Pinecone Bird Feeder

Pinecone Bird Feeder

If you haven't done this bird feeding craft before giveit a try...it's cute and messy....two things kids love!!
Supplies

Pine cones...fully opened older ones..bigger thebetter
Peanut Butter
Shallow pie plate
Sunflower and other bird seeds
String

Take the pine cone...have child apply peanut buttereither with fingers or plastic knife into the layersof the pine cone. This works only with an opened cone.

Roll the pine cone in the seeds in the pie plate.If seeds do not stick...have child place seeds withfingers into the peanut butter. :)

Tie string tightly onto the top of the cone...doingthis after ensures messy lickable fingers.

Hang your peanut butter seed cone outside ina tree or from the bottom of the bird feeder.The birds love it!! So do the children!!

What's nice with this is all ages can do it...myalmost 10 yr old and the four year old both gotinto this!!

About the Author:Cassie Smit of Dezign dotcomhttp://www.dezigndotcom.com Cassie is mom to four children. She works out of her homedesigning web sites, and also does freelance graphic work.

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