If you're looking for some Halloween décor that is more cute than scary, these silly yarn spiders should do the trick. You'll need Styrofoam balls, yarn, felt, and pom-poms to make these creepy crawlers come to life.
What You'll Need
2" to 4" Styrofoam balls Black acrylic paint Foam paintbrush 12-gauge colored aluminum wire Wire cutters Gumdrops Life Savers Gummies Candy necklace Ball-head straight pins
Paint Styrofoam ball black; let dry.
Cut eight 6" to 12" pieces of wire as legs. (Use shorter wires for smaller balls.)
Round upper portion of each piece of wire around a thick marker (smaller spider) or spool (larger spider) to make bend in the legs.
Push gumdrop onto bottom point of each leg to make feet.
Insert each leg into ball, positioning four on each side (you may need to adjust legs to make spiders stand).
Create eyes out of candy. For larger eyes, insert pin through holes of both a gummy Life Saver and a candy necklace piece and into Styrofoam ball. For smaller eyes, use candy necklace pieces.