How to make an easy bird feeder

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How to make an easy bird feeder

To make a pine cone bird feeder you just attach a pine cone to a piece of string and dip it into melted vegetable suet before rolling in wild bird seed. If your child  does not have a nut allergy this alternative may be easier for them to be involved in – using a palette knife, you could apply a coating of peanut butter to the pine cone, again before rolling in wild birdseed or peanuts

 

How to make an easy bird feeder

Great fun for the kids to do. You could set up a little production line and make quite a few! The pine cones can then be hung out ready for the birds.

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2 Comments

  1. October 27, 2010 / 7:15 am

    what a super idea! wish i’d collected some before the snow came and covered them all up!

  2. Becky
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    October 27, 2010 / 2:13 pm

    Ah but how lovely pinecones with snowy hats x

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