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Make an Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder Craft

Make an Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder Craft

This Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder craft is so easy and fun for kids of all ages to make! You’ll give the birds a snack all winter long.

ice cream cone bird feeder

Over the last few months, we have been having a ton of fun watching the birds in our yard. We’re finding blue birds, cardinals, finches and more.

As the weather is getting cooler, we thought these easy sugar cone bird feeders would be a fun activity to make for our bird friends. They’re super easy for kids of all ages to make.

We are always looking for screen free fun or ways to keep the kids entertained on rainy or cold days, so I think you will find this to be the perfect activity.

ice cream cone bird feeder

How to Make this Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder Craft

ice cream cone bird feeder

You will need:

ice cream sugar cones
birdseed
jute cord
peanut butter

Carefully cut the tips off of your sugar cones, creating an opening just large enough for the jute to get through.

ice cream cone bird feeder
ice cream cone bird feeder
ice cream cone bird feeder

Coat the cones with a thin, even layer of peanut butter.

ice cream cone bird feeder

Roll the cone in bird seed.

ice cream cone bird feeder

Cut a piece of jute cord to a desired length, tie a knot in the bottom half of the cord.

Slide the cone down, wide side down, over the cord and let the cone rest on the knot.

Tie a loop at the top for hanging.

Place your Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder outside for your bird friends to enjoy all winter long.

ice cream cone bird feeder
How to Make an Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder

How to Make an Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder

Yield: 1
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: easy

This Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder craft is so easy and fun for kids of all ages to make! You'll give the birds a snack all winter long.

Materials

  • ice cream sugar cones 

  • birdseed
  • 
jute cord
  • 
peanut butter

Tools

  • Scissors
  • butter knife

Instructions

    1. Carefully cut the tips off of your ice cream cones, creating an opening just large enough for the jute to get through. 
    2. Coat the cones with a thin, even layer of peanut butter.
    3. Roll the cone in bird seed. 
    4. Cut a piece of jute cord to a desired length, tie a knot in the bottom half of the cord.
    5. Slide the cone down, wide side down, over the cord and let the cone rest on the knot. 
    6. Tie a loop at the top for hanging. 
    7. Place your sugar cone bird feeder outside for your bird friends. 

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