Large (32 oz.) plastic drink bottles, empty **
2 or 3 sm. plants
Soak the bottle in hot water for a few minutes so you can peel off the
Have a parent use a sharp knife or scissors to cut the top off the bottle
(about 4" from the cap).
Put a layer of small rocks in the bottom part. Add potting soil over the
rocks. Plant your plants in the soil, making sure to press the roots of the
plants down. Add more soil around your plants if needed.
Add pretty stones, tiny sticks, and fake bugs around the plants.
Slip the cut edges into the planter to make a dome top.
** This also works well with a large CD package: the large, round plastic
kind that multiple (such as 50 or 100) new CD and CD-R come in.