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How to create an autumn pine cone hedgehog

A lovely autumn craft using 3 simple items.

Posted on Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Autumn Craft - pine cone critters

You’ll need:

Step 1 – the feet

Roll out four medium balls of brown modelling dough. Squash into four lozenge shapes, position them underneath the pine cone and gently press the pine cone into the dough.

Step 2 – the face

Roll one large ball of brown modelling dough and squash into the shape of a bowl. The thinner this is, the better it will stay in position. Roll a small ball of pink modelling dough and position on the outside of the bowl shape, in the centre. Press two of the wiggly stick on eyes onto the bowl shape. Push the bowl shape onto the tapered end of the pine cone.

Step 3 – the ears

Roll out two small balls of brown modelling dough and press these into discs. Then roll two smaller balls of light coloured dough, press into discs and position them over the brown discs. Place these at the top of the face and very gently press them into the pine cone.

Ta Dah! One autumn pine cone hedgehog!

Autumn Craft - pine cone critters

With thanks to Rebecca Sparham-Simpson for this lovely idea.