Hanging DIY Bird Feeder

Hanging DIY Bird Feeder

What You'll Need:

Jumbo Craft Sticks
Quick Dry Tack Glue®
Jute
Scissors

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner 
Approximate Time: 15 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Hanging DIY Bird Feeder


Fill your yard with feathered friends that will definitely want to hang around when you make this Hanging DIY Bird Feeder! This project is perfect for the youngest aviary enthusiasts - kids of all ages can use colorful craft sticks to create their feeder, then help hang it and spend the entire summer bird watching!
 
  • 1 Lay out sticks

    Lay out 7 craft sticks to create a base.

  • 2 Secure 2 sticks

    Glue 2 sticks to opposite ends of the base, securing all sticks together.

  • 3 Glue sticks along edges

    Carefully flip the base over and glue 1 stick along each of the edges that have the rounded stick ends.

  • 4 Stack & secure sticks

    Add dots of glue to all 4 corners and start stacking sticks in a log cabin style, gluing each corner in place. Continue for 6 layers.

  • 5 Let dry

    Let dry completely.

  • 6 Knot jute loop

    Cut 2, 36" pieces of jute. Fold both pieces in half and overhand knot the loose ends together. Overhand knot the folded end to create a loop.

  • 7 Place feeder

    Place feeder in jute holder.