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Diorama Making Supplies and Kits


Looking for a basic diorama kit that has everything you need to get you started?

Here are some great kits and very inexpensive.

Woodland Scenics Earth Color Kit

Earth Color Kit by Woodland Scenics
Here is a Woodland Scenics C1215 Earth Color Liquid Pigment Kit. Contains eight 1-oz bottles of natural earth tone liquid pigments, foam applicator, mixing tray, and complete instructions. This set is versatile, has natural Earth tones, water-soluble, includes 8 realistic colors (white, concrete, stone gray, slate gray, black, raw umber, burnt umber, and yellow ocher), and are non-toxic. It is specially formulated for adding colors to terrain models (plaster, Plaster Cloth, foam, papier-mache, wood, Flex Paste).

Landscape Kit

If you are looking for a way to get everything you need to make a beautiful diorama without spending a lot of money this kit is perfect. Available at amazon.com



28 Pcs Purple Flower Cluster Flower Vegetation Groups Grass Tufts Static Scenery Model DIY Miniature for Train Landscape Railroad Scenery Sand Military Layout Model Wargaming Terrain




Scene-A-Rama Basic Diorama Kit

This is another great basic starter kit for diorama making that will give you everything you need to get started in learning how to make a good looking diorama.


Mountain Diorama KitScene-A-Rama Mountain Diorama Kit



Desert Oasis Diorama KitScene-A-Rama Desert Oasis Diorama Kit





Water Diorama KitScene-A-Rama Water Diorama Kit






Diorama Miniature Trees

Deciduous Tree Kit, Large (7)

Deciduous Tree Kit, Small (36)

Pine Forest Tree Kit, 2-4"

More Trees at Amazon.com


Diorama Foam and Tools



This picture shows several thicknesses of foam being used to create terrain. The inch measurements of the foam on this page denote the thickness of the foam.



Foam Sheet, 1/4" WOOST1422

Foam Sheet, 1/2" WOOST1423

Foam Sheet, 1" WOOST1424

Foam Sheet, 2"


Foam Sheet, 3"




Foam Sheet, 4"




Tools for Working with Foam


Foam Cutter

Hot Wire Foam Cutter - Product Description
Woodland Scenics SubTerrain Hot Wire Foam Cutter. FEATURES: Adjustable collars allows for clean, accurate cuts in foam. No mess! Heats instantly. Also adjusts for angle cuts. Special nichrome wire. On/off trigger for cutter. AC/AC adaptor. Assembly and use instructions provided. INCLUDES: One Hot Wire Foam Cutter REQUIRES: Assembly 120V AC Outlet (US Standard AC)


  • Adjustable collars for clean, accurate cuts
  • Woodland Scenics recommends using this cutter only on their SubTerrain white foam which emits no toxic fumes
  • Use only special Nichrome replacement wire (WOOST1436)

Foam Tools and Accessories


Foam Tack Glue

Foam Tack Glue, 12oz


Subterrain Foam Putty

Foam Putty, Pint


Foam Knife

Foam Knife


Foam Nails

Foam Nails, 2" (75)


Foam Markers, Red/Black (2 each)


Foam Glue Sticks

Low Temp Foam Glue Sticks (10)



Low Temp Foam Glue Gun


Foam Smooth-It, 1qt

Woodland Scenics 5122

Woodland Scenics 5122

ReadyGrass Mats are high-quality grass mats that are great to use as is or mounted on plywood. They can be used for model railroading, school projects, arts and crafts, gaming, military dioramas, architectural models, collectible houses, slot cars and much more. With these unique mats you can form mountains, valleys and create water areas. You can also add roads, sidewalks and parking lots




Will's Book on Diorama Making

Will's Book

How to Make Fantasy and Medieval Dioramas

This books shows you how to make fantasy and medieval dioramas using many commonly available tools and materials. There are over 100 pictures and illustrations showing you how to make great dioramas in fantasy and medieval styles. Chapters include basics, water effects, terrain tips and special effects like electricity and small motors. Tutorials include how to use foam, plaster of paris and paper mache to make great looking dioramas.