Camp Terrarium

by JOANN |

Item # 48913749P43
Beginner Under 1 Hour
  • Glass canister
  • Girl Scout fabric
  • Hot glue gun
  • Hot glue sticks
  • Acrylic paint
  • Small paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Greenery
  • Toothpicks or fallen twigs
  • A piece of wax paper or other nonstick surface
  • *Please don’t take foliage from living plants

  1. Fill the bottom of the container with dirt an inch or two high. If desired, make a hill of dirt in part of the container.
  2. Add rocks on top of the dirt (leave a space for your tent and sleeping bag).
  1. To Make the Tent:

  2. Cut a 3”x 3” square out of a piece of fabric to make the tent. Fold in half.
  3. Use a straight piece of twig and cut it a little longer than your fabric length. Glue it to the inside center of the fabric.
  4. Find v shaped twigs and glue them to the ends of the straight twig piece. Glue the fabric to it as well.
  5. Put the tent on a clear area in the canister.
  1. To Make the Sleeping Bag:

  2. Cut a 4”x 1” piece of fabric for the sleeping bag.
  3. Cut the same size piece of fabric out of a contrasting fabric.
  4. Glue the back sides together.
  5. Fold the sleeping bag in half and glue the inside together.
  6. Fold the top piece down to form a triangle and glue together.
  7. Place in the canister.
Put greenery in the canister around the tent to create a forest look.

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