Straightforward Pine Cone Hen Feeder Winter Craft for Youngsters


A Pine Cone Hen Feeder is a enjoyable pure venture children of all ages could make for feeding wildlife. Youngsters can simply discover ways to make a hen feeder with these easy steps and watch the birds flock to this conventional peanut butter hen feeder craft. Pinecone birdfeeders are enjoyable to make at residence or within the classroom!

hanging pine cone bird feeder made of peanut butter, pinecones and birdseed hanging from twine in a tree in backyard - Kids Activities Blog
Let’s make a pine cone hen feeder!

Pine Cone Hen Feeder Craft for Youngsters

Home made hen feeders are simple and enjoyable to make, and nice for wild birds within the winter! My children love to look at and see if any squirrels are popping out to play in our yard.

  • Do you know that late winter is definitely the perfect time to make pinecone hen feeders?
  • You may consider it as a summer time venture, however birds don’t want a lot assist in the summertime. 
  • We love making hen feeders all yr lengthy.
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?Methods to Make a Pinecone Hen Feeder

Though making pine cone hen feeders is enjoyable to make with children of all ages, a Pine Cone Hen Feeder is a straightforward preschool craft that encourages extra birds to fly by your home windows.

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supplies needed to make a pine cone bird feeder  - twine, peanut butter, pine cones and bird seed

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?Instructions To Make Pine Cone Feeders For Birds

step 1 - how to make a pine cone bird feeder  - tying string or twine onto the pine cone
Let’s begin with how we’re going to grasp our hen feeder.

Step 1

  1. The very first thing you need to do is tie the string, twine or wire to the pine cone earlier than you start.
  2. Go away an extended sufficient piece on the high so you’ll be able to grasp the pine cone hen feeder later.
Step 2 - how to make a pine cone bird feeder  - adding peanut butter
Now it’s time to add the peanut butter to the pine cone!

Step 2

Subsequent, cowl the pine cone in peanut butter. A thicker peanut butter works higher right here so it is going to adhere to the pine cone higher. 

Step 2b - how to make a pine cone bird feeder  - complete the peanut butter spreading to include the top as well
Cowl the pine cone as totally as you’ll be able to!

You should utilize a spoon or butter knife to unfold peanut butter from the highest of the pine cone to the underside.

Tip: A preschooler ought to have the ability to do that step with little or no, if any, assist.

Step 3 - how to make a pine cone bird feeder - adding the bird seed to the pine cone covered with peanut butter
Let’s pour on the birdseed!

Step 3

Now, coat the peanut butter in hen seed. We rolled our pine cone in a dish, paper plate, or small bowls stuffed with peanut butter and poured hen seed on as properly.

Step 4 - how to make a pine cone bird feeder  - pat the bird seed
See if you will get numerous the hen seed to stay!

Step 4

We then patted the hen seed in to make sure it might all stick properly.

Finished pine cone bird feeder craft - 3 peanut butter bird feeders hanging in a tree

Completed Peanut Butter Hen Feeder Craft

Lastly, discover a place to hold your Pine Cone Hen Feeder exterior.

We had a lot enjoyable making this Pine Cone Hen Feeder and hope you do too!

How Excessive to Cling a Hen Feeder if You Have Cats

  • In case you have neighborhood cats, you then’ll need to discover a excessive sufficient place that makes it tougher for them to grab any hungry birds.
  • We dwell on a farm and have barn cats so I’ve discovered that hanging hen feeders at the very least 10 ft excessive retains the cats at bay and provides birds a number of security simply in case.
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Studying About Birds

  • Attempt figuring out the completely different birds or counting them and also you’ve obtained an artwork and science lesson on the identical time.
  • If is likely to be enjoyable to get some bird books to make figuring out them simpler as properly.

Lively Time
20 minutes

Whole Time
20 minutes

Issue
simple

Estimated Price
$1

Supplies

  • Pinecone (we used giant pine cones, however you need to use any dimension)
  • Peanut butter
  • Hen seed
  • String, twine or wire

Instruments

  • paper plate or pie plate
  • scissors

Directions

  1. The very first thing you need to do is tie the string, twine or wire to the pine cone earlier than you start. Go away an extended sufficient piece on the high so you’ll be able to grasp the pine cone hen feeder later.
  2. Subsequent, cowl the pine cone in peanut butter. A thicker peanut butter works higher right here so it is going to adhere to the pine cone higher. You should utilize a spoon or butter knife to unfold peanut butter from the highest of the pine cone to the underside. A preschooler ought to have the ability to do that step with little or no, if any, assist.
  3. Now, coat the peanut butter in hen seed. We rolled our pine cone in a dish, paper plate, or small bowls stuffed with peanut butter and poured hen seed on as properly. We then patted the hen seed in to make sure it might all stick properly.
  4. Lastly, discover a place to hold your Pine Cone Hen Feeder exterior. In case you have neighborhood cats, you then’ll need to discover a excessive sufficient place that makes it tougher for them to grab any hungry birds. We dwell on a farm and have barn cats so I’ve discovered that hanging hen feeders at the very least 10 ft excessive retains the cats at bay and provides birds a number of security simply in case. We had a lot enjoyable making this Pine Cone Hen Feeder and hope you do too!

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How did your pine cone hen feeder prove? What are your favourite birds which have stopped by?



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Our names are Fareedah and Kamilah Amoo. We are seven and five year’s old sisters and live in Ontario, Canada, with our parents and little brother, Awad. We love writing stories, painting on canva, coding, reading books, and enjoying arts and crafts. Our goal is to motivate every child worldwide to read more books.

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