DIY Christmas Pinecone and Gumnut Elves

How to... make Christmas Elves (from Pine Cones or Gumnuts

Great open ended activity for toddlers and older children. Painting gumnuts is simple and children can be very creative.

Gumnut Painting

Painting gumnuts - I don't even know what a gumnut is or where it grows, but I imagine this idea could be applied to any seed pod, twig or leaf.