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spooky spider

Materials:

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Small clay flower pot (1") 
  or bathroom size Dixie cup

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4 black "bumpy" chenille stems

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Black Paint

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Wiggle eyes, glow in the dark stickers, 
  or light coloured paint

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Plastic coffee stir stick

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String

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Scissors

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Paintbrush

How to:

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Paint the clay pot or paper cup black.  Set it aside to dry.

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Fold the chenille stems in half.  Tie a piece of string around all four stems at the fold.  Let the string hang towards the unfolded ends of the chenille stems.

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Poke the folded ends of the chenille stems into the clay pot through the drainage hole.  (You will need to make a hole with scissors if you are using a paper cup)

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Cut a short piece of the coffee stir stick (about 1.5 cm), and slip it through the loop formed by the folded chenille stems inside the pot.

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Gently pull the chenille stems back out of the pot.  The stir stick should prevent them from going too far.

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Bend the chenille stems down to look like spider legs & feet.

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Add eyes and other decorations to your spider!