How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls

Chelsea Nguyen, Reporter

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.

Email This Story

Chelsea Nguyen
Six sand succulent bowls decorated by children and parents at the Tully Branch Library.

Materials can be found at Target, Dollar Store and Michael’s for under $20.

Materials needed (colors of your choice):

  • Bottles of glitter
  • Colored Craft Sand
  • Fake succulents
  • Tiny colorful fake pebbles
  • Clear plastic bowl
  • 1 measuring cup (8 fl. oz.)


  1. Pour one color of sand into a the measuring cup.
  2. Carefully pour the sand from the cup into the bowl.
  3. Even the surface of the sand by gently shaking the bowl.
  4. Repeat these steps with your other colors of sand, adding a new color of sand on top of the previous color.
  5. After the bowl is full of sand, take three to five succulents and place them anywhere on top of the sand.
  6. Choose pebbles to place around the succulents.
  7. Take a picture of the succulent bowl, include a short description and message it to @upa_aquila on Instagram for it to be featured.
About the Contributor
Chelsea Nguyen, Reporter

Chelsea Nguyen is in tenth grade, and this is her first time taking journalism. She is interested in journalism because she loves to research and write...

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.

Navigate Left
  • How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls


    Lights in the Night

  • How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls

    Arts & Culture

    One Foot Closer

  • How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls


    Dribble, Pass, Shoot.

  • How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls

    Arts & Culture

    Bubbly Tea, Bubbly Ideas

  • Magazine

    Volume VIII, Issue II

Navigate Right
The Student News Site of University Preparatory Academy
How to Make Sand Succulent Bowls