Terrariums aren’t only for adults! If you’re out of options or tired of sending kids home with the same favor every time you plan a party, try making this tiny terrarium instead. Ditch the candy and the plastic trinkets from the dollar store and do this easy DIY activity with your kids. Even if you’re not planning a party, you can make it just for fun during a crafternoon. All you need is a mason jar, colored craft stand, and plastic toys. Watch the video below to learn how to make your own!


  • Mason jars with lids
  • Colored craft sand
  • Plastic toy animals
  • Plastic trees
  • Terrarium moss


Step 1: Layer different colors of craft sand in the bottom of your mason jar.

Step 2: Add your favorite toys and trees.

Step 3: Twist on the top and you’re done!