• jars (thick glass or plastic)
• sand, soil, cotton ball, or moss
• twigs, pinecones, shells, leaves, or pebbles
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.