Arts & Crafts

Handprint Spider

Handprint Spider
Photo by: masamom

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Create a cute spider. Review the number 8.

35 minutes
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • Washable black paint
  • Construction paper (Any color)
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Glue stick
  • Markers
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper towels


  1. Paint palm and fingers of one hand (not including thumb) black.
  2. Make hand print with palm toward center of paper.
  3. Wipe paint from hand with paper towels.
  4. Repeat step 1 with other hand.
  5. Make hand print on same paper. Make palms overlap each other.
  6. Set aside to dry at least 20 minutes.
  7. Once dry, glue on wiggly eyes. Draw mouth with markers (if desired).
Associated Activity
Read a story about a spider with this activity. Count how many legs the spider has to review the number eight.

Developmental skills