How to make a Spider Bun for Halloween

When my daughter was in elementary school, I did the spider hair bun on her for school. They couldn’t have costumes, but it was good old Halloween fun in a subtle way. (I’m not sure why we didn’t make a Halloween shirt too?! haha)

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Halloween hair idea

Halloween hair idea

Halloween hair, don’t care! haha. This Halloween hair is so simple and a fun way to dress up on Halloween for school when costumes aren’t allowed.

This DIY Halloween hair idea doesn’t require a crafty mom at all. Just a quick trip to the dollar store and you’re set.

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Spider Bun for Halloween | by Chelly at We Can Make That!
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Supplies for Halloween Hair Idea

  1. Bobby pins
  2. Googly eyes
  3. Hot Glue
  4. Black Pipe Cleaners
  5. Spider shirt for girls
  6. Black Leggings

It’s so simple to assemble. This should only take a few minutes to get the supplies ready and to create the spider bun. Easy to do before school on a busy morning. See directions below.

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How easy it is to make a Spider Bun for Halloween:

First: I glued 2 larger eyes to a bobby pin.

Second: Put her hair in a bun.

Third: I bent the legs 2 times, creating a leg look to them.

Lastly: We simply tucked the pipe cleaners in the bun, and they stayed all day. I did 3 on each side.

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  1. This is so cute. My hair is long and every year I hope to do this and it still hasn’t happened. Maybe next year.