We have compiled a list of some fun spider facts to share with your little learners. Enjoy!
- Spiders are not insects. Instead, spiders are known as arachnids.
- Spiders are found everywhere in the world.
- There are more than 30,000 species of spiders.
- The average life of a spider is one to two years.
- The female tarantula may live up to 20 years.
- The black widow spider is the only spider with a poisonous bite.
- It takes a spider about 60 minutes to spin a web.
- The average house has 30 spiders.
- All spiders shed their skin.
- Most spiders have either six or eight eyes.
- Grass spiders build a web on top of the grass.
- Some spiders eat their old web before starting a new one.
- The silk strands in a web are 5 times stronger than a piece of steel.
- Fear of spiders is called Arachnophobia. It is one of the most common fears among humans.
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