Giant Wooly Spider Halloween Headband


Giant Wooly Spider Halloween Headband

Halloween craft ideas can range from over-the-top to understated. This Giant Wooly Spider Halloween Headband is an unexpected delight that's sure to make a major statement on October 31. Pair your homemade headband with an all black outfit for a ready-made costume or simply rock it with normal clothes. DIY headbands may seem like a strange example of crafting for Halloween, but this project is perfect for the spookiest holiday of the year. In fact, you may want to save this DIY hair accessory for next year and the year after that.

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  • FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam:
    • Egg: 3”
    • Ball: 1.5”

Other Materials:

  • Headband: Black
  • Chunky Yarn: Black
  • Jumbo Chenille: Black
  • Feather Boa: Black
  • Large Round Eyes: Black
  • Straight Pins     
  • Tools:
  • Low-Temp Glue Gun
  • Scissors



  1. Wrap the egg and the ball with black yarn to completely cover, gluing the ends to secure.  Insert a toothpick between the parts and glue together.

  2. Cut eight 12” lengths of jumbo chenille.  Separate the yarn and insert the chenille into the foam body (four on each side) for legs. 

  3. Glue the eyes in place.  Cut and pin a piece of feather boa around the back of the body and around the face of the spider.  Glue the spider to the headband.


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