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Seed Balls

 
 

Seed Balls

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  Making balls of mud is just about the most fun thing ever!

Materials

Mud

Seeds

methods

Make a ball of mud as though it were play dough.

Tap some seeds onto the surface.

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Remix it into a ball.

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Throw it to the ground!

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Notes

Seed balls may be dried to give as gifts or as seed bombs. If you don't know what a seed bomb is, go find out!

A seed will sprout when conditions are right, so it doesn't actually matter when you decide to plant it.


Lesson plan by Heather Taylor, teachoutside@gmail.com. You are welcome to share all materials with credit to her.