A terrarium is like an aquarium, but for plants instead of fish. It is made in just about any glass container. It is planted to look like a miniature garden or forest enclosed in its own little world.
There are two basic types of terrariums and you can tailor the type you make to the age and skill level of the child. The first type of terrarium is an open dish type. The second type of terrarium is the closed style.
Making a terrarium with children can be a fun experience. It is a project that the children could be involved in from picking out the plants to doing the actual planting. And the end result is something that looks nice on display in the house. We ...
Terrariums are a great craft for children because they are fun in all stages of development. Picking out plants, containers, and little figurines to go inside can be just as fun as making the terrarium and watching it grow.
Children love to watch plants grow, especially when they've played a role in choosing and establishing them. Terrariums are a great indoor craft project, allowing children to create their own unique miniature gardens enclosed in glass or plastic.
Creating a mini terrarium is a fun project anytime of the year. Help your children honor their teachers and learn a little basic biology in the process. Here’s a list of supplies you’ll need to complete this project.
At Hiland Hall Gardens, we love to foster children’s natural curiosity about the natural world. A fun project that encapsulates this feeling is creating small garden rooms in terrariums made out of recycled containers.
Making a terrarium can provide children, especially urban children, a space in which to appreciate and interact with nature. It instills in the young one a sense of responsibility for this new world of theirs.