Print this project 8+ YEAR OLDS Craft TROPICAL RAINFOREST DIORAMA Create a tropical rainforest with recycled cardboard, Glu Stik, stationery supplies, and our step-by-step guide. Tutorial overview What you will need Bostik Glu Stik Scissors Shoebox A4 or Letter Size Card Stock Brown Construction Paper Green Crepe Paper Green Paper Colouring Pencils or Crayons Age 8+ YEAR OLDS Category Craft Step 1: CREATE YOUR BASE Cover the inside of the shoebox and shoebox lid with green paper. Step 2: DRAW TREES Draw half of a tree trunk, aligning with the long edge of the paper and branching out. Leave a 2cm space along the edges to create tabs. Cut out the tree. Step 3: GLUE TO BOX Fold the tabs and glue them to the edges of the box. Step 4: ADD LEAVES Cut foliage out of green paper and glue to the branches and to the edges of the box. For a 3D look, use crumpled green crepe paper. Step 5: ADD FERNS Create some ferns and other rainforest plants using plain paper or crepe paper. Glue the plants to the box using a Glu Stik. Step 6: ADD WILDLIFE Draw rainforest animals or cut them out from old magazines. Step 7: MOVE THEM IN Position the animals inside the diorama. You can glue them onto tree branches, behind the trees, or even on top of the canopy.