Spider Pencil

Here's a quick and easy project your kids will love. Use the pencils as party favors or to make homework less of a chore.

Crafting Time: approximately 30 minutes



  • pencil - old or new
  • two 12 inch black pipe cleaners
  • black pom-poms - 1, 1 inch and 1, 1/2 inch for each spider
  • two small wiggle eyes
  • thick craft tacky glue or a low-temp glue gun to be used with adult assistance


  1. Cut 4, 4 inch pieces of black pipe cleaner.
  2. Glue the center of each piece to the eraser of a pencil to create eight legs.
  3. Wrap the rest of the eraser end in the remaining piece of black pipe cleaner and glue the pipe cleaner into place.
  4. Glue a 1 inch black pom-pom to the top of the pencil for the spider body.
  5. Glue the 1/2 inch black pom-pom to one side of the body to make a head.
  6. Glue wiggle eyes to the head.
  7. Bend the pipe cleaner pieces to shape the legs and feet.

By Marie from West Dundee, IL

October 20, 20070 found this helpful

love it

very cute

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October 20, 20070 found this helpful

Oh that's a very nice idea!! You could make some to give away on Halloween too, that would mean one less cavity! :)

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