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Seed Pictures

by Lucy (follow)
Turn off the TV and tune into your own imagination. Enjoy each moment, allowing your creativity to unfold in the kitchen, craft space or in nature.
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Next time you visit your local park or go out for a walk, collect some small-ish seeds to use in this activity. We have used a combination of seeds from the kitchen, black sesame seeds, some breakfast cereal and some little nuts (from a Bottle Brush Tree) we collected at the park down the road. This activity would be fun for big or little children - they would just need a more or less complicated design.



dinosaur
Our Seed Picture Dinosaur


Time: 20 minutes (plus seed collecting)
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy



dinosaur
Seeds ready for gluing


Materials
Craft Glue
Pencil
Paper
Different colored seeds

Method
Collect lots of different small seeds from your local neighborhood.
Take some paper and a pencil and draw a simple design with wide outlines to fill with seeds and glue.



dinosaur
Draw an outline


Apply some craft glue and stick the seeds on carefully with your fingertips.



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Stick the seeds on


Fill all the spaces with seeds and allow the picture to dry out in the sun. Maybe this could be a present for mum, dad or even a neighbour?



flowers
Another seed creation


Categories
#Natural materials
#Easy
#Any Age
#Seeds
#Dinosaur
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
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