Family activity: how to make a spi-pot to view spiders

Learn how to make a spi-pot to get a good look at those spiders that won’t keep still! Abi shows us how in this video blog.

Spiders are amazing creatures to look at – there could be a hundred or more species in your garden of all different colours and patternings. But sometimes they just won’t keep still!

A spi-pot made from household items is a great way to get up close with these eight-legged wonders and find out who’s living in your house and garden.

Of course, if spiders aren't your favourite you could use your pot to spy on other mini beasts from your garden. Don't forget to put them safely back where they came from after fifteen minutes. Let's get started!

Here are some of the spiders you might find in your garden

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