Passing the time during summer requires a bit of creativity. As I was passing our sink, I found some little glass jars that had a previous incarnation as creme brulee holders and decided that we would do some little terrariums in them. Nothing big, nothing fancy, just with some stuff we had around the house. We took the jars, filled them with dirt and we happen to have a mature spider plant with little offshoots that we carefully took off the plant and placed them in our wet dirt. My kiddo is an avid rock collector and had found some interesting ones so we each used some of her collection to add some rocky interest. Then, we went around the house looking for tiny things to put in them. I had imagined a dinosaur-themed one so I found a teeny dino to put in. The kiddo wanted a fairy garden instead and so she has a fairy and a bird (the fairy, she said, is an animal fairy). It was a cute summer project and it took up some time/provided entertainment so I’m calling it a success 🙂
I think this might also be a good activity to do at a birthday party or at a playdate!
My dinosaur one: