Nature Activity: Recycled Greenhouse Dioramas


  • Recycled box
  • Toilet paper or paper towel rolls
  • Markers
  • Scrap paper
  • Pencil or pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  • STEP 1: First, you need to collect a recycled box for the outside of your greenhouse.
  • STEP 2: Cut off one side of the box so that you have an open top. (If yourbox has flaps, cut those off, too.)
  • STEP 3: Decorate your greenhouse. You can add shelves, pots, and raised beds by using toilet paper or paper towel rolls.
  • STEP 4: Start filling your greenhouse with plants. For example, you can have veggies, succulents, or even flowers.It is all up to you what to grow!
  • HAVE FUN! Enjoy gardening in your greenhouse. Change out plants as they “grow”, add seasonal vegetables, and have fun exploring nature in a box.

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Posted by Kristen Rambo at 10:58 AM
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