an activity for preschoolers:
Encourage imaginations to soar! It’s always amazing to see the wonderful creativity of children.

before you begin:
Gather all the necessary supplies, and then lay the pine cones horizontally on the table. One of the pine-cone ends will become the face.

activity goals:
Practice motor skills
Explore different textures
Exercise creativity

Experiment by making totems with the pine cones. Glue three together, and then make faces for each one.

let's get started

step 1
Add legs or wings to each side of the pine cone by pushing craft materials such as foam or pipe cleaners between the rows of the pine cones.
step 2
Secure with glue if needed.
step 3
Glue on wiggly eyes, felt or foam for the facial features of your creature.