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How to make a paper spider web

Posted by  ·  October 30, 2018  ·  Last Updated: October 30, 2018

It is easy to Boo-It-Yourself with this simple idea and Michaels. Paper spider webs are the perfect decoration for Halloween. Here is all the info you need on how to make a paper spider web.You might call it a Kirigami spider web. Kirigami is the art of cutting and folding paper into object. I have another fun little paper cutting project for halloween parties. In this pumpkin cutting activity with poem children listen to a poem following the directions on how to fold and cut a piece of orange paper and when the poem is finished they have made a paper jack-o-lantern. how-to-make-a-paper-spider-web

Paper Spider Web Supplies

I wanted large spider webs so I found a roll of black paper at Michaels.  Any size paper will work. Sharp scissors are a must for this project.

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How to make a paper spider web

This video will show you exactly how to cut paper to make a spider web.

 

Kirigami Spider Web Instructions

Start with a square of paper. It can be any size.

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Fold paper in half making a triangle.

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Fold paper in half again making a smaller triangle.

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Cut along the top to square it off.

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Use a piece of chalk or white marking pencil to draw the below template onto the triangle.  I didn’t make a printable since you can make a kirigami spider with any size square of black paper.  It doesn’t have to be perfect. The lines can be adjusted to make the web more curved.

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With share scissors cut out the spider web.

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when you unfold the paper you will have a cool spider web.

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The spider web can be cut in fourths to decorate the corners of your windows. Spooky!

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Whether you’re into spooky sights, playful pumpkins or giggling ghouls, Michaels is your Boo-It-Yourself Halloween Headquarters and has tons of ideas for DIY costumes and décor.

Be sure to check out all of the other Michaels Makers Boo-It-Yourself Halloween ideas on the Michaels blog!



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