Easy Upcycled Craft: Halloween Spider Web

Nothing brings the Halloween season to life like a spooky DIY spider web craft idea that is perfect
for kids of all ages. This easy Halloween arts and crafts project for kids is sure to get your little
ghosts and ghouls in the spooky spirit. Learn how to create this upcycled cardboard box DIY spider
web, the perfect Halloween arts and crafts for preschoolers. Grab your Chunkies and let’s get

Time Duration: 10-30 minutes

Skill Level:

OOLY Products Needed:

Other Items Needed:

  • Painters tape
  • Cardboard box


Cardboard rectangle taped to white wall

Step 1: Start by cutting out a piece of cardboard and taping it to the wall or laying on a flat surface.

Cardboard rectangle taped to white wall with painters tape in spider web shape

Step 2: Use tape to create the lines for your spider web. You can also use black or colored tape to
add to the design!

Pencil outline of spider on cardboard with blue painter's tape
ooly chunkies paint stick coloring in black spider

Step 3: If you’d like to add a spider, draw an outline using pencil as a guide.

Girl coloring in spider web using painters tape and ooly chunkies
Person filling in cardboard spider web with painters tape
Girl coloring in all spots on cardboard spider web

Step 4: Use Chunkies to color in the holes on the spider web!

Hand holding chunkies coloring in metallic colors
Cardboard spider web with spider and metallic colors on top of regular colors
Hand holding gold metallic ooly chunkies marker

Try layering metallic on top of other colors for a fun effect!

Hand removing paint tape from cardboard
Girl holding painted cardboard spider web

Step 5: Very carefully remove the tape. An adult should help with this part since certain types of
cardboard may easily peel off.

Alternate ending: you can leave the tape on if you want to use fun, fall themed tape for this easy art

We would love to see photos of your craft projects! Tag us on Instagram at @WeAreOOLY using

Leave a Reply