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Bottle Terrarium

Recycle a two liter soda bottle into your own Bottle Terrarium. Kids love to watch things grow and this is a pretty scientific project.


Liquid Fusion™ Clear Urethane Glue
Tumbled glass pieces
Liter bottle
Dessert plate
Wax paper
Terra Cotta pot
Low tack masking tape
Craft stick


Wash and dry liter bottle. Have a parent use scissors to cut bottom fourth from liter bottle.

Line up tumbled glass pieces, small pebbles or driftwood along edge of dessert plate. Pick up a piece and add a drop of Liquid Fusion to back. Press back in place. A small piece of tape can be used to hold in place till dry if needed. Continue with remainder around plate. Let dry.

Place liter bottle, cut edge down, on a piece of waxed paper. Apply a dot of glue to back of smooth pebble then press at cut edge, letting stone rest on waxed paper. Hold in place with tape till dry. Continue around entire bottom of bottle.

Place terra cotta pot upside down on waxed paper. Glue pebbles around edge of pot letting them rest on surface. Hold in place with tape till dry.

To create plant marker, glue a stone at end of craft stick, let dry, then use pen to write what kind of plant it is.

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Camp Crafts, Nature Crafts, Recycled Containers and Lids

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