13 Ways to Build a Bird Feeder from Milk Jug
Bird lovers are going to treasure this article due to its sheer simplicity and eco-friendliness. That is not to mention, ample bird watching guaranteed!
Teach children the importance of recycling and bird feeding with the help of this interesting project.
This milk jar bird feeder has been given a quirky look owing to the creative spirit of a little girl who decked it up with washable markers. Note the use of a bright red ribbon to hang the jar.
Painting and decoupaging with fabric lends a unique touch to this beautiful bird feeder.
This fun project involves cutting large, almost rectangular holes at the two sides of a gallon milk jar, poking a few holes at the bottom for rain drainage and threading a wire through two holes made at the top for hanging the feeder from a branch.
Just scroll down the above-linked post to find the instructions in the end.
A wooden dowel was used as a perch for the winged visitors of the neighborhood who would find a cozy shelter in this milk jug feeder filled with delicious treats, during the chilly winter months.
A permanent marker was used to sketch the red blooms on the milk jug. Stack up a treasure of dried fruits inside to give your winged friends some respite in the snow.
Next time you finish a McDonald’s Happy Meals for dinner, you will think twice before trashing the milk jugs that come with it. It provides a brilliant reason for the different species of birds to pay you a visit.
Kids are going to love to be a part of this fun craft. They will equally enjoy the fruits of their efforts when they can do bird watching to their heart’s content.
In this DIY, a knife was used to cut circular holes in the opposite walls of a milk jug. A hole punch created a couple of tiny holes allowing passage of a skewer that acts as the perch for the birds.
In this tutorial, after cutting out the circles, the edges were covered with masking tape to give a neat finish. A twig plays the role of a natural perch.
The milk jars used here as bird feeders have their caps on as they hang from tree branches by strings. You will get further details of the steps on clicking the bold heading above.
Check out the linked article for the building directions of the milk jug bird feeder that can easily be done by kids.
Get a sneak peek at the different avian species in your area from the cozy comfort of your room by means of these creative bird feeders.
Published on August 12th 2016 by Peyton Derrida