Have some Halloween fun with these Spooky Spider pots, says Katherine Miller

Spider plant pots for Halloween - a great project for children

To make these Halloween spider pots, you’ll need four chunky pipe cleaners for the spider’s legs, some eyes and a black plastic flowerpot.

How to make spider pots - a great Halloween project for kids

I pierced four holes in each side of the pot with a skewer, then the children could thread each pipe cleaner through two holes, which made two legs.

Spider plants - how to pot up runners

We planted a baby spider plant into our pots which had grown on a ‘runner’ from the mother plant. The roots of the plantlet (above) can be stood in water for a week before planting into the pot to encourage growth.