Preschool egg carton spider craft

Halloween Fun: Spider Egg Carton Craft for Preschoolers

Today, we are transforming an everyday egg carton into a spooky delight. In this article, we’ll guide you through the steps to create a creepy crawly spider out of an egg carton!

With a few simple materials and a sprinkle of imagination, you’ll craft a fantastic egg carton spider decoration that is great for preschoolers and young elementary school students.

Egg Carton Spider
Egg Carton Spider


Egg Carton: 1 egg carton is enough to make 12 spiders


Pipe Cleaners



Step 1:

Cut out one egg cup section of the egg carton.

Step 2:

The egg cup section will be the body of the spider.  Have your child paint the sider and make a face. Let dry.

Step 3:

Using a pen or pencil, poke 3 holes on two sides of the egg cup. Make sure the holes line up on each side.

Step 4:

Take 1 pipe cleaner and cut it into 3 even pieces.

Step 5:

Push pike cleaner through one hole and make it come out the other side.  Bend sides down to form legs

Step 6:

Using a pen or pencil, poke 2 holes through the top of the egg cup.

Step 7:

Push pike cleaner through the holes on the top. Flip the spider upside down and twist the pipe cleaner together to secure it.

As a Halloween decoration, hang completed spiders from a string in windows or ceiling.