Diorama Designer

For Grades 2 6
Diorama DesignerDiorama Designer

Design, print, and assemble 3D dioramas!

This easy-to-use tool lets students design their own historical and contemporary dioramas on the computer and then print and assemble 3D models.

Product Features

  • Medieval, Native American, Colonial, and Contemporary building sets
  • Hundreds of authentic architectural elements to create original dioramas from 3” to 12” tall
  • Over 50 ready-made dioramas provide models and inspiration
  • Printable patterns for 3D furniture, people, animals, objects, and masks to extend learning
  • Over 100 cross-curricular lessons and ideas support social studies, math, science, language arts and other curriculum objectives
  • Cut by hand OR send to Silhouette SD or CAMEO™ electronic tools to automatically fabricate cut & fold lines — a friendly onramp to the STEM MakeToLearn project

Meets State and National Standards


Your students will:

  • Learn about historical and contemporary cultures
  • Develop 21st Century Skills including creativity, collaboration and research
  • Develop 2D and 3D visualization skills that support the STEM curriculum
  • Communicate their understanding of history in visual form
Peggy Healy Stearns, Ph.D.

Peggy Healy Stearns, Ph.D.

Peggy's innovative designs and intimate understanding of how to engage and teach children are reflected in this and other award-winning software programs she has developed. Read more about Peggy on our Authors page.


Learn about Community Construction Kit 2.0

Learn about Community Construction Kit 2.0

This perfect complement to Diorama Designer lets students design and build 3-D models of historical and contemporary homes and buildings.