DIY Miniature Enchanted Forest

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Whattya need?

  • Miniature animals
  • Spray mount
  • Glitter
  • Glass jar
  • Clear glue
  • Fake moss
  • Model tree (available at most hobby shops)

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How do I make a Miniature Enchanted Forest?

Step 1: Grownups only. In a well ventilated area, lightly spray your tiny animal with spray mount.

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Step 2: Toss the animal in a small bowl or baggie of glitter until completely coated.

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Step 3: Squirt clear glue into the jar to coat the entire bottom portion.

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Step 4: Add fake moss around the perimeter of the jar. It may be helpful to use a small dowel rod to position the moss in place.

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Step 5: Place the tiny animal into the jar and position towards the middle. Press down to be sure it adheres well to the glass.

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Step 6: Place the model tree next to the animal. Again, press down to be sure it adheres to the glass.

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Step 7: Fill in any empty spots with more moss.

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Step 8: Leave the jar open overnight to allow the glue to dry completely.

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*To see a full size enchanted forest, visit our Pop Up Toy Shop in New York City at 136 Prince St. Opens November 2.