Hanging Spider Hoop

Looking for an inexpensive Halloween craft to make with a group of kids? This simple hanging spider hoop is easy to make! For younger kids, you can have an adult man the glue gun, or you can switch it out for some crafting glue or even adhesive dots.

This hanging spider hoop is part of Craft Lightning Week – all week long my friends Angie from The Country Chic Cottage and Jen from 100 Directions and I are sharing 15-minute-or-less Halloween crafts… and we’ve asked a bunch of our crafty friends to join in. Scroll to the bottom to check out their projects!

Hanging hoop spider - simple craft


To make this hanging hoop spider, you’ll need:
Black Doily
Black Ribbon
Embroidery hoop smaller than the doily
Hot Glue
Googly Eyes


Put the doily in the embroidery hoop. Cut 4 ribbons, each 12-18″, depending on the size of your hoop.

supplies for hanging spider craft

Tie the ribbons around the hoop using double knots.

tie on ribbons

Trim the ribbons to be about the same length. Glue on the eyes.

add eyes

Hang in your room using string tied to the center of the doily.

Check out these other fast and fun Halloween craft ideas:

Kelly from Here Comes the Sun made a cute dessert stand – perfect for serving Halloween treats!


Over at Stuff and Such, Lisa shows you this fun take on spider web door decor.


My son is a fan of candy corn and Mickey Mouse – he’d love these Candy Corn Mickey Mouse cookies from Danielle at Busy Mom’s Helper.


Looking for some Halloween sensory play? Or maybe just a gross Halloween craft? Laura at Housewife Hellraiser has you covered with this great DIY Slime.


Lindsay from Artsy-Fartsy Mama made the most adorable Halloween charms. But you don’t have to beg to be her new bestie to get your hands on some… she shows you how to make your own!


Carla shows you how to customize your tumber for Halloween using vinyl (so easy!) on her site CarlaSchauer.com


Love simple and elegant Halloween decor? Paula at Frog Prince Paperie shows you how to make these upscale pumpkin candlesticks.


Dress up some store-bought cupcakes, or use these bat and raven cake toppers from Jen at 100 Directions as an easy way to decorate your favorite homemade cupcakes!


Halloween decor for pennies? Angie from The Country Chic Cottage shows you how to use sticks and leaves from your yard to make this fun Halloween decor!


Come back tomorrow for more fun and fast Halloween craft ideas!



  1. […] My co-hostess for this series is 30 Minute Crafts and she made this adorable hanging hoop spider. […]

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