Category: Celebrations, Garden, Multicultural, Nature & Wildlife

This template shows a spider. Draw on patterns and colour this large, blank spider for Halloween or any time of the year.


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Related skills: fine motor, gross motor, language

Discussion Topics: Spiders play an important part in nature. They come in different shapes and sizes. Do you have spiders in the garden? And in your house? Have you ever run into a spider’s web? How did that feel?

Spiders often feature as characters in nursery rhymes and children’s books. How many can you think of?

Can you sing Little Miss Muffet and Incy, Wincy Spider with the hand and finger movements?

Incy Wincy Spider climbed up the water spout.
Down came the rain and washed the spider out!
Out came the sunshine and dried up all the rain.
And Incy Wincy Spider climbed up the spout again!

In some countries, it is Itsy Bitsy Spider. You could use this to lead into a discussion on how there is not always one right or best way to do something, but several equally correct variations.