Seed Mosaic

Seeds come in all sorts of interesting shapes, colors, sizes and smells. Create a marvelous mosaic with these wonderful gifts from nature.
Seed Mosaic craft


  • Seeds (beans, rice, sunflower seeds,
    nut shells, etc.)
  • Clear liquid glue or white glue
  • Posterboard
  • Small spoon

Safety Tips

  • Seeds and beans can be choking hazards. Do not let young children play with them.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.


Step 1 Seed Mosaic 1. Collect seeds of all sorts of shapes, sizes and color. Rice, beans, bird seed, corn kernels, and sunflower seeds are examples of seeds that you can use.
Step 2 Seed Mosaic Ask for an adult's help.2. Cut posterboard or any sturdy paper board into the desired size.
Step 3 Seed Mosaic 3. Think about a design for your mosaic and make a sketch on the board.
Step 4 Seed Mosaic 4. Squeeze some glue on one portion of the image.
Step 5 Seed Mosaic 5. Put seeds on the glue.
Step 6 Seed Mosaic 6. Work on an area at a time. You may use a spoon to transfer the smaller seeds onto the glue.
Step 7 Seed Mosaic 7. Continue until you've covered the entire image with seeds. Allow the glue to dry completely before using your mosaic.

More Ideas

Seed mosaic flower Line the edges of your mosaic with seeds to create a framed composition.
Seed mosaic rooster You can also make some animal or character mosaic like this rooster. Try and think of some interesting subjects and have fun building it with seeds.

Earth Friendly Tips

  • Keep the seeds that you didn't use. You can use them for another seed mosaic or for this cute Animal Bean Bags craft, feed them to the birds, or plant them in pots to discover a little more about plants.
  • When it's time to dispose of your seed mosaic project, you can remove the seeds from the background and plant them in small pots. You may also ask an adult to help you cut the mosaic into smaller pieces and plant them on pots or garden plots.