Soft wire (20g from WalMart's craft section in this case)
Pliers (to aid shaping)
Now, lets go through my first instructable.
Step 1: Gather wire and build tail-
Gather 6 pieces of wire together, find the middle, and wrap 1 strand around the rest. Repeat until two wires are left uncoiled. Twist these to the end.
To twist wire, bend wires to make a 90 degree angle, place between thumb and finger, and twist, making sure to keep wire at 90 degree angle.
Step 2: Adding legs-
Step 3: Build body-
Step 5: Building mandibles and 'arms'-
Twist the top right pair together, and the top left pair as well.