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DIY Bird Feeders

April 25, 2013

Spring is coming!!  The birds are out and about, green is springing forth, and it has gotten a wee-bit warmer outside! Though, it's still pretty chilly around here if you ask me!

To make friends with the birdies in our backyard the kiddos and I made some easy diy bird feeders. Gather some supplies you probably have in the house somewhere:

toilet paper rolls
bird seed
peanut butter
golf tees
To prep the toilet paper roll, I punched two holes on opposites sides near the top.  

I put a generous layer of peanut butter on each roll.

The kiddos rolled the toilet paper rolls in the bird seed; well, T rolled it and A used a spoon.
To give our bird friends another place to stand, I pushed two golf tees into the sides on the rolls.

Voila!  Easy DIY bird feeders!  

Welcome to our yard, little feathered friends!!

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Katie said...

I've had these on my to-do list for a while now. I like how you've hung the rolls so that they don't look like what they were in their "past life":-) And the golf tee idea is FANTASTIC!

Amy Maze said...

We made milk carton bird feeders a few weeks ago. I love how you did them! Have you gotten any birds?

Kristina said...

Ooo! Using a milk carton is a great idea, too! And no we haven't had any birds yet!! Not sure why?! Lol!

Kristina said...

Haha, yes... it is our little "secret!" Thanks for commenting!!

~The Bargain Babe from *Zucchini Summer Blog* said...

Ahhh I love this! Gotta find some golf tees and do this with my toddler. (Found you from Show and Share Saturday)

Thanks for sharing!!

JDaniel4's Mom said...

I bet the birds will love these.

Katie said...

We made ours! Thank you:-)

Sugar Aunts said...

I love this! Simple, basic, and fun! We are featuring your post on Sugar Aunts tomorrow on Share It Saturday. We have a collection from the linky called Back To the Basics: simple and fun play for kids. We think this post is perfect for the collection. Stop by and visit our FB and Twitter pages, we'll be sharing with our followers there too :)
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Carrie said...

So fun!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!!

wildflowerramblings said...

This is so great!!! I will have to do this with my son!

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