Sticky Spider Web!
This is an absolute must if you want the kids to entertain themselves for a while and it’s a variation of the fabulous Sticky Spider Web activity I saw over on No Time For Flash Cards. It’s much harder than it looks and isn’t the same as the Tape & Crepe activity on a previous post!!! Perfect indoor activity for a rainy day!
Rather than set up the sticky spider web (masking tape) in a doorway, we made ours go up the staircase. Then we screwed up bits of tissue and threw them at the tape trying to get them to stick. Brilliant for hand eye co-ordination and gross motor skills. The one who managed to get the most of their colour to stick was the winner, though quite frankly we were all so rubbish at it, it was a miracle that any stuck at all. You can always cheat and make it easier for yourself by using super sticky gaffa tape!
After a while, the youngest one got bored of throwing and decided to commando crawl up and down underneath the web (great exercise so not complaining) and the middle one decided he was going to find his nerf gun and see how many spiders he could shoot down. This then progressed into seeing how many bullets he could get to stick to the web and how many it took to take the web down. Great target practice if you’re planning to work for MI5.
Once we’d decided we’d had enough, there was a huge fight over who got to clear it all up(!).
It soon transpired it’s because they wanted to be the first to run through and destroy the web and then see who could get the most tape stuck to their socks…
So all in all I’d say this was a roaring success!
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