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Winter school break is fast approaching so if you’re looking to make some easy holiday crafts with the kids, you’ll love these adorable pine cone activities. These easy projects not only make fun ornaments and decorations for the home, they’ll keep your little ones busy crafting up something that’s super cute to play with.

Pine Cone Fairies (via Twig and Toadstool)
Turn pine cones into the sweetest fairies with felt wings and adorable hand-drawn faces.

Pine Cone Trees (via Midwest Living)
Pine cones naturally look like trees, so take advantage of this and let little ones decorate their own tiny colorful trees this year.

Pine Cone Owl (via Whimsy Love)
Kids will have a hoot making this easy forest creature. While you’re checking him out, don’t forget to check out his friend the pine cone hedgehog, also included in the tutorial.

Pine Cone Elves (via Pink and Green Mama)
I might have to forgo pulling out our Elf on the Shelf this year and instead, make these adorable pine cone Santa’s helpers. Much cuter and less creepy!

Ombre Pine Cone Gifts (HGTV)
Here’s a fun project you can do alongside with the kids. Learn how to mix colors to create a beautiful ombre effect which kids can present as a special handmade gift or favor.

Pine Cone Hedgehog (via Kiddley)
Turn an ordinary pine cone into one sweet hedgehog with polymer clay faces and stubby feet.

Pine Cone Baby Elves (via Red Ted Art)
Make these peaceful sleeping baby elves as cute handmade ornament to hang up on the tree.

Skiing Pine Cones (via All Things Heart & Home)
Create a magical wonderland with skiing pine cone people and decorated trees for a fun pretend play winter craft.

Take a look at lots more festive holiday crafts here!

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.