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We are in the middle of winter here in the US and that means a lot of gloomy, grey days. If you are on the look out for some fun activities to fill those long winter afternoons, I've rounded up 25 pine cone hands-on activities for you today.
Pine Cone Science
There are many ways you can include pine cones into your science activities. Perfect for a winter afternoon experiment.
Pine Cone Science – Playdough to Plato
Why Do Pine Cones Open and Close? – Parenting Chaos
Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders – Freebie Finding Mom
Finding Symmetry in Nature (Outdoor Math Activity for Kids) – Buggy and Buddy
The Pine Cone Experiment – Momma Owl's Lab
Pine Cone Weather – The Happy Scientist
Pine Cone Science Experiment for Kids – Lemon Lime Adventures
Bubbling Pine Cone Science – Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
How to Make a Pinecone Bird Feeder – Mom. Wife. Busy Life.
Pine Cone Crafts
Pine cones make the perfect craft activity, here are some really cute ones to try!
Easy Pinecone Bats – Fireflies and Mud Pies
Rainbow Fairies – Twig & Toadstool
Pine Cone Monsters – Craft and Creativity
Pine Cone Pumpkin – Crayon Box Chronicles
Owl Pinecone Craft – Meaningful Mama
Felt Pinecone Fox – Lia Griffith
Pinecone Ninjas – Twig & Toadstool
Painting with Nature – Kids' Craft Room
Pine Cone Fine Motor
I love including fine motor practice in everything, here are some fun ways to include pine cones with fine motor skills.
Pine Cone Fine Motor Activity for Toddlers – Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Autumn Pine Cone Fine Motor Activity – Wings and Roots
Pine Cones and Elastic Bands Fine Motor Activity – The Imagination Tree
Beautiful Pinecone Mobiles for Kids to Make – Happy Hooligans
Fall Sensory Basket Ideas for Babies – Growing Hands-On Kids
Pinecone Ornaments – Balance Crafts
Pine Cone Weaving – Rainy Day Mum
Autumn Stuffed Pine Cone Craft – Kids' Craft Room
For more ideas like this one, check out my Pinterest board below and also these other blog posts.
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