Here’s a quick project the kids and I worked on (last year, and I’m finally posting it!).
It’s an easy DIY bird feeder, with just pipe cleaners and Cheerios! Well, they were supposed to be bird feeders, but eventually the squirrels got to them after they saw the birds enjoying them. They even untwisted them from the branches with their sneaky little squirrel paws and enjoyed them as “to-go” snacks. Anyway, here’s what we did…
WHAT YOU NEED:
- Pipe Cleaners
WHAT YOU DO:
- Twist the end of a pipe cleaner into a hook shape that you can attach to a tree branch. Thread the pipe cleaner with Cheerios, then twist again on the bottom to keep them from sliding off.
- Attach to a branch outside, and sit back and watch!