Winter Bird Feeder Craft

Are your kids feeling house-bound and restless due to winter weather? If you're out of indoor activities (and patience!) and need some family fun ideas to keep your rugrats occupied, try this great craft for kids. This fantastic family DIY allows your kids to connect with natire by making something inside to take outside. You likely already have all the supplies, to get started on Winter Bird Feeder!


Use a brightly colored ribbon so the birds can easily find the bird feeder, and hang it on a tree by a window so your kids can watch different types of birds enjoy a snack!


  • cardboard toilet-paper tube (or paper-towel tube cut in half)
  • peanut butter
  • knife
  • birdseed
  • 24 inch of ribbon (or just make it long enough to hang from tree branch
  • empty box
  • scissors

Bird Feeder Craft for Kids - Supplies


Step 1: Spread a coat of peanut butter all over the cardboard tube.

Winter Bird Feeder Craft

Step 2: Pour birdseed into the empty box so there is a thin layer covering the bottom of the box.

Step 3: Roll the cardboard tube in birdseed so the seeds adhere to the peanut butter and cover the tube.

Bird Feeder Craft for Kids - Step 3

Step 4: Thread a ribbon through the tube and tie ends together into a knot.

Bird Feeder Craft for Kids - Step 4

Step 5: Hang from a tree branch near your window and watch the birds feast!

Bird Feeder Craft for Kids - Step 5

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