For The Birds A Craft For Our Feathered Friends

For The Birds a Craft For Our Feathered Friends-

Our Bird garden is looking a bit sad right now.bird feeder craft katherines corner

A recent trip to the local nursery provided me with a wonderful way to feed our friends in the winter months ( anytime really) . So, I titled this post “For The Birds, A Craft For Our Feathered Friends” I hope you enjoy making it as much as I did.

 

 

What You Need

2 Cups bird seed

2 Packets gelatin

1 Cup water

Non stick cooking spray

Straws

Ribbon ( or string)

Scissors

Plastic mold ( soap, candy, or plastic container)

Saucepan

Before You Start: Spray the inside of the mold with non stick cooking spray

Lets Make It: In a saucepan over medium high heat combine the gelatin and the water and stir, bring to a boil and remove from heat. Add the bird seed, stir with a spoon to combine. Pour bird seed mixture into prepared mold and pat down gently. Insert a straw all the way through and snip off the excess leaving about an inch showing. Place in the refrigerator for about 3 hours. When firm remove from molds by gently pressing on the back of the mold ( it should pop out easily) Remove the straw with a gently twist and tug. Thread your ribbon through the hole and taa daa. Hang it up for your feathered friends to enjoy.

 

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Comments

  1. I might do this…thanks!!

  2. That’s a great idea, Katie, especially when snow covers the ground. Have an excellent weekend, dear friend!

  3. A wonderful and fun craft Katie. Will have to show Linda this one. Happy Friday and hope you have a marvelous weekend.
    Hugs,
    Odie

  4. reminds me of the show Agent Oso

  5. Do they sell those as well? Don’t think I’d attempt to make one!

  6. Hi Katherine,
    What a cute idea.
    Its been in the 60s and 50s here, cold at night but the days are sunny and the birds are loving it. Singing like crazy!
    I hope you have a wonderful and relaxing weekend .
    hugs…

  7. Oh, I love that!

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  8. Great idea! I need to try this!
    Hugs, GraceinAZ

  9. I know numerous bird lovers this would be great for!

  10. Jodi Hall says:

    I was gonna make something like this for my dad.. this is a good recipe :)

    Happy weekend friend :)

  11. Oh, how cute and fun! My kids would have a blast making these and then watching the birds come enjoy them!

    Thanks for joining us for Friendly Friday, have a great weekend!

  12. A wonderful idea, Katherine, thanks for sharing.
    Sue

  13. Thanks for the great tutorial! I’m going to have to give this a try. My birds will love me!

  14. What a great idea. The birds will be so happy!

  15. This is an adorable idea….I think I’ll make these for my MIL, since she can’t get out much in the bad weather, she’d be able to enjoy watching the birds!

  16. any craft that involves making something for outside birds is an awesome idea! I like this!

  17. I am a big bird enthusiast so you must know how happy I am to see this Katie. I hope you get visits from several birds. Can you see the red cardinal in your area? I think a red cardinal amidst the snow is a beautiful sight! I have seen this on cards and pictures from relatives in the U.S.A. Of course I have several figurines of the cardinal in my bird figurine collection!:) Take care.

  18. Good idea! I’d be afraid that the squirrels would carry them off and wear them as earrings! Hahaha!

  19. Christena Hammes says:

    What a great idea. I think I’ll present this to the lady in charge of Children’s Church, they can make the birds a Christmas gift :-)

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