Bought bird seed is a blend of many types of cereals such as sunflowers, millet, canary seed, oats, wheat, rape and linseed. Sowing this can be an absorbing activity for kids of all ages – you never know what you’re going to get!
- Bought bird seed
- Growing medium
Fill the container with growing medium and push the seeds about 1cm deep, firming lightly on top. Place on a light windowsill and keep the soil moist.
As they’re an assortment, the seeds will germinate at different rates, producing a wide variety of interesting shoots and foliage – the children can have fun guessing what they are!