Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Next weekend is Chester’s second birthday. I can’t believe my little muppet will be TWO! He is so young for his age, and my older boys still refer to him as “Baby Chester.” So do we, come to think of it. I think he’ll be my baby till he’s forty! The last kid is always a baby.

Anyway, we’re having another party for him, inviting family and friends. And as we did last year, we’re jumping in with a Halloween-themed party to really make it special. Last year it was all about Pirates, and this year we’re going with a spider theme! Eep!

When it comes to putting together a kid’s Halloween party table, it should be a fun and interactive type of table. We shopped mostly at the dollar section at Target!

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Supplies:

(4) 222 Fifth Halloween Spiderweb Spider Web Black Gold Dinner Plates
(4) Spider Kid Plates
(4) Spider Glasses
(1) Package of spider cups
(1) package of Halloween napkins
(1) Organza Web Fabric
(1) package of Glitter Chipboard Spider (8-count from Target)
(1) package of Halloween Party Bags
(1) White Cotton Tablecloth (or plastic)
(1) Happy Halloween Sign
Plastic silverware
Straws

Additional accessories: 

(1) White Cheesecloth
(2) Mini Pumpkins
(1) Halloween Decorative Vase 

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

When it comes to putting together a kid’s Halloween party table, it should be a fun and interactive type of table. We shopped mostly at the dollar section at Target! 

Here’s how we put this super cute Spider Halloween Tablescape together for a kid’s Halloween party! 

  1. First, lay down a plastic or cotton white tablecloth. This will help the clean-up process go a whole lot smoother. Plus, you’re protecting your table from messy spills. 
  2. After placing down the tablecloth, roll out the Organza Web Fabric (pick-up from Hobby Lobby or another craft store), and cut off the extra fabric. To cover the whole table, I cut two lengths of fabric for my table and aligned them side by side. I cut one my length of fabric and placed it in the middle of the table.
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
  3. Set the table: Place a Gold & Black Spider Dinner plate, followed by a Halloween napkin, and place a spider plate on top.
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
  4. Add a spider glass with a straw to the right of the plate. Repeat until the table is set. 
  5. I spotted plastic cups with spiders on them at Home Goods. After quickly putting the spider cups together, I placed one at each place setting and a few more around the table. These can be used for drinking or to hold candy and sweets.
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
  6. For the middle of the table, I added a few mini-pumpkins. You can find mini pumpkins at any grocery store. You can also buy enough mini-pumpkins for each child and have them decorate the pumpkins {great party activity}.Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
    Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape
  7. For the center of the table, I placed a Gold & Black Halloween decorative vase I picked up from Home Goods. 
  8. I placed glitter chipboard spiders around the table. You can also put the child’s name on them and place them at each place setting. 
  9. Towards the end of the table, I added a few more Halloween decorations to help bring this idea together. I placed party bags around the end of the table, as well as Happy Halloween chalkboard sign I picked up from Target’s Dollar section. 
  10. To add a little more Halloween flare to your table, take a few white cheesecloths and drape them around the back of the chairs, walls, and other furniture in the room. 
  11. I also added a few spooky black trees (picked up from Home Goods a few years ago), and more cheesecloth. 
  12. Time to party! 

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Spider-Themed Halloween Tablescape

Here are a few more items that I think would be great to include for decorations or in your tablescape. Check them out and let me know your thoughts!

Halloween Spider Web Serving Tray
Halloween Spider Decorations
Wooden Spiderweb Pedestal Cake Stand
Spiderweb Cupcake Liners
5ft Spiderweb String Lights

As for food, here are the featured recipes for this tablescape:

Pumpkin & Oreo Mousse Parfaits

Pumpkin Banana Bread Mini Muffin Bites

Check out some of my other great Halloween Party suggestions!

Free Halloween Party Pack Printable - Includes invitations, bottle wrappers, straw toppers, and cupcake toppers!

A Pirate Halloween Birthday Party for Your Child | A Mother Thing | https://www.amotherthing.com

How to throw an allergy friendly halloween party.

Vanilla Cake with Pumpkin Buttercream and Candy Corn | A Mother Thing

Candy Corn Cheesecake Mousse #halloween #candycorn #mousse

Assorted Spooky Pumpkin Spiced Cupcakes | A Mother Thing | https://www.amotherthing.com

Perfect Pumpkin Puree | A Mother Thing | https://www.amotherthing.com

Pumpkin-Stuffed Crepes Perfect for Autumn | A Mother Thing

And don’t forget these fun costume ideas!

Jack Skellington Makeup Tutorial

1920s Flapper Makeup Tutorial

Queen of Hearts Makeup Tutorial

Poison Ivy Makeup Tutorial

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Katie Reed

Katie Reed

Katie Reed is a 38 year old mom blogger from Salt Lake City, UT. She is married to the man of her dreams and together they have four beautiful boys. Dexter is 9, Daniel is 7, Chester is 5 and Wilder is 2. She writes about living with mental health issues while navigating motherhood. Her blog focuses on tips and tricks for moms, information and parenting news, kid-friendly recipes and crafts. She loves to reflect on the humorous side of parenthood and shares the reality of her life, with a "warts and all" attitude.

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  1. Your tablescape looks fantastic! I love those cutesy spider plates! Thanks for linking up with our Merry Monday party, and happy birthday to your little guy!

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