Looking for a great pine cone craft? We have it! Kids of all ages will love this pine cone craft. You can make a “pine cone snake” using paint and pine cones. This pine cone craft is not only budget-friendly, but is also kind of a sensory craft. This pine cone craft is also a great fall craft. Grab your craft supplies and make this pine cone craft at home or in the classroom.

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Pine Cone Craft

This pine cone snake craft is one of my favorite pine cone crafts. You need minimal crafting supplies, it is budget friendly, and kids of all ages will love making this pine cone snake craft. Nature crafts are some of my favorite types of crafts! This pine cone craft is neat, because it turns into a snake craft! It is perfect for preschoolers and toddlers.

It’s simple, colorful, and a great way to use pinecones. They’re cheap or if you’re lucky free (if you live near pines.) Pine cone craft one after another. That’s what we do now. We can’t get enough of pine cones! They are great natural craft supply for kids to work with. Pine cones, in general, are interesting things for little kids to play with.

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They love the texture of them and the size of a pine cone is perfect for those little hands. This pine cone snake craft is budget friendly as it only needs a handful of cheap craft supplies. It is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and even kindergarten kids. Young children and older kids will both love this craft. Plus, it is great fine motor skills practice.

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Supplies Needed To Make This Pine Cone Craft

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Supplies needed for this pine cone snake craft: pine cones, googly eyes, plastic tongue, paint, and string.

How To This Make A Pine Cone Snake Craft

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Making a pine cone snake is so easy with pine cones, paint, googly eyes, and a plastic tongue.

Step 1

Color the pine cones and let them dry.

Step 2

Then you can start tying them up with a rope. Fold the rope in half and place the pine cone in the middle. Tie it, making sure the rope is hidden between pine cone pieces in the lower part of the pine cone. Do the same with all the pine cones.

Step 3

Glue on googly eyes and tongue on the last pine cone.

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Try the colorful pine cones together with string or rope.

Our Experience With This Fun and Colorful Pine Cone Snake Craft

Kids enjoyed coloring the pine cones in different colors. I helped by tying all of them with the rope. They placed the eyes and the tongue, I glued it on.

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How cute is this colorful pine cone snake craft?

And now – it’s playtime! As always, we love when a craft turns into a toy for some imaginary play. It happens pretty often in our crafting world.

Easy pinecone crafts are our favorite, because I love that we can use natural materials from outside. This can double as a fall craft or a winter season craft since there are pine cones everywhere!

Turn Kids’ Pine Cone Craft Into A Pinecone Wreath

And if the kids are done playing with the pine cone snake you can easily transform this into a colorful holiday wreath to hang it on the door or in the kids’ room.

Follow the pinecone snake craft step by step. Just take take the googly eyes and the tongue off and tie the the end pine cones together with another rope.

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Turn your pinecone snake into a pine cone wreath. Pine cone wreaths are so pretty!

Pine Cone Craft That Turns Into A Snake

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Pine cone craft - snake. This fun project will turn into a toy for kids to play with. It has fun texture and a perfect size for little hands.

Materials

  • pine cones (we used 11)
  • paint (we painted them with acrylic paint)
  • some googly eyes 
  • a tongue
  • twine
  • glue

Tools

  • scissors

Instructions

  1. Color the pine cones and let them dry.
  2. Then you can start tying them up with a rope. Fold the rope in half and place the pine cone in the middle. Tie it, making sure the rope is hidden between pine cone pieces in the lower part of the pine cone. Do the same with all the pine cones.
  3. Glue on googly eyes and tongue on the last pine cone.

More Pine Cone Crafts From Kids Activities Blog

Love this simple craft? We have more! Like a pinecone bird feeder. All of these can double as a great preschool fall craft. Each art project uses pine cones that can be used to learn, create, and to make pine cone decorations.

Did you try this pine cone craft? How did it turn out? Let us know in the comments, we’d love to hear from you.



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    1. Hi! It’s actually ribbon! There is a list of materials with links that you can click on that will show you the exact materials used. I hope that helps!