Tarantula Valentine Box
Rocco's box took the most time this year.
But he fell in love with the hot glue gun.
2 large empty "Whipped Topping" containers
2-3 wire hangers
3/4 yard fur
hot glue gun
paper for stuffing
we used some copper pipe insulation for 97 cents
First, eat the whipped cream.
We actually put it in the freezer into big Ziploc bags.
Then, pad the containers.
You could just crumple paper around the sides and tape it on.
Then just drop some fur over it, tuck, wrap & and hot glue.
We trimmed and glued it right to the edges.
If you have a small head you can wear it.
Wrap both the containers.
Cover the lids.
Now, the next part is not as fun.
Legs. 8 of them.
Bend hangers back and forth until they break.
4- 12 inch & 4- 11 inch
Roll it up, hot glue it shut, and you have a leg.
I trimmed a little off the back to make a tab for gluing it on the body.
I glued the toes together after it was secured onto the spider.
Now just glue EVERYTHING together.
bodies & legs.
Then just add eyes & a smile, and a heart if you'd like.
I read that tarantulas can have as many as 10 eyes!
We thought 4 were nice.
Happy Spider, happy boy!