Friday, November 7, 2008

Kids Holiday Crafts - Making Pinecone Pots Kids Holiday Crafts


Kids Holiday Crafts are such fun and they love making something that can contribute to the holiday spirit, fun and decorations. This is one of our easy Kids Holiday Crafts that that the kids will love.

This is what you will need for your kids holiday craft:

  • Pinecones
  • Wood stars
  • 11/2 Inch terra cotta pots
  • Paper napkins
  • Acrylic paint in the desired colors
  • Thick white crafts glue
  • Paint brushes

How to do this crafts:

  1. Paint your pots in the desired color
  2. Let them dry completely
  3. Choose another color to decorate the pots, you can decorate them with stripes, or dots or any pattern you like. Use as many colors as you please.
  4. Remember to rinse the brushes well before you change colors.
  5. Dots can be made very easily by dipping the back of the brush in the paint and pressing it to the pot.
  6. Now the paint has to dry once again.
  7. Meanwhile you can paint your pine cones white.
  8. Let them dry.
  9. Apply a second coating of white paint.
  10. Let them dry
  11. Now you can paint your stars to match your pots
  12. Let your stars dry well.
  13. Now you have to fill your pots with crumpled paper napkins so the pine cone will fit nicely.
  14. Wet the paper with lots of crafts glue
  15. Neatly set the pinecone in the pots onto the wet napkins to glue it in position
  16. Glue a star onto each pinecone
  17. Let all the glue dry very well before you use your pots in your decorations.

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2 comments:

Joey said...

Nice -- I'm going to try this, but I'll let the kids use their "fingerprints" for the dots!

Joey said...

Oops -- didn't mean to type the "but" above -- I didn't mean to make it sound like I disagreed with your post, just that I think I'll try and personalize it with the fingerprints.