Homemade Bird Feeders

By Grace Camp – Age 6

Last week I made bird feeders out of pine cones, peanut butter and bird seed. I found the recipe on my Kindle in the Nature Cat app. I think it’s in PBS kids app.

It is so easy to make! You can watch the video of me making one or read directions below!

Here’s how:

Step 1: Get a pine cone.

Step 2: Take string or yarn and tie it to the pine cone. Make sure one side is long enough to hang on something, like a branch or hook.

Step 3: Spread peanut butter all over the pine cone. You can get it on the string but just where it’s tied on the pine cone, not the hanging part. Also, don’t get dirty peanut butter in your jar. You don’t want to eat that!

Step 4: Get a bag of bird food and pour it on a tray or plate.

Step 5: Roll the pine cone in the seed. You can also sprinkle it on but I like rolling better. Watch out! It’s messy.

Step 6: Hang you feeder on a hook or branch and watch your birds happily eat!

Now that I graduated kindergarten, I think my Mom will let me do more projects like this!


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