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Terrarium Making

Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Discover how to create a DIY terrarium out of recycled materials.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 5 - 6 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors


  • Recycled glass jar with cover

  • Indoor soil

  • Charcoal

  • Small plastic decorations

  • Small plant

  • Discarded shells

  • Spoon

Step 1:

With the glass jar, use the spoon to put some gravel or small stones as a base.

Step 2:

Add the charcoal and indoor soil.

Step 3:

Make a hole in the centre and put the plant.

Step 4:

Add more soil to make the plant stable inside the jar and flatten it.

Step 5:

Add the decorative discarded shells, small stones/gravel, etc.

Step 6:

Water the plant sparingly (2x a week). Keep the jar covered and keep the plant away from direct sunlight.

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