Paper Bag Pine Cone

  • Young Adult

Decorate for fall with glittering paper bag pine cones!


  • Hot Glue Gun ***May Require Adult Assistance
  • Scissors
  • Card Stock
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Brown Paper Lunch Bag
  • 3/16" Hole Punch
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Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.


Download, print and cut out the provided templates. To download the templates, simply click the “Template” button above.


Step 3.


Cut open a brown paper lunch bag and spread flat.


Step 4.


Trace template A (8) times, template B (6) times, template C (4) times and template D (5) times.


Step 5.


Cut out all of the shapes you traced and punch a hole in the middle of each one.


Step 6.


Outline all of the shapes in alternating fall colors of glitter glue.


Step 7.


To get started on putting the pine cone together, glue template A to the bottom of a dowel and hot glue to secure. Fold each petal to add volume.


Step 8.


Slide on all of the large petals (template A), alternating the glitter glue colors and adding a hefty amount of hot glue in between each. Be sure you are folding every petal in half.


Step 9.


Repeat step 8 for all of the template B & C petals. Slide on only (2) template D petals.


Step 10.


Cut the dowel where the petals end.


Step 11.


Glue on (1) more small petal, template D.


Step 12.


Fold the (2) remaining shapes in half and glue them to the top of the pine cone to cover the dowel.