Making Seed Balls
Place of Learning: 
Distance Learning
Garden Classroom
Indoor Classroom
Duration: 
30 Min
Grade Level: 
PreK – 2
3 – 5
6 – 8
Whole Family
Contributor

The Edible Schoolyard Project
Berkeley, CA

Summary: 
Want to make a recipe for something that isn’t edible? We have just the recipe for you! Today you will learn how to make seed balls to spread the beauty of flowers any place plants will grow.
Student Learning Goals & Objectives: 
  •  This activity supports students in practicing creating: undertaking projects that have tangible results both in the kitchen and garden.
  •  This activity encourages students to feel that cooking and gardening are more accessible.
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Teaching Notes: 
  • The recipe for seed balls uses flour. Seed balls work best when they are made with clay. Seehttps://climatekids.nasa.gov/seed-ball/ for a recipe.
  • We substituted flour for clay, given that many people won’t have easy access to clay athome. If you have clay, feel free to use it and follow the recipe linked above.