Nature Crafts: Nature Dioramas

Create a tiny forest, desert, or iceberg to keep on your kid&s bedroom shelf and admire.
By Karen Brody, MA
Sep 18, 2014

Ages

3-10


Sep 18, 2014

MATERIALS

• jars (thick glass or plastic)

• sand, soil, cotton ball, or moss

• twigs, pinecones, shells, leaves, or pebbles

• small plastic animal figures

FILL the bottom of the jar with an inch or so of sand, soil, or moss. (For a snowy diorama, glue cotton balls to the bottom of the jar.)

DECORATE with the twigs, shells, pebbles, plastic animals, and anything else you choose.
 

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