Here on Rainy Day Mum, we love our Nursery Rhymes. From Classic Baby Rhymes to counting songs to help us learn. One of our favourites is Incy Wincy Spider (or Itsy Bitsy Spider as it’s sung in the USA). Today we have a collection of our favourite Activities inspired by that nursery rhyme. So here we go Incy Wincy Spider Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

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Incy Wincy Spider Themed Activities for Tots

INCY WINCY SPIDER (ITSY BITSY SPIDER) LYRICS

 Incy wincy spider climbed up the water spout,
down came the rain and washed the spider out,
out came the sunshine and dried up all the rain
and incy wincy spider climbed up the spout again!

Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers Inspired by Incy Wincy Spider

Incy Wincy Spider Sensory Tub for Toddlers and Preschoolers set up ready for play
Incy Wincy Spider Sensory Tub for Toddlers set up ready for play

We love sensory bins, bags and tubs and this simple to set up Incy Wincy Spider Sensory Tub is great for toddlers and preschoolers to play with. Sing the rhyme above as you and your tots play in the bin and retell this simple nursery rhyme.

From Red Ted Art these great Conker Spider Webs – we’re adding them to our to do list for next year.

The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
Giant Web Making for Toddlers and Preschoolers

When I asked my toddler and preschooler what they knew about Incy Wincy Spider they said that he makes webs. So we took that idea and create and Giant Spider’s Web in the garden. This is a great fun activity to get the kids moving.

Mama Papa Bubba created a spider with it’s web.

Take the spider outside and create a spider cave in your back garden from Adventures at home with Mum.

Create with your Hands shows how to explore spider’s webs and gives some great book recommendations to go with them.

spider's web craft for preschoolers
Paper Plate Spiders Web and mini pom pom spider

We love to craft with paper plates – this Spider’s Web craft is ideal for making with toddlers and preschoolers when you sing along with the Nursery Rhyme.

More Nursery RHyme Themed Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Nursery Rhyme Activities and ideas for play with toddlers and preschoolers
Nursery Rhyme Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Looking for Ideas for other Nursery rhymes – check out our list of Nursery Rhyme Themed Play Ideas and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers.

Author
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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