As we near Halloween, spooky spiders are our theme! We read The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle, and I used the flannel board to build a web as the story progressed. We also sang a wonderful ditty (that I can. not. get. out. of. my. head) There’s a Spider on the Floor. The final touch, a ‘secret’ spider web painting using a paper plate, white crayon, and a bit of black poster paint … complete with a spooky black spider.