How To Compost In a Jar

A composting jar activity is a fun and cool experiment for kids to learn about compost and watch it in action. Kids love to watch and will learn first-hand that composting is very cool! A healthy compost has four elements: Nitrogen, Carbon, Water and Air. 

  • Nitrogen (GREENS) Pumpkins, or any food waste! 
  • Carbon (BROWNS) Cardboard, Leaves, Wood Chips, Branches

Directions for a Kids Compost Jar at home compost in a jar experiment:

How to care for you compost jar!