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Creative Pine Cone Crafts for Kids

Creative Pine Cone Crafts for Kids

Looking for a super simple craft for kids that’s cheap and easy? Go on a pine cone hunt outside and use these creative pine cone craft ideas to keep your littles entertained for hours.

With pine cone crafts, finding the pine cones is as fun as the projects that follow! Check your yard or visit a nearby park in the fall or winter months to start your search.

Bring them in and try a few of these fun pine cone crafts that are super fun and easy to make.

Pine Cone Crafts for Kids

1. Pine Cone Creatures:

Looking for some fun and creative craft ideas to keep your kids busy? Check out these amazing pinecone crafts that will provide hours of entertainment and creativity for your little ones. Get ready to unleash your child's imagination and have a blast together with these awesome pinecone projects.

Materials:

How to Make:

  1. Attach googly eyes to the pine cone’s “face.”
  2. Add pipe cleaner antennae or legs.
  3. Cut and glue craft foam or felt to create wings, tails, or ears.

Looking for more fun ideas for your kids? Try out these free printable coloring pages or this list of ways kids can continue learning about nature during winter.

2. Painted Pinecones:

Looking for some fun and creative craft ideas to keep your kids busy? Check out these amazing pinecone crafts that will provide hours of entertainment and creativity for your little ones. Get ready to unleash your child's imagination and have a blast together with these awesome pinecone projects.

Materials:

How to Make:

  1. Let kids choose their favorite colors.
  2. Paint the pine cones, allowing for creative designs.
  3. While the paint is still wet, sprinkle on optional embellishments for added sparkle.

3. Pine Cone Owls:

Materials:

  • Pine cones
  • Acrylic paints
  • Craft googly eyes
  • Feathers
  • Felt or craft foam
  • Glue

How to Make:

  1. Paint the pine cone as the owl’s body.
  2. Attach googly eyes, feathers as wings, and felt or foam for a beak and talons.

4. Pine Cone Bird Feeder:

Looking for some fun and creative craft ideas to keep your kids busy? Check out these amazing pinecone crafts that will provide hours of entertainment and creativity for your little ones. Get ready to unleash your child's imagination and have a blast together with these awesome pinecone projects.

Materials:

  • Pine cones
  • Peanut butter (or a safe substitute for those with allergies)
  • Birdseed
  • String

How to Make:

  1. Spread peanut butter onto the pine cone.
  2. Roll it in birdseed to coat it thoroughly.
  3. Attach a string for hanging and hang it in a tree for the birds to enjoy.

5. Pine Cone Pine Trees:

Looking for some fun and creative craft ideas to keep your kids busy? Check out these amazing pinecone crafts that will provide hours of entertainment and creativity for your little ones. Get ready to unleash your child's imagination and have a blast together with these awesome pinecone projects.

Materials:

  • Pine cones
  • Green paint
  • Small pom-poms or beads
  • Craft foam or felt
  • Glue

How to Make:

  1. Paint the pine cone green.
  2. Glue a small pom-pom or bead as the “star” on top.
  3. Cut and glue craft foam or felt into a base for the tree.

6. Pine Cone Wreath:

Materials:

How to Make:

  1. Paint the pine cones in different colors.
  2. Attach the painted pine cones to the wire wreath form using hot glue.
  3. Add a ribbon for hanging the wreath.

7. Pine Cone Fairies:

Materials:

  • Pine cones
  • Fabric or tulle
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Craft googly eyes
  • Glitter and sequins (optional)

How to Make:

  1. Attach a small piece of fabric or tulle as a fairy skirt.
  2. Bend a pipe cleaner into wings and attach them.
  3. Add googly eyes and, if desired, decorate with glitter and sequins.

Pine cones are a such a great resource for creating imaginative and nature-inspired crafts. These projects not only encourage creativity and fine motor skills but also foster a deeper appreciation for the natural world.

So, gather some pinecones and craft supplies, and let kids explore their creativity while connecting with nature. Happy crafting!