DIY Kids: Plant A Sunflower

Sunflowers in the field.
Celebrate the sun by planting a sunflower! These easy to care for plants are great for your garden, attracting birds and pollinators.

Observe: Measure the growth of your sunflower each day and keep track of the growth over time. They grow fast! 

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Plant a sunflower DIY


  • Small Pot
  • Organic Soil
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Water
  1. Fill your small pot to about a half inch from the top with organic soil. 
  2. Make a hole an inch or two deep, drop in your sunflower seed.
  3. Cover the seed and water.
  4. Set in a sunny place and water every other day.
  5. Once the seedling grows to about 4 inches high, transplant outdoors or in a large pot.