Add a little bling to your holiday decorations with these rhinestone pinecones! Making rhinestone pinecones is a fun fine motor activity for kids and an easy nature craft for adults. Pinecones with rhinestone stickers can be made into Christmas ornaments, used to make a pinecone garland or placed in a bowl and displayed as winter home decor.
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How to make Rhinestone Pinecones
This post gives directions for helping little ones make these as a fine motor activity and craft. Placing rhinestone stickers on pinecones helps develop the fine motor muscles in the hand to prepare for writing.
My daughter and I like to go on nature hunts to gather pinecones. There is an option to purchase if you can not find them where you live.
The self-adhesive rhinestones are small and can be a choking hazard to the little ones. Make sure your child is mature enough to handle small parts before offering this fine motor craft.
Rhinestone Pinecones Nature Craft Materials
- Pinecones – find in nature or purchase Ponderosa Pine Cones
- Multicolor Rhinestone Gem self-adhesive stickers or Clear Rhinestone Sticker Sheet
- Glue Gun (optional)
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Rhinestone Pinecones Directions
Invite your child to stick rhinestones onto the scales of the pinecone.
Please note that these rhinestone stickers fall off. If you would like them to stay attached use a glue gun or craft glue. Glue guns are hot and dangerous tools. Using a glue gun is not recommended for young children. Older children can use them under the direct supervision of an adult.
You can offer this activity to your children so they can practice their fine motor skills and glue them on later if desired. They don’t have to know that you “fixed” them.
To learn how to make rhinestone pinecones into ornaments click HERE!
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Rhinestone Pinecones Nature Craft
There are so many things you can do with these rhinestone pinecones once done. You can place them on nature tables, display them around the home, and make them into garlands and ornaments. Click HERE to learn how to make them into ornaments.
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