Potato Print Spider Craft

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Yes, I will say it again! I love holiday crafts!  The kids and I love using our simple holiday crafts to decorate the house or create gifts for others.  Halloween is on our minds so we decided to try a potato print spider craft.  I have a bad habit of buying one of those large bags of potatoes with lots of ideas for them and  only get through half of them before they start sprouting, lol.  So what better than to put those potatoes to use crafting!   The kids had so much fun with our polar bear potato prints, I could not wait to get started with our new craft.

 

 

 

Potato Print Spider Craft for kids

 

Potato Print Spider Craft

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Supplies/what we used:

 

potatoes

 

purple, orange, and yellow crayola paint Crayola Washable Kids Paint set of 10 Bottles (2 fl oz/59mL)

 

white cardstock

 

googly eyes Wiggle Eyes Bonus Pack

 

sharpies Sharpie 75846 Fine Point Permanent Marker, Assorted Colors, 24-Pack

 

spider crafts

 

How to make/what we did:

I cut up a few potatoes.  We needed at least 3 for each color of paint.  I added paint to a paper plate.  The kids came and dipped the potato in the paint and pressed it on the paper.  We made several and then left them to dry.

 

potato art

 

Once the prints had dried we came back to transform them into spiders.  I added legs with the sharpies and the kids got crazy with the glue and glued on googly eyes.

 

spider crafts for kids

 

The potato print spiders turned out so cute.  What?  Did I just refer to a spider being cute?!   This might be the only time I do that.  But we look forward to hanging these up on the art wall to get us in the holiday spirit.

 

Halloween spider craft for kids

 

Check out more fun posts in the Halloween Blog Hop for today:

 

Halloween Chalk Art on Craftulate

 

Bat Yarn Craft on Sugar Aunts  

 

Spanish Halloween Activities on All Done Monkey 

 

Floating Ghosts on Rainy Day Mum 

 

Pumpkin Ice Painting on Crayon Box Chronicles 

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