Surprising and Fun Spider Loofas in Under 5 Minutes 2

Ok. I’ve been holding off on the fun Halloween projects, but I can’t wait any longer! I saw spider loofas when I was surfing the internet one day, but I couldn’t find any instructions or a credible source. Grab the kids, and let’s have some fun!

Funny spider loofas hanging out together for their next party!

So here are my easy instructions! I’ll be using loofas that I picked up from my local grocery store for under a dollar and 5 pipe cleaners (per spider) from my craft stash. The wiggly eyes are optional, but they make me laugh all that much more!

  • Simply fold 4 of the pipe cleaners in half and use the 5th pipe cleaner to hold the 4 pipe cleaners together at the bend.
  • Twist the 5th pipe cleaner a few times to help keep the legs in place.
  • Wrap the 5th pipe cleaner around the loofa and pull tight.
  • Twist the ends together and tuck down into the center of the loofa.
  • Now you can arrange the 8 sections of legs as you please!
  • Apply the eyes and pose your spiders next to your favorite soap!

Tutorial Photos:

Folding the 4 pipe cleaners in half and holding in place with the 5th.

Twist the 5th pipe cleaner around the loofa to secure.

Tucking the ends of the 5th pipe cleaner into the loofa.

Bending the 8 “legs” to my preferences.

I can’t believe I have to say this, but don’t forget to remove the pipe cleaners before you use the loofa!

I hope you enjoy this little project that you can do with the kids! For other fun Halloween projects, check out our other Halloween themed recipes.


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About Andee

Director of Happiness. I'm a thirty-something soap snob. I've grown up with handmade soaps, and I love them! I really like making lotions, soaps, and perfumes. I adore mixing scents to come up with something new. My favorite scent is either Wicked or Cotton Candy. I tend to hoard fragrances, I even have an Earl Grey Tea from the MMS catalog. I won't tell you how old it is, but it sure is good!

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2 thoughts on “Surprising and Fun Spider Loofas in Under 5 Minutes

  • Eleanor T

    Those are ridiculously cute bath scrub spiders!
    I’m glad you mentioned that you the pipe-cleaner legs (and squiggly eyes, I assume) should be removed before use. 🙂 Until I read your warning, I had actually just been wondering to myself how I would use a scrubby with those legs! 🙂
    Thanks for the cute idea!

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    • Andee Post author

      You are welcome! I was worried about sounding like an overbearing nanny about the pipe cleaners (and eyes), but I’m glad you didn’t think I was being horribly bossy.

      These cute spiders sure make me laugh! I hope you get a chance to make one and set it up in your bathroom. I would be anxiously waiting for the next person to (hopefully) start giggling!

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