My girls love, LOVE making things. If I really was Supermom, we would do a craft every day. In honor of the first of October we decided to make these simple paper spiders that I remembered from when I was in elementary school. Here is our Paper Spider Template so you can make one of your own. All you need is black construction paper, scissors, glue and maybe some yarn or string. My girls also insisted that their spiders have eyes, so they got out a red marker. (Right about then I was wishing I’d picked up a pack of googly eyes at the craft store!)
They did have fun making the spiders, but I think they had an even better time being models for the pictures. I love Attalie’s scared face (lower-right corner) — she is such a ham!
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Bettijo is the founder and designer of Paging Supermom where she shares what she's dreamed up for family fun. Known for practical and kid-friendly activities, free printables and simple ideas for holidays. She is a single mom of three girls and one boy. Bettijo was a guest on the Martha Stewart Show and has frequently appeared on local television. Her work has also been featured in national magazines including Real Simple, O, Redbook, Parents, Family Circle, and Health. During quieter moments, she enjoys art, retro-modern design, photography and making new things. Bettijo lives with her four kiddos in Phoenix, Arizona.