Craft Project Ideas - Earth Day Plant Containers

Earth Day Plant Containers

Skill Level: 1 of 5

What you need:

•   Recycled containers

•   Foam Sheets

•   Jiggly Eyes

•   Chenille

•   Pom poms, chenille, gems, sticky jewels, beads, etc.

•   Soil

•   Seeds

•   Scissors

•   Elmer’s Tacky Glue or Glue Gun (Adult supervision required for use of a glue gun)


1. Wrap the recycled container with foam and glue it onto the container.

2. Using the foam sheets, cut out the features of your character such as a nose and mouth. Glue on and let dry.

3. Glue on jiggly eyes and let dry.

4. Add more features to your characters by using pom poms, chenille, gems, sticky jewels, beads and other craft supplies.

5. Fill up the container with soil, plant your seeds as directed on the package. Water and watch your plants grow! Makes a great gift.