How can we skip the most famous spider of all – Charlotte from a classic tale Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White? 3 Dinosaurs has a great project to extend the book by printing words on drawn spider webs. This activity could be used to practice words for any spelling test!
ScienceMake your own sticky web with this stretchy Halloween slime from the master of all things slime Fun at Home with Kids. Your kids will enjoy giving their plastic (hopefully!) creepy-crawlies a new home.
Smarty and I had a lot of fun playing this spider web coloring game from MathWire. There are two versions – one for younger students and another for competitive players who love scores. Both versions have exactly right combination of strategy and luck for my daughter, and keeping score also carries some addition, easy multiplication, and tally mark practice.
We looked at several examples of spider web designs on the web including this impressive plastic spider web construction from Make magazine. We modestly went with engineerig a spider web on a geoboard.
Spider webs can be gorgeous, especially when we don’t have to worry about sticky and yucky factor. I love this simple guided spider web art tutorial from Learn with Play at Home.
Your TurnWhat is your verdict on spiders – creepy or cool?
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More About Spiders!If you are looking for more Spider-Themed Activities, the 2nd grade blogging team has got you covered! Check out these awesome spider activities!
- Spider Web Skip Counting from Rainy Day Mum
- Spider Multiplication from Still Playing School
- Spider Skip Counting Puzzles from Creative Family Fun
- Almost Doubles Spider Addition from Sugar Aunts
- Spider Themed Double-Digit Addition Puzzles from Life Over C's
- Spider Lap Book from Preschool Powol Packets
- Spider Web Noun Sort & Printable from School Time Snippets
- Learning with Art: Tape Resist Spider Web from Crafty Kids at Home
- Learning with Spider Webs from Planet Smarty Pants