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How to Make a Shoebox Diorama: 28 Ideas

The memorable trips to museums may remind you of the miniature displays comprising of picturesque sceneries as well as varied forms of habitats that are better known as dioramas. Often a fun part of kid’s craft classes, the scenic exhibits can be made from an old shoebox. While your little ones can dip their hands in hordes of paints, you can place the toys and cut-outs inside the box for some crafty adventures.

Shoebox Diorama Images

Shoebox Diorama DIY

In the middle of the jungle, the entire animal kingdom including the giraffe, lion, elephant, and deer are coming face to face to give each other some stiff competition. Any guesses for the winner?

Shoebox Diorama

Shoebox Diorama

Dragon Shoebox Diorama

Here’s a simple take on dioramas that do not demand intricate details. Keeping the background vibrant, a couple of paper cut-outs would do justice to the project.

Diorama Shoebox

Diorama Shoebox

How to Make a Forest Diorama

Before you take the scuba diving course, get to know the hidden secrets of the ocean habitat and enjoy the wilderness of the sea.

Shoebox Diorama Idea

Shoebox Diorama Idea

Building a Shoebox Coral Reef Diorama

How to Make a Shoebox Diorama

How to Make a Shoebox Diorama

DIY Rainforest Shoebox Diorama

Trap the lush green forests of the Amazon in the little box. Place miniature animals on it for a livelier version.

Rainforest Shoebox Diorama

Rainforest Shoebox Diorama

How to Make a Simple Diorama

Recreate the mystical ambiance of a planetarium with a star-studded diorama for your kiddo’s school project. Smear a bit of glow-in-the-dark paints over the box and see it glimmering during the night.

Shoebox Diorama Picture

Shoebox Diorama Picture

Making a Shoebox Diorama

Here’s a simple diorama sans any gaudy elements representing a cheerful hummingbird sipping from the pretty blossom.

Shoebox Diorama

Shoebox Diorama

Winter Shoebox Diorama

Let the kids partake in the Christmas decoration activity crafting a mesmerizing winter land using a discarded shoebox.

Diorama in a Shoebox

Diorama in a Shoebox

Desert Diorama with Shoebox

The barren desert land has many cryptic mysteries to unlock. Are you ready to dig them out amid the sand, cactuses, and Oases?

Desert Shoebox Diorama

Desert Shoebox Diorama

Shoebox Aquarium Diorama

Show the little ones the underwater adventures of the fishes by turning an old shoebox into an animated aquarium.

3D Diorama Shoebox

3D Diorama Shoebox

DIY Ocean Shoebox Diorama

Taste the vivid marine life crafting a jazzy miniature ocean without fearing a shark attack.

Shoebox Ocean Diorama

Shoebox Ocean Diorama

How to Make a Dinosaur Diorama

Spin the time wheel back to the age of the dinosaurs and get a feel of their world. Perhaps, you have already made the next sequel of The Jurassic Series.

Dinosaur Shoebox Diorama

Dinosaur Shoebox Diorama

Shoebox Diorama Rainforest

Although your munchkins are yet to get geared up for a forest camp, you can make it up with a mini jungle growing inside the cardboard box.

Jungle Diorama Shoebox

Jungle Diorama Shoebox

How to do a Diorama in a Shoebox

If you cannot run off to the serene seashore, you can bring one to your home and also give some craft-oriented advice to the tiny tots.

Shoebox Diorama Beach

Shoebox Diorama Beach

Zoo Exhibit Biome Shoebox Diorama

What lies underneath the turquoise sea water may seem a mystery but the kids can express their imagination exposing to another world on this planet.

Wetlands Diorama Shoebox

Wetlands Diorama Shoebox

Rainforest Shoebox Diorama Project

Wildlife enthusiasts can never get enough of flora and fauna. Why not reinvent the same with a recycled shoebox?

Forest Diorama in a Shoebox

Forest Diorama in a Shoebox

Shoebox Diorama Dolphin Project

Enjoy riding high on the waves with the cherubic dolphin as it zooms in and out of the water.

Dolphin Diorama Shoebox

Dolphin Diorama Shoebox

Garden Shoebox Diorama with Dinosaurs

Another childhood favorite giving you ample scope to decorate a dull-looking shoebox with teeny-weeny toys.

Shoebox Diorama Instructions

Shoebox Diorama Instructions

Mountain and Castle Shoebox Diorama

As the night sets in, the roaring waters, hitting the cliffs transport you to the medieval times. Don’t you feel it’s another Harry Potter in the making?

How to Build a Diorama Shoebox

How to Build a Diorama Shoebox

Prehistoric Shoebox Diorama

The fans of Flintstones would not mind revisiting the primitive age and meeting their long-lost ancestors.

Cave Diorama Shoebox

Cave Diorama Shoebox

Shoebox Diorama Idea for Kids

Looking at the legion of penguins, you are going to roll over the floor and laugh at their innocent gestures.

Shoebox Diorama Penguins

Shoebox Diorama Penguins

Shoebox Diorama Arctic

Here is a convivial way of teaching the kids about the tundra biome. Besides, you also get to show off your creative skills.

Shoebox Diorama Polar Bear

Shoebox Diorama Polar Bear

How to Make Baseball Field Diorama out of Shoebox

Although this is a general tutorial on making a simple baseball field with a shoebox, you can take some help from the image and add the other elements.

Shoebox Diorama Baseball Field

Shoebox Diorama Baseball Field

Australian Animal Habitat Shoebox Diorama

Shoebox Diorama Animal Habitat

Shoebox Diorama Animal Habitat

Shoebox Solar System Diorama Project

How to Make a Shoebox Diorama of the Solar System

How to Make a Shoebox Diorama of the Solar System

Bedroom Diorama with a Shoebox

Shoebox Diorama Bedroom

Shoebox Diorama Bedroom

Shoebox Diorama for Christmas

Shoebox Christmas Diorama

Shoebox Christmas Diorama

Spooky Halloween Shoebox Diorama

A must-have for the Halloween night, the creepy diorama shows what happens when the ghosts rise from the dead and knock at the doors.

Shoebox Diorama Halloween

Shoebox Diorama Halloween

The useless shoeboxes you had been planning to get rid of are now going to come handy. In the meanwhile, you can continue shoe shopping without thinking about the fate of the empty boxes as the season of dioramas has finally begun.

Published on August 3rd 2016 by

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