We decided to put an artistic spin on a classic craft project. Milk carton bird feeders! Such a great way to reuse something that would otherwise end up on a dump truck. Micah and I had such a great time making it too. Bird feeders are something that you can easily buy at a garden store or large department store. But it's much more fun making your own, and this is a project you and your kids can do every year to celebrate the return of Spring!
|Micah took this photo! Isn't it fabulous?|
Once it's all dry, poke a hole under each "window" and insert some found sticks. Also poke some holes at the top of the carton and thread a ribbon through it for the hanger. Then fill it up with bird seed. Give your child a small spoon and container for the birdseed. This is great fine motor practice!
Then it's time to hang your bird feeder! Have fun!