Make Clay Pot Bird Feeders

Create a personalized clay pot bird feeder and get the kids involved in taking care of feathered friends in your garden.

By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Photo By: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt

Clay Pot Bird Feeder

Clay pots are versatile and can be used in so many unique ways. Here's how to use them to create a personalized bird feeder.

From: Heather Patterson and Vanessa Hunt and Vanessa Hunt

Supplies Needed

Clay pot and tray / super glue / exterior paint and/or other materials for decorating.

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Step 1: Paint

Turn the clay pot upside down and have fun personalizing it with paint. This is a great way to get kids involved!

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Step 2: Add Glue

Turn the clay pot upside down and add glue to the rim.

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Step 3: Attach the Tray

Place tray on top of clay pot, pressing down to secure.

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Step 4: Protect and Seal Your Bird Feeder

Once the painted pot and tray have completely dried, spray with polyurethane to weatherize them.

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Your Bird Feeder is Ready

Fill the tray with birdseed and enjoy watching the birds flock to these feeders.

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