Each Treat Cup holds a few small Halloween treats and is perfectly sized for little hands. Or, you can add them to a decorative spider web for a great Halloween decorative display with a special sweet treat surprise.
makes 6 Spider Treat Cups
- cardboard egg carton (6 egg cups)
- black paint
- 1 paint brush
- 6 pairs of wiggly eyes
- 18 black pipe cleaners
- 6 squares black tissue, about 2-inch by 2-inch
- assorted small candies
- small hole punch, or sharp tipped scissors
- wire cutters
Step 1: Cut apart the egg carton into individual cups or sections.
Step 2: Paint the egg carton section black inside and out. Set it aside to dry.
Step 3: While the egg carton is drying cut legs for the spiders from the black pipe cleaners. Each Spider Treat Cup should get 8 legs, each about 3 inches long.
Step 4: Once the egg carton sections are dry, add a pair of wiggly eyes to the front of each spider. Remeber to keep the open part of the up to hold your treats.
Step 5: Poke 4 holes in a row about 3/4 of the way up on each side of each treat cup to insert the spiders legs.
Step 6: Insert the black pipe cleaner pieces for the spiders legs, and bend each one slightly to help the spider stand.
Step 7: Add a small 2 inch square of black tissue paper to the inside of each cup. This will be a protective layer so when you add the Halloween treats they can sit on top of the tissue paper.
Step 8: Fill with small candies and you’re ready to display your sweet treat spiders.
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