How to plant seeds

Age 3-5

Activity Type

helping wildlife

Activity Season

summer autumn

Activity Topic

Fruits and seeds

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How to plant seeds

Follow these simple steps and find out how to plant seeds.

Growing anything from a seed is exciting, but it can be tricky. Just follow our top tips and watch your seeds flourish!

  • Gather seeds during autumn – look for acorns, conkers and helicopters beneath trees
  • Once you have your seed, all you need is a bit of compost and a yoghurt pot
  • You can grow all sorts from seeds – have a go at wildflowers too!
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