Feed those birds during the winter months with this easy birdseed ball recipe! Combine birdseed and a few pantry items, like peanut butter and lard, to make bird seed ornaments. Perfect for a kid’s project on a rainy afternoon.
We have lots of birds in our yard and I got to thinking about them. During the summer months, they all gather at our fountain and fly right into our windows (seriously, I hear a crash every week)! But during the winter months, what are they doing around here? It’s cold, dreary and wet. So, I picked up some birdseed and decided to use some things in our pantry to make birdseed balls.
DIY Birdseed Balls
Did you know that you can make these with lots of pantry ingredients?
With just a few ingredients like birdseed and twine or string you can make these birdseed balls or “bird seed ornaments” as they are often called.
I shared the full tutorial on eHow , so pop over there and get the how-to!
Looking for other kid-friendly outdoor activities? My little helped me clean our siding without a pressure washer and it was a fun project to do together. Or, a more crafty DIY was adding a bucket and pulley to our wooden play set.