Spider Facts

We have been busy researching spiders. Here is a list of facts that we learned about spiders and a movie of our spider project:
  • spiders have 2 body parts
  • all spiders make silk
  • spiders spin webs
  • baby spiders are called spiderlings
  • some spiders are poisonous
  • spiders like to climb
  • spiders eat insects
  • spiders don't stick to their webs because they are covered in oil
  • spiders have blue blood
  • spiders have fangs
  • some spiders carry their babies on their back
  • most spiders have 8 eyes
  • spiders have 8 legs
  • spiders like to build webs at night
  • spiders turn their food into soup and suck it up
  • the biggest spider is as big as a dinner plate
  • spiders have spinnerets
  • spiders are arachnids
  • spiders smell with their legs
  • spiders are different sizes
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5 comments:

  1. Janet McGuire10/30/10, 8:06 PM

    We're catching up on all of these great activities. This is so cool we can see Finn and his classmates and all of their ideas. Really cool!

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  2. What type of circular container did you use to for the art? I'm going to do this next month! Love your ideas!

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  3. The container is a circle tray that I found at Walmart years ago.

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  4. That was sooo cute!

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