Waste Material Craft Tarantula Twister: Bottle Cap Activity

An itsy-bitsy-spider is weaving an artistic and sturdy web of its own! Help your child make a terrifying tarantula pet today! This waste material craft activity requires decorative string to make the legs. You can also use straw, sticks, or some yarn! So get ready for waste material craft tarantula twister!

This activity will:

  • Boost your child’s imagination
  • Teach him/her about the spider
  • Keep your child away from TV/Smartphone

Parental involvement: Low

Duration: 15 minutes

Skills Acquired: Imagination, Coordination, Play


  1. Bottle cap
  2. Decorative string
  3. Paint and paintbrush
  4. Glue
  5. A pair of scissors
  6. Paper
Instructions for Waste Material Craft Tarantula:
  1. Paint the bottle cap black and its rim red.
  2. Cut 8 red decorative strings of equal length.
  3. Stick 4 on either side.
  4. Make two scary eyes and stick them on the cap.

Watch-out for the eight-legged monster!

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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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