Raid your recycling bin to make these self-watering planters – they’re great for low-maintenance indoor plants.
Note: One key step using a hammer and a nail requires additional support, but this can be done ahead of time if you prefer.
This guide is part of our Sense Arts, Sport & Wellbeing programme. This activity can be done at a time that suits you, either in your own space or in an educational setting.
Who is this for?
This is a crafting activity for people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities and can be enjoyed by anyone.
Why does this make a difference?
This is a creative activity that helps people explore and expand their creative choices while supporting independence in the activity.
How to do this activity
What you’ll need
- A clean plastic bottle (clear and smooth-sided works best)
- Hammer and nail (see notes in bold)
- String or yarn
- Potting soil and seeds, or a plant
- Paint and paintbrush (optional)