What a fun idea! And I like the idea of the rain sticks too! Love this and would be great to do when making Rain Sticks instead of tissue paper then enclose whole thing in contact paper to keep while shaking rain stick.
If your child comes home with pine cones in her pocket, then you'll definitely want to check out these nature crafts that will help turn them into cute Valentine's Day fairies. This Pine Cone Love Fairy Craft is just what you need to warm your heart.