This Paper Spider Web Craft is fun for kids of all ages and is made with paper strips and popsicle sticks. It’s easy to make in a classroom or daycare setting even for preschool and Kindergarten levels. Whether you are studying spiders or using this as an easy Halloween craft, you will love the ease of this spider paper craft!

Spider web craft- Text: paper strip spider web craft - Kids Activities Blog - finished spider web craft made of paper and popsicle sticks with paper spider on top laying on a wooden table
Let’s make a spider web with paper!

Paper Spider Web Craft for Kids

Making a spider web can teach kids about the incredible design skills of a spider while practicing fine motor skills and creating fun paper web art.

For toddlers and preschoolers, you could consider pre-cutting the paper strips to make the craft scissor-free.

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Spider web craft- Supplies Needed to make a Paper  Spider Web Craft - scissors, black and white paper, popsicle sticks and googly eyes
This is what you will need to make this paper spider web craft.

Supplies Needed

Directions to Make a Paper Spider Web Craft

Step 1

After gathering supplies, invite children to glue a base for their spider’s web with craft sticks. Kids can make any shape they want including a right angle, a square, a triangle, or a criss-cross.

Spider web craft- Step 2 - Paper Strip Spider Web Craft - paper strips cut with scissors on wooden table
Now let’s cut paper strips for our spider web.

Step 2

While their shapes are drying, children can use scissors to cut long strips of paper. The thinner they cut the strips, the more intricate a spider’s web pattern they will be able to make.

Spider web craft- Step 3 - Paper  Spider Web Craft - shown is paper strips glued to popsicle sticks with glue
Now let’s put our paper strips onto the popsicle sticks!

Step 3

Next, children can begin to glue the strips of paper to their craft sticks.

Spider web craft- Finished Paper Strip Spider Web with a little black spider on
Now add a spider to your spider web craft!

Step 4

Last, kids can use their scissors to cut out a circle and 8 small strips of black paper for their spider’s body. Invite children to glue down the black papers to create the shape of a spider.

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Silly wiggly eyes make this spider craft come alive!

Step by Step Picture Tutorial for Spider Web Craft

Spider web craft- 4 steps to make the Paper Strip Spider Web Craft with list of supplies
It’s so easy to make this spider web craft using paper, glue, and popsicle sticks.
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Popsicle Stick & Paper Spider Craft

Paper Strip Spider Web

Preschool and Kindergarten kids will love this simple spider web craft made from paper and popsicle sticks. Kids can practice scissor skills while creating their own spider web creation.

Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $1


  • Wooden popsicle sticks
  • White paper or construction paper
  • Black construction paper or craft foam
  • Googly eyes


  • Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Using two or more popsicle sticks, kids can glue one or more ends together to create the foundation for the spider web. The simplest design is an L shape.
  2. While the glue dries, kids can cut white paper into strips.
  3. Glue the ends of the strips onto your popsicle stick web foundation.
  4. Using black contruction paper and googly eyes, create a paper spider to live in your paper spider web.
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How did your popsicle stick and paper spider craft turn out?

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