DIY Craft: How to Make a Fairy out of a Pinecone

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DIY Craft: How to Make a Fairy out of a Pinecone

Difficulty: Medium
Great for

2nd – 8th

grade girls
Total time



Learn how to make a cute fairy out of pinecones. You can learn through directions and pictures and a short video at end of post showing how to do it. Let’s get started!

For this craft you will need

  • Pine cone (get on Amazon)

  • Small wooden ball (get on Amazon)

  • Brush

  • Wooden slice

  • Two green leafs

  • Black, green and pink marker

  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks (get on Amazon)

  • Green paint (or other color of your choice)

How to make craft

  • First take the pine cone and start painting it. I’ve used green but you can use any color you want. I’ve used brush and paint but you can also use a spray for this step, it’s totally up to you.
  • While you are waiting for the pinecone to dry you can continue with the head. Paint some hair shape with the green marker, again you can use any color in any shape, I’ve used the marker because you can control it easily and you don’t have to wait to dry. Take the black marker and draw eyes and mouth on the head. Make little red dots for the cheeks and the head is ready. 
  • When the pinecone is ready you can assemble it together. Attach the head on the top of the pinecone using a hot glue gun. If it is too sharp on the top you may want to cut the top a little so you make a place for the head on the pinecone. Attach the pinecone on the wooden slice with a hot glue gun as well.
  • To finish this project just add green leafs as wings on the fairy.

Craft Video


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