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Dioramas for kids to Make

A diorama is a fun little project to make. They depict a scene and that scene can be of just about anything. Here I have a series of easy to make dioramas that kids will have a lot of fun with. The child can pick a subject that interests him or her. They cover a whole lot of interesting subjects like dinosaurs, space, the ocean and the rainforest.

 

A Dinosaur Diorama

A Unique Dinosaur Diorama


Not your typical dinosaur diorama. In this one a meteor streaks across the sky and a super volcano erupts. Nice project for learning about the extinction of dinosaurs  Make a Dinosaur Diorama Includes drawings of 6 dinosaurs and all the artwork and instructions you can print out and color.

 

 

An Ocean Diorama

Ocean Diorama

This is a unique little ocean diorama shaped like the porthole of a submarine and made out of a cookie tin. I have full instructions and artwork for you to print and make. Easy and fun project. A new take on the ocean diorama. Imagine looking out the porthole of your submarine and discovering Atlantis! Now you can. Ocean Diorama

 

Diorama in a geode

Make a Diorama inside a Geode

A Geode is a rock that is hollow inside. I show you how to make the hollow rock then how to put a little diorama inside it. I create a scene from the animated film "Tangled" It is Rapunzel's Tower. Make a Diorama inside a geode

 

A hobbit diorama

Make a Little Hobbit Diorama

This is a neat little hobbit diorama that you can make with just a piece of foam. This is Bag End. You can improvise all kinds of terrain features for this. Make a Hobbit Diorama

 

Diorama in an egg

Make a diorama inside an egg

All you need is an egg and a few little details and you can make an interesting little project by building a scene inside the egg. The most challenging part is cutting the egg. I show you how: Make a diorama inside an egg.

 

Shoebox diorama

Make a Shoebox Space Diorama

You can make a fun Space diorama where the astronaut is floating in space. I give you all the artwork. And you don't even need a shoebox. I show you how to make one out of cardboard or foamboard. Make a Shoebox Space Diorama

 

An easy diorama

Make a simple diorama

This is a great project for kids. You need a small box, glue stick, scissors and a magazine. That's it. I show you how to make a simple diorama.

 

Solar system diorama

Make a Unique Solar System Diorama.

The Diorama is in the shape of a telescope (Just a shipping tube) and you look inside the telescope to see the planets by either looking in the eyepiece or by taking the cover off. Neat little diorama that is really unique yet easy to make. Make a Solar System Diorama

 

knight battling with a dragon diorama

Shoebox Diorama of a knight and dragon

- See the tutorial on how to make this nice diorama of a knight battling a dragon. The dragon is suspended in mid-air. One of the unique things about this diorama is that the shoebox is in the vertical position. This tutorial has everything you need including all the art work that you can print and color. A fun project.
ShoeBox diorama of knight and dragon battle

 

RainForest Diorama

Rainforest Diorama

- This is a nice learning tool. The construction of the diorama helps explain the unique environment of the rainforest - Tutorial here

 

Paper Diorama

Paper Dioramas (Tatebanko)

Tatebanko is the ancient japanese art of paper diorama making. And I have lots of them! Many of them you can download, print and make yourself. Paper dioramas They include: A castle scene, Halloween, a dragon, Adventure Time, Lord of the Rings and Egypt!

 

Dolphin diorama

Make a Dolphin Diorama

This is a beautiful diorama made and submitted by a web visitor. It uses some easy yet fantastic water effects. Check out the diorama and see how to make one here: The Dolphin Diorama

 


 

Will's Book on Diorama Making

Will's Book

How to Make Fantasy and Medieval Dioramas

This books shows you how to make fantasy and medieval dioramas using many commonly available tools and materials. There are over 100 pictures and illustrations showing you how to make great dioramas in fantasy and medieval styles. Chapters include basics, water effects, terrain tips and special effects like electricity and small motors. Tutorials include how to use foam, plaster of paris and paper mache to make great looking dioramas.