Easy-to-Make Magnetic Spiders

Rearrange these creepy crawlies over and over all month long.
Magnetic Spiders

Easy-to-Make Magnetic Spiders

Rearrange these creepy crawlies over and over all month long.

By: Delia Randall

Materials Needed:

  • 1-2 bags of plastic spiders (I used spider rings)
  • hot glue gun
  • scissors
  • magnetic strips

Attach Spiders to Magnetic Strip

Start by cutting your magnetic strips to size: just larger than the base of the spider but smaller than the span of its legs. (If you’re using rings, cut off the ring so you're left with plain spiders.) The spider legs can get in the way of the magnet; you may need to tilt it upward and use a lot of hot glue so the magnet will fully stick to the metal surface. You don't want the magnet to bend or ripple at all.

Arrange in a Spooky Fashion

If you don't have a magnetic door, use your fridge, stove or any other metal surface!

Next Up

Giant Yarn Spider Web

Decorate for Halloween with a stylish and spooky oversize spider web that you can make in minutes.

Candy Corn Wreath

Create a festive Halloween wreath for under $5.

Flying Bats

Create a flock of flying bats in minutes.

Halloween Countdown Mummy

Who doesn't love a holiday countdown? Ticking off the days just seems to increase the excitement. And as a bonus for any parent, the kids get to keep track without ever having to ask "How much longer?"

How to Make 3 Spooky Mason Jars for Halloween

Take your Halloween haunting to the next level with these spooky Mason jars.

Paper Pumpkin Place Cards

Make your Halloween or Thanksgiving get-togethers even more special with inventive pumpkin place cards — they'll double as adorable decorations, too.

Creepy Specimen Art

Create art that's perfect to decorate the house for Halloween and then leave up in a boy's room year round.

Easy-Sew Fabric Pumpkins

Make a fabric pumpkin using a shirt, coat or sweater from your own closet — no sewing machine required.

Perfect Pumpkin Carving Tools

Use this list to pick the perfect tools for pumpkin-carving this Halloween.

How to Make a Halloween Applique Pillow

This oh-so-cute felt pillow requires basic sewing skills and will bring a handmade touch to your Halloween decor.
More from:

Halloween Ideas

Go Shopping

Refresh your home with stylish products handpicked by HGTV editors.

On TV

Boise Boys

6am | 5c

Boise Boys

7am | 6c

Boise Boys

8am | 7c

Boise Boys

9am | 8c

Boise Boys

10am | 9c

Boise Boys

11am | 10c

Good Bones

12pm | 11c

Good Bones

1pm | 12c

Good Bones

2pm | 1c

Good Bones

3pm | 2c

Good Bones

4pm | 3c

Good Bones

5pm | 4c

Good Bones

6pm | 5c
On Tonight
On Tonight

100 Day Dream Home

8pm | 7c

Ty Breaker

9pm | 8c

Home Town

10pm | 9c

Home Town

11pm | 10c

Ty Breaker

12am | 11c

Home Town

1am | 12c

Home Town

2am | 1c

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Related Pages