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Pine Cone Hedgehogs

Sep 21, 2015

I love fall. I love all the beautiful colours, I love the fresh and crisp air and I love the yummy foods and fun crafts that are associated with the season.

These pine cone hedgehogs are a delightful fall craft. We went on a scavenger hunt to find pine cones in a park and then made a fun craft with our findings.

The kids loved this activity and now they're busy figuring out what else they can make with their found treasures!

You Will Need:

  • pine cones (you can go on a nature walk to find some outside or buy pine cones at a craft store)
  • felt in two different shades of brown
  • black enamel sticker beads (available at craft stores)
  • glue
  • scissors

Pine cones, felt, scissors, glue and black enamel sticker beads

Instructions:

1. Place a pine cone down on an edge where it doesn’t roll.

2. Take the lighter brown piece of felt and cut out a face—a triangle shape with rounded corners.

3. Stick a large black enamel sticker on the felt for the nose. Stick two smaller stickers on the felt for the eyes. 

A pine cone and a felt triangle.

4. Take the piece of darker brown felt and cut out 2 small ears.

5. Glue the face on the front of the pine cone and the ears on just above the head.  Allow to dry completely.

A finished pine cone hedgehog.

These adorable little pine cone hedgehogs are a perfect fall craft! Kids will love searching for pine cones outside and making a craft out of their found treasures. Enjoy!

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time. She has an awesome and supportive husband and two wonderful kids—a six-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son. Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.

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