Classroom Activities—Spidery Eight

How many legs does this arachnid have? Just look at the eight! Display a class set of these creatures crawling across your classroom walls.


  • Westcott 5” Kids scissors
  • 4" black construction paper circle
  • 5" black construction paper circle
  • eight 1" x 4.5" construction paper strips (legs)
  • construction paper scraps
  • glue

Step 1
Fold each circle in half and cut out the center. Unfold the circles and glue them together to form a numeral 8 (body sections).

Step 2
Glue four legs on each side of the body section.

Step 3
Cut paper scraps to make eyes and other details.

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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