Trending: Halloween Craft Ideas
X

Tree Ornament – Walnut Strawberry

Get your kids to create this strawberry shaped walnut that is perfect as a Christmas tree ornament.

Tree Ornament – Walnut Strawberry

What you need

Large whole walnuts in the shell
Green felt
4 inches thin gold cord or ribbon
Paintbrushes
Red and black acrylic paint
Glue gun
Scissors
Magnet (optional)
Ruler
Small seed beads (optional)





Instructions

Have your child paint a walnut red.

When the paint is dry, use a very fine brush to paint tiny black dots all over the walnut.

Cut a 1 1/2-inch square of green felt.

Then cut a 4-pointed star from the felt. Poke a small hole in the center of the star. Glue the ends of the cord or ribbon onto one end of the walnut shell to make a hanging loop.

Slip the felt star over the loop and glue it onto the walnut. Voila - a strawberry!

Variation

Omit the cord or ribbon and glue a small magnet onto one side of the walnut.

Use small white/light colored seed beads for the strawberry seeds instead of black paint.

 

Liked this project? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and get more like this!



What do you think of this project? Let us know!