Painted Pine Cones

Painted Pine Cones craft

The perfect present topper and centerpiece is under the trees. Take a walk with the kids to collect pine cones to make naturally beautiful holiday trimmings.

  • 1.

    With adult assistance, collect several fallen pine cones. Wash your hands.

  • 2.

    Spread newspaper on your work area and keep paper towels handy. Paint pine cones with Crayola® Washable Kid's Paint and So Big Brushes. (Crayola Premier Tempera comes in metallic gold and silver.) Dry overnight.

  • 3.

    Add Crayola Glitter Glue for holiday sparkles. Dry overnight.

  • 4.

    Tie cones together with ribbon. Use them as bows for special gifts, add to a wreath, or arrange as a centerpiece.