Friday, March 23, 2012

Bird Feeder Fun

I've really been wanting to do a bird feeder craft with Miss M!


Ok, really I wanted to do it for myself and Miss M wasn't really that interested, she wanted to blow bubbles.


However! It was successful, easy and fun. What more can you ask for in a craft? Oh, it was cheap too!


This one is an oldie but a goodie: Toilet paper roll bird feeder!


1. Cut a small hole in the top of the roll and thread through a piece of string or twine. Then smother the roll with peanut butter.

2. Toss some bird seed on a plate and roll it around to get it nice and covered, try to cover as much as the peanut butter as you can with bird seed. 


3. Hang it up! A branch on a tree in your yard, a nail on the eave of your house, wherever works best for you. Try to pick somewhere that will give you a view from a window, especially a window your little one can see out of easily. 

I hung ours on a bougainvillea arm reaching out into our yard.

Here are some shots of the visitors we acquired 





If you try this out let me know! I want to know how it goes! I have another bird feeder craft idea that I'm working on, I'll report back later. 

3 comments:

  1. My daughter would love this! She through bread crumbs in the yard for the birds yesterday. I'll have to make this with her.

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  2. Mine was throwing the extra bird seed in the yard while I was making it. It's funny to see the birds struggle with the urge to come get food and get as far away from a toddler as possible! We had a lot of fun with this and now have some frequent visitors. I'm going to post the other bird feeder soon!

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  3. What a cute idea!! I love this. I feed birds and squirrels everyday in my front yard out of regular feeders and suet cages, but this is such a crafty,cool project. I am going to have to give this craft a try! I am sure my feathered friends will LOVE this! Thanks for sharing !

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