January Project: Natural Birdfeeders

making natural birdfeeder


  • 2 oranges
  • small wooden skewer or nail
  • 4 pieces heavy string or light twine, each 8 to 10 inches long
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup cornmeal or rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup raisins or sunflower seeds (optional)

An Easy Recipe for Happy Birds

Besides bringing song and flashy color to the backyard, birds are tons of fun to watch. Give them something special in return by making up a quick batch of bird-treat baskets. Your kids will love mixing up the "goop" and hanging the treats outside. Get the instructions for making these natural birdfeeders.

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