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Make It – Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Pine Cone Bird FeederThese pine cone bird feeders are a great craft to do with kids. And, they’ll be delighted watching the bird partake of their snack.

What You Need

  • A large, open pine cone
  • Vegetable shortening or smooth peanut butter
  • Bird seed
  • A few feet of string or ribbon
  • Paper plate

How to Make It

  1. Tie a few feet of string to a pine cone.
  2. Cover the pine cone with the vegetable shortening or peanut butter.
  3. Roll the pinecone in the bird seed on the paper plate.

You could also add dried fruit (chopped up), chopped nuts, seeds (especially sunflower and millet), and/or suet, which are high-energy bird foods.

Birds will love the treat and your kids will love that they helped create it.

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