Cup full of Dirt – Kinder Poem

Cup full of Dirt – Kinder Poem

This kids craft project is ideal for preschoolers and even older kids as a great quick and fun gift for parents. This one is perfect for Mother's Day or Father's Day.

What you need

Plastic cups or
Second hand tea cups
Printed poem


Take you plastic cup or your recycled tea cup from a second hand store and fill it with dirt.

Wrap the cup up in cellophane and tie a ribbon around it.

Then print out the poem below and attach it to the cup.

I planted some seeds in hopes that they’d grow.

Something went wrong, I just didn’t know.
Instead of some flowers, it’s a cupful of dirt.
I love you! I hope your feelings aren’t too hurt.

Image Source: by 2Tales


  1. So cute. I’ll do it with my little bro’s for our Nana’s bday!

  2. wow

  3. i like it for pre-school kids

  4. I thought it was funny and cute -Ashlyn

  5. Aw, I love it.

  6. I think this is lame. The idea is cute, but the poem just doesn’t match

  7. I’m going to use it on seeds that were duds for my class’ father’s day project.

  8. I think it would be really cute from a young child

  9. my mother manages to kill most plants, perfect present for her

  10. thats cute and semi-evil! I think I’ll do it. Bwahahahaha

  11. sandwench1986 says

    I think this is great for those of us known to have a black thumb.

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