14 recycled bird feeder projects for kids to make to teach them about zero waste and feed our feathered friends in the winter months.
Easy Recycled Crafts
My kids make
DIY recycled bird feeders every winter and hang them all around our back yard.
Feeding the birds in the winter can help them because naturally their food sources are limited in the colder months.
easy recycled crafts is a great way to get kids involved in nature and teach them about environmentally friendly projects.
All winter long your kids can watch colorful birds come to feed on their homemade bird feeder.
How To Make Bird Feeder With Waste Material
The best part about making homemade bird feeders is that you can make them with things you already have at home.
It is an especially good lesson to use recycled items to teach your kids how to repurpose things for zero waste.
What Can You Use To Make Bird Feeders?
Here are some recycled items that you can use to make your bird feeder project:
toilet paper roll
old water bottle
The possibilities are endless!
Now check out these DIY bird feeder projects for kids that use waste material.
Making easy recycled crafts with kids is a great way to teach them about how to be friendly to the environment!
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This easy birdfeeder can hold your favorite birdseed mix or black oil sunflower seeds. Make it in just a few minutes with no waste.
These Heart-Shaped Bird Feeder Hearts are an easy DIY way to give a treat to your feathered friends!
Here is how to make a quick and easy milk jug bird feeder with your kids.
This fun pinecone bird feeder craft is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. It’s super easy to make and your child will love watching the birds come by to grab a snack.
These hanging bird feeders are easy to make in any shape using cookie cutters. They're also peanut butter free, making them a great DIY for kids with allergies.
Kids will love decorating coffee mugs to make this adorable bird feeder!
Use up all your extra lollipop sticks with this bird feeder project that will degrade with time, making it environmentally friendly too
Save an empty milk bottle to recycle into a cute bird feeder. Fill it with bird seed, brown sugar mix or fruit for local birds.
Grab a seashell from your summer collection and let your kids have fun making a DIY bridfeeder.
Let your kids make a custom birdfeeder from a recycled milk carton.
These apple feeders are simple to make and a delicious treat for our feathered freinds.
Take a pipe cleaner, shape into a “U” and make a knot on one end. Then feed Cheerios and grapes through the pipe cleaner until the pipe cleaner is almost full. Once full, tie the ends together in a tight know and hang!
This Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder is a simple craft that even toddlers and preschoolers can help make. You can make a couple of them to hang at different heights to attract different animals
Have your child use a recycled water bottle to hold all of bird sseeds in this crafty bridfeeder.
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Let me know in the comments what bird feeder project you decide to make with your kids.
If you have any suggestions for more fun and easy recycled crafts for kids I would love to hear about it in the comments!