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Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Pine Cones

What you will need: 2 to 4 pine cones Peanut butter Bird seed String Plastic knife Small bowl Instructions for the project: Take a plastic knife and spread peanut butter all over the pine cone. Roll covered pine in bird seed. Tie the string around the top of the pine cone. Hang in the tree […]

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Bird Feeder at Home

Bird Eating from a Bird Feeder

A fun craft for kids or adults alike it a homemade bird feeder. Birds can be a joy to watch, and can be very useful in your yard, helping to control the insect population, etc. The following are some simple instructions for how to make a homemade bird feeder to adorn your yard: Pinecone feeder: […]

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Homemade Bird Feeder

Hand Holding Bird Seed

There are a lot of reasons someone would want to make a homemade bird feeder. The most obvious is to encourage birds to frequent their yard. Home made bird feeders can be great family activities, fun crafts for kids, etc. The following are the instructions for making a couple different types of a simple home […]

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Homemade Bird Feeder

Bird

What you will need: 1 can of biscuits Bird food Yarn Instructions for the project: Lay out the biscuits, Cut a circle in the middle of the biscuits. get the bird food and put it all over the biscuits. Bake on 350 until hard. Let cool and tie the yarn through the circle to hang […]

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Washer Wind Chime

Wind Chimes

While adults may not think that this wind chime sounds very pretty, kids will love it. You will need a container of some kind, like an empty margarine tub, some yarn, some half inch washers, and something to make holes in the container. Turn your container over and put 2 holes in the bottom of […]

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Gourd Bird Feeder

Bird Gourd House

Making bird crafts is simple as long as you have the imagination and creativity that it takes to see how something old can become something new. You most likely already have all of the materials that are needed to create bird crafts that are both enjoyable to make and beneficial to our feathered friends. Here […]

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Paper Towel Roll Bird Feeder

Bird Seed

Put glue on the outside of paper towel roll. You can use sponges or paint brushes to evenly coat the whole tube. Lay birdseed out on the table and roll the paper towel roll over it until it is evenly coated all the way around. Have an adult punch holes on both ends of the […]

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Cereal Bird Feeder

Bowl of Cereal

Entertaining toddlers and young children can really be a chore. Their short attention spans and limited abilities some times make it difficult to come up with a variety of activities that will be both engaging and simple. Some of the best crafts involve making things that children are familiar with. Birds are definitely animals that […]

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Polymer Clay Birdbath

Multi-Colored Clay

Creating polymer clay crafts are a fun way to spend your spare time. You can use polymer clay for a number of things such as: necklaces, bracelets, picture frames, and more! Here are some fun polymer clay crafts for adults: Polymer Clay Birdbath Here is a cute polymer clay craft you can place on your […]

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Pinecone Birdfeeder

Pine Cones

Here is how to make a bird feeder with a pinecone. Bird feeders are great for the wild life, and also for decorating your home. They are also very simple to create. Here are the supplies you will need and what you will want to do. What you will need: large open pinecone Vegetable lard, […]

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Making Birdhouses Out of Gourds

Arms Full of Gourds

If you want an easy fun craft that can be a good safe home for birds and other wildlife, then you have came to the right place. We will go over what you need to do, not only to make a nice birdhouse but one that will last for a good long time. Gourd birdhouses […]

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Birdhouse Gourd

Hanging Gourds

•Start with a rather large gourd, at least 6 inches high not counting the stem. •Then make sure to soak and thoroughly clean the gourd by following the instructions above. Though, you may want to soak it at least four hours or even over night in the warm water. •Drill two large holes in the […]

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Crafts You Can Make Out of Gourds

Variety of Gourds

Gourds have many great uses. They are versatile vegetables that have many uses in the craft world. They are in the same family as squashes and pumpkins, so their life span is longer than many other vegetables. They also have a harder skin, that when soaked makes a great base for most designs. Here are […]

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Bird Feeder

Bird on a Branch

Same as pinecone feeder, just use a empty toilet paper roll From Danielle Hibbs, Blairsville PA

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Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Pinecones

1 TBS creamy peanut butter 1 pine cone 1 bowl of wild bird seed 6″ piece of yarn, ribbon, or rope Spread peanut butter all over pine cone. I use a plastic spoon, roll pine cone in bowl of bird seed, shake off and hang in tree. From Judy Carter, a parent from Georgia, USA

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