Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

kids safari toob® dinosaur diorama

This project is intended for kids ages 6+.
Step 1

Arrange your box and box lid as desired for your diorama.
TIP: ADULT: Use hot glue to secure the lid to the box.

Step 2

Use a glue stick to attach construction paper around the box until it is covered.

Step 3

Measure the inside of the box and then measure and cut mixed media paper to fit.

Step 4

Paint a background of mountains and trees onto the paper. Let dry.

Step 5

Adhere the background to the inside of the box.
TIP: ADULT: To speed up dry time, use hot glue to secure.

Step 6

If you want a stream or river, paint one onto the base of the diorama. Let dry.

Step 7

Arrange Kinetic Sand® over the base of the diorama.

Step 8

To make a volcano, take some aluminum foil and form it into a cone shape. Cover the cone shape with brown Model Magic®.

Step 9

Add lava to the volcano by squeezing orange and red glitter glue from the top and down the sides. Let dry.

Step 10

Make additional rock features by shaping the extra Model Magic®.

Step 11

Add trees to the base by clearing away some of the sand and gluing them to the base. Let dry.

Step 12

Add dinosaurs to your scene.

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