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Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees

Ice Cream Cone Trees

Ice Cream Cone Christmas trees are perfect to add to your gingerbread house/neighborhoods or to make and eat as a special treat!

ice cream cone Christmas trees
What you need:
Sugar cone
Frosting and food coloring
Mini m&ms or other candy

Spread the frosting on an ice cream cone and have your child decorate the tree with candies or sprinkles.

This was the perfect activity to use while I unpacked my groceries yesterday. Somehow it turned into a messy activty, but it was worth it!

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7 Comments

  • Reply April

    Great idea! Now how could I do this with my little one without her eating all the supplies??? hmmmmm

    December 10, 2009 at 2:50 pm
  • Reply Witchy Mom's Homeschool

    So cute! You could also turn it into a color-learning activity for preschoolers (“Can you find a RED one now? How about a BLUE one?”). Love it!

    December 10, 2009 at 4:06 pm
  • Reply Adriana

    This is on our list of things-to-do! So much fun!

    December 10, 2009 at 7:47 pm
  • Reply artsy_momma

    Very cool! I would try it with my son, but I know he would be too busy eating it and licking the frosting…lol!

    December 10, 2009 at 7:48 pm
  • Reply Our Little Family

    Ohhh, this is on our Advent calendar for next week! Maddie LOVED it last year. I’m thinking that THIS year, there will be more getting EATEN than getting DECORATED! 🙂

    December 11, 2009 at 1:04 am
  • Reply Katie, Kevin and kids

    Yum! This was always my favorite thing to do with my second grade students at their holiday party in December.

    December 11, 2009 at 9:33 pm
  • Reply Jen

    I love this idea and they can sit next to the gingerbread houses or we could just eat them right away!!

    Jen
    Creative and Curious Kids!
    http://raisingcreativeandcuriouskids.blogspot.com

    December 15, 2009 at 5:01 pm
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