Handicrafts with pine cones the most beautiful ideas for children

Soon it will be again: Advent, Advent, a little light is burning. With the bad weather in the run-up to Christmas, there is nothing better than drinking a cup of hot cocoa in the cozy apartment and doing handicrafts with the little ones. Pine cones are a great material that can be used for many DIY craft ideas. Crafting with pine cones here are the most beautiful ideas for children!

 

Handicrafts with pine cones the most beautiful ideas for children

Pine cone hedgehog

Aren’t these little guys sweet as sugar? First make a template for a semicircle, transfer it to gray felt and cut it out (use pinking scissors for the rounding). Cut out the ears, press them together and fix with the hot glue gun. Glue the semicircle together to make a bag. Glue on black pearls for the nose and eyes, then glue the head, ears and feet to the pine cones.

Pine cone hedgehog

Rainbow fairies

Brush a pine cone with purple acrylic paint, then paint hair on a wooden ball. Draw eyes and mouth with a black pencil, then paint on red cheeks. Also paint the fabric sheets purple and glue the fairy together. A small wooden disc gives the little one support. Design each fairy in a different color of the rainbow.

Handicrafts with pine cones Small pine trees

Brush the pine cones with green acrylic paint and let them dry. Glue a gold star on the top and the mini Christmas tree is ready.

Handicrafts with pine cones Small pine trees

Little skier

Brush the tips of the cones with white, then paint the hair, mouth and eyes on a wooden ball. Paint toothpicks in silver, cut popsicle sticks and apply red paint. Cut arms out of red pipe cleaners. Knit hats and scarfs or simply cut them out of felt.

Little skier

Clever owl

Paint a round cone with golden acrylic paint, then cut out wings from brown felt and glue them on. Cut a thick figure 8 out of felt, make two white felt circles and glue small black buttons in the middle. Cut out a triangle from orange felt and two yellow feet and glue the owl together. Hang with a thread.

Cone zinnias

Colorful zinnias beautify many a garden in summer, but you can also bring the cheerful flowers into your home in winter. Paint pine cones in different shades of red, pink and purple, blue, yellow and green are also good color choices, then turn the cone over and paint a yellow center. Arrange in a bowl.

Cone zinnias

Tit dumplings

The little feathered inhabitants of your garden will surely appreciate this attention! Heat beef suet or vegetable fat in a saucepan, then mix in the birdseed and apply the mixture to the pine cones and let it harden for a few hours in the refrigerator. Attach the tit dumpling to a branch with a wide ribbon and carefully watch the birds flying by.

Decorate the pine cones with twine

A simple idea that is fun and suitable for toddlers too! Wrap the cones with colored thread and fix the ends with a drop of glue. The decorative cones are ready.

Decorate the pine cones with twine

Pine cone gnomes

A wooden ball, a cone, felt and a golden bell can easily become a cute gnome!

Pine cone gnomes

Pompom fir trees

These little fir trees with colorful pompoms are also ready in no time. Simply decorate a cone with pompons in different colors, glue a bow and decorate the Christmas tree with several of the colored cones.

Pompom fir trees

Cone angels

Bend gray or silver pipe cleaner into a wing and glue it to the back of the cone with the hot glue gun, then paint two black eyes on a wooden ball. Glue on scraps of wool or tinsel as hair, then glue the wooden ball onto the cone. Finally, make a halo out of a piece of pipe cleaner or tinsel.

Cone angels

Turkeys

Cut a triangle out of orange felt and use it as a beak. Glue two googly eyes and the beak onto the underside of the cone. Make a tail out of colored feathers.

Turkeys

Cone fairy

Wings made of jute, a wooden ball as a head and an acorn hat – this cute fairy with curly woolen hair can do without details and will soon be part of your Christmas decorations.

Cone fairy

Pine cone family

A cone, a wooden ball, wool and an acorn hat are all you need for a little lady. Draw eyes, mouth and red cheeks on the wooden ball, then glue the ball onto the cone. Now take the orange wool, glue it on and decorate it with an acorn cap. If you like, you can make little arms out of a piece of felt and wool. The baby is made from a small cone.

Handicrafts with pine cones – fairy

Paint the face, glue on wool as hair and put on an acorn cap, then glue the head to the body. Felt the arms of green wool with a little soapy water and glue wooden beads onto the hands. Use sheets of fabric for the wings.

How you make reindeer out of corks and angels out of clothespins, I will explain to you along with other wonderful craft ideas for Christmas in my article. If you enjoyed this article, please share it with your friends and family.

Have a nice Advent season and a peaceful Christmas.

Tayyab Mehmood

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