This DIY pinecone bird feeder is an easy kids craft for Spring. It is a great project to do with prekindergarten or early elementary age kids using natural ingredients. Plus, it is a fun way to connect to nature and observe birds in your backyard.
To prepare this activity, scoop peanut butter into a small bowl. Then, pour bird seed into a small bucket or bowl. Lastly, place pinecones onto paper plate.
Rotate and repeat steps 2 and 3 until the pinecone is completely covered.
Tip: When the plate becomes full of left over bird seed, pour it back into the bucket so none is wasted.
If you do not have bird seed, use sunflower seeds, peanuts, raisins, or chopped fruit like berries.
The last thing to do is to hang your bird feeder onto a tree branch outside. We prefer to hang the pinecone bird feeder near a window so that we can watch birds, and often squirrels enjoy this treat.
My four year old niece had a great time with this easy kids craft. Plus, my daughter and I love watching the critters enjoy this snack from our window.
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