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DIY Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder

DIY Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder

These easy-to-make ice cream cone bird feeders are perfect for any backyard, and they’re a great activity for bird lovers!

Looking for a fun and easy bird feeder craft? Why not make an ice cream cone bird feeder! This is a great way to get the kids involved in nature, and it’s also a lot of fun to watch wild birds feast on your creation. 

These easy-to-make ice cream cone bird feeders are perfect for any backyard, and they’re a fun project for the kids of all ages (and the adults too)!

ice cream cone bird feeder

Homemade bird feeders are a fun winter activity in the cold winter months or the perfect activity to do during a weekend of showers.

All you need is a few simple supplies, and you can be on your way to creating a beautiful feeding station for your feathered friends. 

ice cream cone bird feeder

How to Make an Ice Cream Cone Bird Feeder Craft

You will need:

ice cream cone bird feeder

Directions

Carefully cut the top of the ice cream cone (the pointed end of the ice cream cone) to create an opening just large enough for a piece of twine to get through.

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

Coat the outside of the cone with a thin, even layer of peanut butter using craft sticks or a butter knife.

ice cream cone bird feeder

Pour the bird seed onto a paper plate or bowl.

Roll the cone into the bowl of bird seed.

ice cream cone bird feeder

Cut a piece of string 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.

Hang your feeder from a tree branch or window sill and wait for the feathered guests to arrive.

ice cream cone bird feeder

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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
These easy-to-make ice cream cone bird feeders are perfect for any backyard, and they're a great activity for bird lovers!

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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