Scene-A-Rama® Cut Away Volcano

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by Scene-A-Rama® Design Team

Scene-A-Rama® Cut Away Volcano

The Scene-A-Rama® Cut Away Volcano is awesome for your science fair project or anytime you are feeling a little scientific! With several different Scene-A-Rama® kits to choose from available at A.C. Moore, you can choose the scene you like best!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the plaster cloth.
  • 2
    Build up the volcano with newspaper wads and wet Plaster Cloth.
  • 3
    Use the Side Panels from the Mountain Diorama Kit to make the flat inside of the volcano.
  • 4
    Use Project Paints from the Sculpting Kit to color the strata layers and the magma flow up to the surface as desired. Make sure you follow the instructions for using these paints.
  • 5
    On the outside of the volcano, add landscaping and then pour Casting Plaster from the Mountain Diorama Kit down the sides of the volcano.
  • 6
    Combine Black and White from the Project Paints from the Sculpting Kit to get the shade of Gray you want for the cooled lava.
  • 7
    Combine Yellow and Red to obtain the desired shade of Orange-Red for the still molten part.
  • 8
    Tip: Consider setting this diorama on a revolving mechanism so your viewers can see all sides of the volcano!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Scene-A-Rama® Diorama Kit Mountain 104285143
  • Scene-A-Rama® Sculpting Kit 104290448 (contains the paints and paintbrushes you will need for this project)
  • Newspaper