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5 DIY Bird Feeder Projects

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Looking for a fun craft to do with the kids?  Try one of these diy bird feeder projects you and your kids will surely enjoy making!

 1.  Milk Carton Bird Feeder

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 Materials Needed:

Recycled milk carton

Outdoor acrylic paint

stickers/permanent marker for decorating

String or ribbon for hanging

Craft knife (adult use)

Scissors

Hole Punch

A wooden skewer

Glue

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

2.  Wine Bottle Bird Feeder

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Materials Needed:

Saw

Hammer

Drill with hole saw fitting

Tape measure

Rasp

Sandpaper

One wine bottle, enjoy emptying it the night before

One 1 metre 20cm thick plank, 40cm wider than your wine bottle

Screws and panel pins

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

3.  Homemade Bird Feeder From Vintage Teacups

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Materials Needed:

3 feet of 1/2 inch copper plumbing pipe per bird feeder (I paid $4 for three feet at a hardware store)

copper cap

sand paper or sanding block

teacup

epoxy

(I used 5 minute epoxy. If you are making a bunch of these go for the slower drying epoxy.)

mixing tray and bamboo stick

Q-tip

Birdseed

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

4.  Soda Bottle Bird Feeder

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Materials Needed:

a 20 oz empty soda bottle

2 wooden spoons (I picked mine up at the thrift store for .25 cents ea)

some string or twine

an Xacto knife

bird seed

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

5.  Natural Handmade Bird Feeders

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Materials Needed:

2 oranges

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 cup rolled oats or cornmeal

1/4 cup raisins (optional)

1/4 cup sunflower seeds (optional)

2 bowls

knife

spoon

small wooden skewer or nail

4 pieces light twine or heavy string, each 8 to 10 inches long

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

Tempt the birds in your yard with your diy bird feeder!