Sunday, March 6, 2011

Fun Seed Activities

Here's an assortment of activities to do with seeds.

Activity 1 (Math) 

Gather some fruit.
Have the kids estimate how many seeds are in each fruit.
Count the seeds.
Observe the seeds with a hand lens.
Compare and contrast the seeds based on similarities and differences.
Tally and graph the number of seeds in each fruit.

Activity 2 (Math)

Sort seeds by color, size, surface texture, type, etc.
Put seeds in order from smallest to largest.

Activity 3 (Science)

Make a seed book.
Fold several pieces of paper in half and staple.
Glue seeds and label.

Activity 4 (Arts and Crafts, Music)

Use seeds to make pictures or rhythm instruments.

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Activity 5 (Science)

Play a Seed Identification Game. (What SEED Am I?)
Put different seeds into zip-lock bags. (You may want to number the bags.)
Have students observe the seeds and try to identify the seeds.
Students could also make up some of their own bags.

Activity 6 (Science)

Plant the seeds. 


  1. I really like the seed book idea, especially for pre-k, kindergarten, and 1st grade have in their classroom libraries.

  2. Thanks for visiting Tia. Putting them in the classroom libraries would be a great idea!



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