Cotton wool balls aren’t just for nappy changing time – they can also transform into spooky spider’s webs that can stretch and stretch.

What you need

Cotton wool

A warm radiator


Movement and coordination

Motor skills

Offers sensory stimulation

How long will it take?

15 mins

What to do

  1. Sit the cotton wool on a warm radiator for a few minutes, making sure it’s not too hot.

    cotton wool on radiator
  2. Give the warm wool to your child and help them stretch it – see how it turns into soft wispy spider webs?

    stretching cotton wool