Arachnid Activities for Kids

Spider activities and crafts that inspire learning, discovery, play and investigations. Free printables, activity ideas and more!

DIY Web obstacle Course

How to Make a Spider Web Obstacle Course

Step by step instructions to make your own spider web obstacle course. Read more…



Investigating InsectsLay a Sheet and Shake a Tree

A fun, simple activity that takes two minutes to prepare but leaves you with an afternoon of bug discovery. Great for all ages. Click here to read more




bug collageMinibeats: Ten Bugs, One Tree

A little creature reminded me to tell you to look at the bark of a tree for signs of life. Here you will find creatures galore and learning aplenty. Read more…



 Spider Web CraftMake a Spider Web using Nature

It’s lovely to make crafts out of nature. That’s exactly what we did. Learn how to make this nature spider web too! Read more



 Halloween-Icecream-DessertSpider Dessert Decorations

Here’s an easy way to make spider dessert decorations and as you’ll see below, they can be used in a variety of ways. Read more




Free Spider Mask

 Spider Web Games and Activities

(Including Spider and Fly mask printables)

Some great spider web activities for pretend play! Read more… 
Learning about Scorpions

 Searching for Scorpions

Hunting for scorpions can be so much fun. Seriously! Read more…




How to safely Catch A spider

Catching a Spider: Catch and Release

I try to teach my children that every animal has a role to play and so when we stumble on any creatures, we usually take some time to look at and discuss it. This time though, we have to get a little more hands-on! Read more

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