As christmas approaches, I have been thinking about how to combine getting outside with the kiddos in nature, and christmas crafts. Today I present to you a wonderful craft activity that is suitable for ages 2+ – I will warn you, glitter is involved…
Pine Cones, preferably gathered out in the beautiful fresh winter air, which will get you and your children outside and ideally in a forest. the act of looking for and gathering pine cones is a wonderful mindfulness-based activity.
Glitter Glue and Sequins:
With craft time I prefer to let my kids freely design, the younger (3) is a big glitter bomb and the older (5) did cool little blobs to make it look like christmas ornaments.
When you are finished, simply tie with cooking twine or ribbon that you have on hand!