We got to watch it eat two crickets (because daddy kept feeding it crickets while we were watching).
SPIDER WEBS! Also good for Halloween crafting! We posted ours to our front door.
This is how you make it.
Punch holes around a paper plate.
I taped the other end of the string to the back of the plate and then let them string em up how they wanted.
My son needed a little help (not with the threading, but he went from hole to hole all around the edge of the plate and didn't have any string across the middle).
This was the point where we started learning about directional words.
|You can see how originally he just went around the edge of the plate. Once we started talking about going across not next to, he got it!|
|She needed a little bit more help pulling her string all the way out because she is younger but with a little guidance they pretty much did this on their own.|
|Her needle came off her string.|
|The finished web.|
Once your webs are finished tape the end of the string to the back of the plate with the other end.
Then we made spiders out of pipe cleaners.
I took two pipe cleaners for each spider and cut them in half.
Then we took the four pieces and twisted them around each other in the middle to make eight legs.