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DIY Acorn-Cap Pencil Toppers

Aug 19, 2014

While on a woodland walk recently, we noticed the acorns are starting to drop from the trees. Who could resist?! Perfect for nature crafting.
With the first day of school shortly upon us, we thought we would put our acorn caps to use and craft up some sweet toadstool pencil toppers.

To create these toadstool pencil toppers you will need:

  • acorn caps
  • red and white paint
  • paintbrush
  • glue gun and glue
  • pencils
  • paper
  • scissors

To begin:

Gather your acorn caps and paint them red.

When they are dry, paint on white dots.

Cut a small strip of paper for your toadstool base and glue it around the top of the pencil.

Glue your  acorn cap to the top of the pencil.

You're done!

Now you're ready to bring a little bit of the forest to the first day of school!

Enjoy these last delicious days of summer and happy school days to you all.

Article Author Shanti Nordholt-McPhee
Shanti Nordholt-McPhee

Shanti Nordholt-McPhee is one half of the blog Twig and Toadstool. The blog is primarily a natural based craft blog that she created with the help of her friend Maureen. They create beautiful crafts made out of natural and beautiful materials, things that are inspired by Mother Nature, embellished with glitter, whimsy and imagination! Shanti is a mother of two beautiful girls, ages eight and eleven, and she feels fortunate enough to live in a part of Eastern Ontario where she is surrounded by the beauty of the natural world and part of a community of parents who encourage creativity and JOY!

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