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Spooooky spider clips

Spooky spider clip 240x240 v2 - spooooky spider clipsPeg these all over your body for a ticklish accessory.

You’ll Need:

black paint
4 black pipe cleaners
1 small black pompom
1 large black pompom
2 small red beads
1 small clothespin
white glue


1. Paint clothespin(s) black.

2. Cut four pipe cleaners about 6 – 8 inches in length.

3. Twist all four tightly together in the centre.

4. Spread out the “legs” and bend at the knees and again near the end of each leg for feet.

5. Glue one big black pompom in the centre of the legs with white glue. Let dry.

6. Glue two small red beads onto the smaller pompom for the spider’s eyes. Let dry.

7. Glue head to the body and let dry.

8. Glue clothespin to the underbelly of the spider and let dry.

Originally published in ParentsCanada magazine, October 2012.

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