Inside: Download this free Itsy Bitsy Spider printable activity and create props for music and movement or circle time!
A favorite finger play, year after year, is the Itsy Bitsy Spider. In fact, you might recall reciting this during your childhood, too! It’s always included in our collection of fall songs .
Because I love to use props, I created some simple spider printables that, when turned into stick puppets, are a fun addition when singing the Itsy Bitsy Spider song.
Scroll down towards bottom of this page find the free download!
Keeping toddlers and preschoolers engaged during circle time can be a challenge.
In fact, that’s one of the most popular topics in our Facebook group.
I’ve always struggled with children listening at group time/circle time. They will suddenly need every and anything and will get up walk around …
As I’ve mentioned in my most popular “Tips for a Successful Circle Time” video, getting the children involved is a must.
Using props is one of my favorite additions to circle times.
How to Use the Itsy Bitsy Spider Printable Activity for Circle Time
What you will need:
- The Itsy Bitsy Spider song (Part of our October Spotify Playlist)
- Spider printable (Scroll down to find free download)
- Popsicle sticks
- Heavy (card stock) paper or a laminator
Putting Together These Props
After downloading the printable, make enough copies so that you and each child get one.
Then, cut around each spider. Laminate if desired.
Assembling the Spider Sticks
Simply tape a popsicle stick to each piece and they are ready to go!
More Spider Activities
More Circle Time Props!
Keep your toddlers and preschoolers engaged during circle time with props to favorite songs and rhymes!