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Pine Cone Bird Feeders: melt peanut butter, butter and honey, then roll pine cone in mixture. Then roll in a bird feed mix. Tie a string to the top and hang in a tree, close to a branch.

DIY Pine Cone Bird Feeder , This one is for the bird lovers. Tie a cone on a yarn and dip it in a mixture of peanut butter, honey and margarine than into your favorite bird seed mixture. Your birds will love it!

toilet roll bird feeder

Toilet Roll Bird Feeder Crafts Easy Video Tutorial

Oooooooo. I could make bird feeders to hand from the shepherds hooks to decorate for the season. Yes, Yes. Then the local birds will have a valid reason to congregate near my car and use for target practice. LOL

Create a Winter Bird Buffet

Winter cookies for the Birds! Coat peanut butter on the fronts and backs of seasonal wooden cutouts bought from a crafts store. Press dried cranberries and seeds, such as niger, sunflowers and mixed birdseed, into the peanut butter and hang

Make a string filled bird feeder and watch as the birds take pieces to make their nests.

DIY Friday

short, naturally-died yarn scraps for bird nest building in suet feeder dispenser

DIY Orange Bird Feeder 2

Great for Orange Bird Feeder: 1 orange; 4 pieces of string cut into lengths; bird seed ~ With a sharp knife, cut the orange in half and scoop out the flesh. Pierce 4 small holes on opposite sides, about from the top edge of each half .

Birdseed Wreath super easy and the kids can help... we made them for grandpas, and neighbors.

Planting for Butterflies and Bees

Birdseed Wreath super easy and the kids can help.it's multifunctional it's a wreath it's a bird feeder and its a temporary decoration :)

Cute treats to feed the birds:) Kids will love classifying the different kinds of birds. Great craft! /v

Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Meatballs

Quick and Easy Peanut Butter Bird Treats. Bread Cookie cutter Peanut butter (I’ve heard you can also use Crisco), Birdseed, Yarn, Skewer (or a tapestry needle will work)

An easy bird feeder kids can make

Kid-Made Bird Feeder Wreath

Looking for an easy Bird Feeder Kids Can Make? A beautiful Bird Feeder Wreath to decorate your yard and attract the birds.

Recycled Bird Feeder from mesh fruit bags.  Peanut butter, vegetable shortening; melt in a microwave for 1 1/2 minutes on high.  Mix in quick-cooking oats, cornmeal, and flour.  Pack mixture into paper cups and cool.  These will keep in the refrigerator for long while.  Hang upside down in a mesh bag and your birdy friends will love it.  Hang it where you can enjoy the view!

Feed the Birds: Mix peanut butter and vegetable shortening, melt in the microwave for minutes. Mix in quick-cooking oatmeal, cornmeal, and flour. Pack into paper cups and let cool. Remove cups and put in mesh bag.

This could be a good way to re-purpose leftover gingerbread houses...make them into bird feeders/houses!

[do this with the kids.] "Ginger-bird House" - decorate a gingerbread house for the birds with popcorn, pretzels, peanuts, sunflower seeds, & a colorful variety of bird seed.

Put Cheerios on pipe cleaners. Makes a DIY bird feeder AND fine motor activity!  Kids will also have to grade their pressure so they don't break the cheerio

Preschool Playbook: Feeding the Birds . String Cheerios onto a Pipe Cleaner = Magical Bird Feeder! Great for hand-eye coordination :)

16 pics here with directions....Teacup Hanging Feeders. How fun to do with the whole family for a bird study. Apologia Flying Creatures, homeschool science curriculum

16 pics here with directions....Teacup Hanging Feeders

DIY with kids - outdoor fun when they make their own orange bird feeders! DIY Teacup Hanging Feeders What an amazing bir.

Don't forget to put out oranges for the orioles!  And I am finding out the woodpeckers like them too.

Using a suet feeder as a simple fruit feeder to attract Orioles and other fruit loving birds. This is a great idea.