Eeek!  Creepy crawly spiders!


“The Very Busy Spider” by Eric Carle


“Aaaarrgghh! Spider!” by Lydia Monks


“Itsy Bitsy Spider” by Keith Chapman


“I Love Bugs!” by Emma Dodd


Other Great Books about Spiders:

“The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks me Out” by Troy Cummings

“The Itsy Bitsy Spider” by Iza Tripani

“Be Nice to Spiders” by Margaret Bloy Graham

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“The Itsy Bitsy Spider” (You can also do versions of the “Great Big Hairy Spider” and “The Very Quiet Spider”)

“Spider on the Floor” by Raffi


Art Activity: the children were given a large black circle with four hole punches on each side, and one at the top. This made the spider’s body. They were given pipe cleaners to bend into legs, 2 white circles for eyes, and red paper to make their own mouth in the expression they desired. Their spider was then looped through a length of yarn to make its web. See my example below:

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