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!
This is a great lesson because it integrates science with art in a very cool way. This lesson also helps students learn about texture and color. There are many different principles of art coming from this activity.