Seed Orbs

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In this activity, learners will make seed orbs to grow new trees and plants. Learners will explore ecology and life cycles as well as stewardship through this activity. Activity incudes step by step instructions with pictures, vocab words and definitions to use, fun facts related to the activity and ways to change it up extend the activity. This activity requries plant seeds.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Type:


Materials List (per student)

  • Flower Seeds
  • Construction Paper
  • 3 Containers
  • Blender
  • Water
  • Baking Sheet and Parchment Paper


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
    • Ecology
  • Mathematics
    • Measurement
  • The Nature of Technology
    • The Design Process
      • Problem Solving
  • The Nature of Science

Informal Categories

  • Citizen Science
  • Gardening
  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards:

Access Rights:

  • Free access



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