Finish the story begins with: “What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.”
The assignment said:
Collect fresh spider webs. Wind them around a piece of soft cardboard. Bring as much as you can.
The children went out into the woods. Prepared to collect lots of spider webs. They did not think about the dangers of going into the woods on their own.They even brought a picnic basket with them.
After walking for more than an hour they had to stop and have a drink. They sat down on a large root of one of the trees. Suddenly they stared in awe at this enormous spider web hanging from the branches. The threads were as thick as their little fingers. This was very scary. They could be caught and tied up with those threads.
They sat hypnotized, looking at the colossal ugly spider in the middle. It was smiling at them and winking them to come nearer….