Beaded Halloween Spider Pattern

Fun Beaded Halloween Spider made from pipe cleaners and pony beads.

It’s time to bring out all the creepy crawly decorations from years gone past and to craft some new ones to make the kids squeal even louder than ever. The FreeKidsCrafts team has put on its scariest thinking caps and created this beaded Halloween Spider for your crafting fun. You may even have enough leftover beads from other projects  to use.


Spiders are found on every continent of the world except Antarctica. There are around 40,000 different species of spider. Source: Science Kids – Fun Spider Facts For Kids


  • 5 Black Pipe Cleaners
  • 13 Black Pony Beads
  • 32 Orange Pony Beads
  • Scissors 
  1. See the illustrated diagram for bead placement.
  2. Slide 7 black pony beads to the middle of a black pipe cleaner. Fold in half. Slide both ends through another pony bead, pushing it up to the other beads. This will form the back section of the spider.
  3. Fold two pipe cleaners in half and push through the last bead strung.
  4. Slide three black pony beads on one end.
  5. Slide two black pony beads on the other end and then through the third bead on the other side to form the head.
  6. Wrap a pipe cleaner above and a pipe cleaner below the middle bead.
  7. Trim the escess pipe cleaner used to form the head bending the ends to secure the beads.
  8. String four orange beads on each each leg. Shape the legs


2 thoughts on “Beaded Halloween Spider Pattern”

  1. Lori Jane Perdew says:

    I believe that you meant 32 orange pony beads instead of 32 orange pipe cleaners, right?

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