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How to Make Pebble Spiders
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How to Make Pebble Spiders

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

These adorable pebble spiders are really easy to make and are perfect for keeping little ones busy for a few hours, best of all they won't bust the bank balance either! If you've not got any suitable pebbles in your garden you could always use a polystyrene ball or cut a cardboard tube to the desired length. Let's get making! Suitable for: Beginners Time to allow: 45 minutes plus drying time

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Step-1

Paint your pebble on one side in black paint, once dry apply another coat.

Step-2

After this side has dried turn the pebble over and repeat step one on the other side.

Step-3

Once the paint has completely dried apply the googly eyes using contact adhesive, leave for around three to four minutes before applying the eyes, this will allow the eyes to stick immediately.

Step-4

To make the spider’s legs bend two pipe cleaners in half and twist to secure, do the same with the remaining two pipe cleaners.
Top Tip: You may need to give the pebble more than two coats of paint on each side dependent on the natural colour of your pebble.

Step-5

Put a blob of glue on the back of the pebble and stick the twisted ends of the pipe cleaners (one either side). Hold the pipe cleaners in place for a minute or so to allow the glue to ‘set’, leave to completely dry for an additional 20 minutes before use.

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