pine needle discovery bottles - Make with the kids at preschool. Add water, pine needles, and glitter to a water bottle and hot glue cap on top. Use different evergreen, so the kids can see the difference. Kind of a 'I Spy' theme
Richard Shilling on Land Art for Kids what a great idea for outside leaf/nature sculptures. make sure to watch an andy goldsworthy documentary too! Should you appreciate arts and crafts you really will really like this site!
Cole can paint pine ones for Xmas tree ornaments! Scissors and Spice: Scissors Craft: Pinecone Decoration Ideas for Christmas. And how to use up your pine cones and entertain kids at the same time - kids love paint!