Kids will love to learn more about pinecones with this printable activity pack!
Since we live in Wyoming, we have a TON of pine trees and so.. lots of pinecones! My kids ask endless questions about them, so hopefully, this packet helps answer some of those (I learned something too!)
What’s included in this printable pinecone unit study
This seven page black and white PDF is formatted for 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper and has a mix of fun facts and games!
Pinecone facts for kids
Learn the various way pine cone seeds are spread and learn the full cucle of the pine seeds with an easy to understand graphic!
Color and cut out the cards that represent the various stages of the pinecone seed to get more familiar with it all!
Now practice by labeling the lifecycle, matching and more!
Using the two cut out activities, kids can practice labeling both the pinecone lifecycle and matching up the various names to the pictures on the sheet!
I plan on laminating a couple of the labeling activities once spring hits and trying to find as many stages of pinecones as we can!
Ready to enjoy pinecones even more??
It’s SO fun to learn about something that you already enjoy – and for my three kids, it’s anything nature related! I had to take this opportunity to post a pic of my youngest when she was a baby…. playing with a pinecone while we were camping!
Here are some more fun pinecone activities for kids!
Pinecones have been a STAPLE outdoor toy for us every time we camped ever since they were little (check the pictures!)
Here are a couple of super easy activities we loved doing with them when they were toddlers that might add some more fun to this unit study. I also included some pinecone firestarters kids can help with!
- Nature sensory soup + free printable “recipe” cards (Featuring pinecones, of course!
- Pinecone and playdoh + more nature play doh creativity in nature – playdoh works as a great building medium, so it’s super fun to use it to make things with nature!
- DIY pinecone firestarters – save money on buying them and just send the kids to collect them to make these!
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