World Environment Day

Learn about the environment and caring for our planet this World Environment Day. What better way to learn than with craft? Environmental craft ideas and activities just for you.

Rock Cactus Garden

This little garden is so fun to make and will never need watering, replanting or any extra care! This will look so cute on your windowsill. 

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  • Step 1Sketch out your design onto a piece of paper before you start to decorate your pot. Once you have a design, transfer it lightly onto your pot using a pencil.
  • Step 2Fill in your design using your terracotta markers. Allow to dry for a minimum of 24 hours.
  • Step 3Fill your pot with gravel and set aside while you make your cacti.
  • Step 4Choose about 7 different sized pebbles to be your cacti.
  • Step 5Paint your pebbles with paint. Allow to dry.
  • Step 6Add stripes, spots and hairs to your cacti with paint to create spiky looking plants. Allow to dry.
  • We used images of real cacti to get inspiration for our rocks. Look to our designs for inspiration or research your own designs!
  • Step 8Gently push your cacti into the gravel in your pot until you are happy with their arrangement.

Materials used in this activity

Polished Pebbles - Assorted - 1kg Pack
Product Code: 14042
EACH $13.19 (inc GST) $11.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $9.89 (inc GST) $8.99 (ex GST)          
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Terracotta Hanging Pot - Each
Product Code: 15325
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
24 to 47 $4.39 (inc GST) $3.99 (ex GST) 48 or more $3.84 (inc GST) $3.49 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Ceramic & Terracotta Markers - Pack of 8 Colours
Product Code: 15478
EACH $49.49 (inc GST) $44.99 (ex GST)
6 to 11 $43.99 (inc GST) $39.99 (ex GST) 12 or more $37.06 (inc GST) $33.69 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Acrylic Paint Tubes - 75ml - Set of 14 Colours
Product Code: 20811
EACH $52.47 (inc GST) $47.70 (ex GST)
3 or more $41.47 (inc GST) $37.70 (ex GST)          
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