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May 10, 2020
Here is a super fun sand terrarium/fairy garden you can make with your kids.
The supplies needed could be found around your house:
- colored sand (if you don't have any you could make homemade colored sand with salt)
- Bowl or jar. The bowl we used is actually their old baby bowl (repurposing that was going to get tossed out). - butterfly (if you don't have any you can make paper ones and attach to craft wire or use any decorations you may have at home.
any other decoration pieces your child(ren) wants
Fill bowl or jar with sand.
Allow your child to decorate their sand terrarium/fairy garden with anything they want. My kids added shells, rocks, plastic dinosaurs, and beads.
I was trimming some succulent/plants and those trimmings would go into the green bin, but they added it to their terrarium. The cuttings will not survive, but will last a good amount of time. You could add fake plants or flowers too if you have that. For the butterflies you can wrap around a rock or just lean it against the side of the bowl.