With the weather finally starting to warm up again It’s time to coax our fine feathered friends into our backyards with a little bit of DIY. Homemade birdfeeders are affordable, quick and a fun activity that are a great way to start a conversation about New Zealand’s native birds, and keep the kids busy these holidays.
Price: $2 – $5
Age Level: Preschool up
You will need:
– A pinecone or two
– Peanut butter
– A butter knife
– A large, shallow container for the birdseed.
Step One: Cover the pinecone completely in peanut butter using a butter knife.
Step Two: Roll the peanut butter covered pinecone in birdseed. Use a shallow container to keep this step as tidy as possible.
Step Three: Use string to tie the pinecone in a tree or on a fence.
Step Four: Enjoy your fluttering friends when they stop by for a late lunch.