Even though you may not consider yourself an avid bird watcher, you still cannot go wrong when you add a homemade bird feeder to your yard. Bird feeders bring a variety of birds to your yard. Plus, birds provide excellent insect control! But, that isn’t even the best part. All of these great bird feeders can be made at home. That’s right, let your inner DIY Diva shine with these awesome projects!
Pine Cone Bird Feeders
A great project to do with your kids, and it only requires a few items! Use peanut butter, bird food, and pine cones to make these darling all natural bird feeders. The tutorial can be found here!
Orange Rind Feeders
Orange peels have great uses, even in the garden! Here is the tutorial for these lovely orange peel bird feeders.
Toilet Paper Tube
Cover in peanut butter and then roll in bird seed. This simple bird feeder can be made in minutes!
Recycle a milk jug that would otherwise be thrown away. This may not be the best project to tackle with your littles, but would be a lovey backyard edition nevertheless. Tutorial here.
Lego Bird Feeder
Fun Crafts Kids came up with this absolutely incredible bird feeder made out of Legos. Don’t forget to get your little Lego engineer involved.
Recycle an old tea cup, and turn it into a homemade bird feeder. This dainty idea is from Practically Functional.
Mesh Produce Bags
Mesh Produce bags are great for a homemade feeder. Get the tutorial here.
Reuse any old glass jars to make this darling bird feeder, and guess what? This is great for feeding butterflies too! Tutorial here,