Halloween Paper Maché Spider Coffin Box
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Halloween Paper Maché Spider Coffin Box

Kids can have fun painting and embellishing these paper mache coffin boxes. This is a great craft for parties and favors.

Designed by Marie Vetrano.

Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Paper Maché Box(es) – Coffin
  • Acrylic Paint – White and Orange
  • Pom Pom, 1" – Black
  • Pom Pom, ¼" – Red
  • Wiggle Eyes – Assorted Sizes
  • Paintbrushes
  • Scissors
  • Mod Podge®
  • Glue (or Glue Dots®)
  • Glitter Glue Pen – Black

Project Instructions

Remove lid from box and paint them both white. Let dry.

Paint the sides of the lid and along the bottom of the box orange. Let dry.

Glue a black pom pom onto the lid.

Glue on eyes and a red pom pom nose.

Use a black glitter glue pen to draw legs and a web strand. Let dry.


Base paint the boxes and use colored ink pads along the edges of the box. Have a glitter tray or shallow box handy for the glitter. Refer to photo to assist with project.