Craft a Cute Acorn “Family”


Photography by: Aaron Dyer

This acorn family is fun to decorate and customize — and then just as fun to play with. To make, collect a bunch of acorns in a variety of sizes — turn mini acorns into babies and bigger ones into adults. Pop off each cupule “hat” and hot-glue it to a wooden ball. Then hot-glue the ball to the nut. Have the children use colored pencils or markers to draw on facial features and hair.

Round wooden balls, by Woodworks, from $1.50 for 10,

To get started, watch our step-by-step tutorial below!