Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art Project

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Today we didn’t set out to do pinecone painting.

Today was one those days, where all the kids were ill, fed up with being stuck inside and desperate to do something, but too poorly to do anything.

In my wisdom, I thought it might be fun to turn our stash of pinecones into elves.

As you can see, that didn’t work out.

Instead, we ended up with something much better.

As the pinecones didn’t have to be anything other than pinecones.

The kids loved painting them. Playing with the colours and exploring their textures and shapes through the process.


Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art Project 

Arty Crafty Kids - Art - Easy Kids Art - Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art

So when the kids are out and about, collecting twigs, leaves and pinecones.

It’s handy to have a nature stash, for “just because” days or “one of those” types of days.

Arty Crafty Kids - Art - Easy Kids Art - Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art

All you need to do is give the kids some paint, along with their bag(s) of natural treasure and they’re away.

Arty Crafty Kids - Art - Easy Kids Art - Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art

And while pinecone painting is a simple idea, it’s entirely child-led.

Kids are free to explore, experiment, play and create without it ever having to be anything.

The pressure is off!

Arty Crafty Kids - Art - Easy Kids Art - Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art

They’re free to immerse themselves and enjoy the process.

My preschooler progressed from using a paintbrush to simply rolling the pinecones in the paint, which of course was great fun!

I’m sure we’ll get back to trying to turn pinecones into elves, but for now, it’s about enjoying a little pinecone painting.

Arty Crafty Kids - Art - Easy Kids Art - Pinecone Painting Kids Nature Art

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