Seed Balls are Messy Fun

Updated: Feb 15, 2019

Get your hands icky by creating a craft that will grow!

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Follow the steps below to make seed balls and then throw them into an area ready for beautiful flowers. Seed balls make great gifts for family and friends!


Materials:

  • Flower seeds – Try natives from your area.

  • Clay or clay powder from any craft shop

  • Soil

  • Water

  • Bowl

Directions:

  1. Take a small clump of clay, a small clump of soil, and a pinch of seeds

  2. Roll all three ingredients in your hands to create a ball

  3. If ball feels dry, add a little water. The ball should feel damp but not dripping wet.

  4. Repeat to make more for your friends!

  5. When planting, look for a sunny area with exposed soil. Toss your ball and watch it grow!