Winter Pinecone Bird Feeder

Winter Pinecone Bird Feeder

Teach your child about caring for animals by making a bird feeder designed to help feed the birds over the cold winter.

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Winter Pinecone Bird Feeder

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.

Developmental Skills

Discover with Us
Discover with us skills relate to science/technology. They include: observing and predicting, asking questions, and investigating nature, objects, Earth, and space.
Share & Care with Us
Share & Care skills are part of social-emotional learning and include: building self-esteem, cooperating, empathizing with others, and identifying feelings.
Ages: 2-5

Materials

  • Large Pinecone
  • Peanut Butter
  • Winter Bird Seed
  • Tray or Plate
  • String

Directions

  1. Step 1: Find a Pinecone

    Go hunting in your yard for a large pinecone with lots of space between each row.

  2. Step 2: Apply Peanut Butter

    Spread peanut butter between each row of scales.

  3. Step 3: Add Birdseed

    Sprinkle birdseed over the pine cone until the peanut butter is covered with seed. Keep the tray underneath to catch the extra seed.

  4. Hang it Outside

    Tie a string around the top row of the pine cone and hang it up outside.

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