Bird Feeder Craft for Kids

Winter Bird Feeder Craft

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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