Baby Food Jar Craft Idea

Here is a simple craft that uses a baby food jar to create a simple flower garden. This makes a great gift for Mother’s Day and the baby food jar craft idea can easily be done by a preschooler with a little help from a grown-up.

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You’ll Need

* Baby Food Jar – empty and clean
* Playdough
* Rolling pin
* Dried Flowers
* Glue
* Paint or marker to write on the glass of the jar


Make a batch of homemade playdough (it works better for this project than the store-bought kind). Roll it out and use the opening of the baby food jar as a template to cut a circle out of the playdough that will fit inside the baby food jar.

Glue the playdough on the inside of the lid and have the kids stick small dried flowers in it. Let this dry overnight. Add a little glue to the lid of the jar and carefully set the baby food jar on the lid so the flowers are inside the jar.

Use a marker or some paint that will write on glass to write the recipient’s name on the jar.

You now have a beautiful flower garden in a baby food jar.

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One Response to “Baby Food Jar Craft Idea”

  1. Delilah on August 14th, 2008 7:35 pm

    cute idea!