in your house for some extra-cute spooky decorations.  

Have A Spooky Good Halloween!