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10 Perfect pinecone crafts for kids

Crafting with pinecones is just as fun as the time spent collecting them. These 10 crafts are our favorites.

In preparation for all the popcorn and cranberries we’ll be stringing next month, we think it’s the perfect time to teach the kids some stringing skills with this lovely pinecone garland.

Pinecone garland |

Photo credit: Kristen Whitby/Ella Claire

Truly, is there anything cuter than these pinecone elves? Whether the kids make them and decorate the house with them or you use them as the final touch on your Christmas wrapping, the kids will have so much fun creating them.

Pinecone elves |

Photo credit: MaryLea/Pink and Green Mama

We can’t think of a toddler out there who wouldn’t have fun making these colorful yarn pinecones. And you probably have all of the supplies already on hand. Bonus.

Yarn pinecone |

Photo credit: Camilla Fabri/Family Chic

These pinecone gnomes are the perfect combination of adorable and doable. Set your little ones up with the supplies for this sweet craft and cherish their final product for years to come.

Gnome pinecone |

Photo credit: Margaret Bloom/We Bloom Here

These super-simple pinecone tree pots are a perfect teacher gift this holiday season. How cute would this be on your child’s teacher’s desk?

Pinecone tree |

Photo credit: Laura/Pet Scribbles

Even the littlest of crafters can tackle this fun snowy pinecone project. Some paint, some glitter and some smiles are all you need for this one.

Snowy Pinecone |

Photo credit: Ann/My Nearest and Dearest

Want a craft that’s fun to make, and brings days of joy to follow? Then this pinecone birdfeeder is the perfect project. The kids will love making it, but they may just love watching the visiting birds even more.

Pinecone birdfeeder |

Photo credit: Heidi/Happiness is homemade

What child doesn’t love a little bit of shimmer? These frosted pinecones absolutely fit the bill. They’ll love making them and you’ll love displaying them. It’s a holiday win-win.

Frosted Pinecone |

Photo credit: Margaret Pereira/Moving Forward Redesign

Whoo can resist an adorable owl? We absolutely love these sweet pinecone owl ornaments and we’re confident your little ones will too.

Pinecone owl |

Photo credit: Sarah/Repeat Crafter Me

For this last craft, pinecones are the tool, not the final product. With a simple stamp, you’ll have lovely pinecone stamped ornaments to hang or a fantastic finishing touch for your holiday gifts.

Pinecone stamp ornament |

Photo credit: Rachel/Balanced Crafts

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