Bring a bit of the outdoors indoors with a dinosaur terrarium craft project. Add some plants and plastic dinosaurs or other animals to make a prehistoric forest in your room.
What You'll Need:
- Fish bowl
- Gravel or small pebbles
- Potting soil
- House plants
- Aquarium rocks
- Plastic dinosaurs or other animals (optional)
- Plastic wrap
How to Make a Dinosaur Terrarium:
Step 1: Place a layer of gravel or pebbles in the bottom of the fish bowl. Then add a layer of sand.
Step 2: Spread a two- to three-inch layer of potting soil over the sand.
Step 3: Use a spoon to dig shallow holes for the plants. Place the plants in the holes to create a miniature forest scene.
Step 4: Sprinkle some aquarium rocks over the soil.
Step 5: Add little plastic dinosaurs or jungle animals to roam through your rain forest.
Step 6: Water the plants lightly. Place the terrarium near a window, keeping it away from direct sunlight.
Step 7: Place a piece of plastic wrap over the top of the fish bowl to keep the moisture in.
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ABOUT THE CRAFT DESIGNERS
Dinosaur Terrarium by Sharon Broutzas, Rice Freeman-Zachery, Connie Matricardi, Susan Milord, Lynnette Schuepbach, Kim Solga, Florence Temko