We have ended our big recycling unit by making Plastic Bottle Terrariums.

    The class learned how to recycle soda bottles  and watched the water cycle in action!


    Below is what you will need to make your own at home.


    1 inch of gravel       1/2 inch of sand     

    2 inches of soil        1/2 cup of water   

    2 plastic 2 liter soda bottles   

    some small plants

    a ruler and a measuring


    Follow the drawing to make a terrarium.


    2 inches of soil

    1/2 inch of sand

    1 inch of gravel