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Sunday, January 30, 2011

We finally Made Terrariums!

In a recent post I posted a link to a blog that had a great idea for a project. ..a Terrarium. Yesterday my kids and I finally got around to making some. First we went out to Kmart and found that they had some small plants on sale. These reminded him of palm trees. Cute huh? He decided to use some of my craft buttons and made it into a froggy "island". 

Here is a close-up of his project. He decided to add the dragon fly onto a wire so that it would look like it was actually flying.











My daughter chose a bigger rounded bowl and her theme was dogs in their very own play area (puppy paradise). Really adorable touch I thought. 





                                




                       
               Here is a close-up of the puppies having
                       a great time in their play yard.










The kids had a great time making these and it really didn't take a long time at all. It was pretty much instant gratification. Instead of tiny pebbles for drainage we used a package of crushed shells (it was on sale).  We "borrowed" some soil from a number of house plants because my Mommy brain forgot to buy a package of soil for the project! 

2 comments:

  1. What a great idea I would love to do this with the boys.

    LOVE the little touchs!

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