Video: Compost in a Cup

Get ready for spring/summer gardening and Earth Day with this easy composting project with Mrs. Charles. Best for kids in grades 1-5 with an adult caregiver.


– bowl
– spoon
– knife (with adult caregiver’s help)
– cutting board
– 2 plastic cups
– paper or ceramic bowls (if placing cups inside on furniture)
– compost material (vegetable and fruit scraps; coffee grounds optional)
– 2 plastic baggies or plastic wrap
– 2 rubber bands
– 1/4 cup dirt – water