Milk Jug Bird Feeder Earth Day Kids Craft

6 Materials
1 Hour

This milk jug bird bird feeder is a great craft for kids to make this spring. Wild birds will flock to your yard for a tasty snack out of this recycled plastic jug. Teach kids about recycling and learn about nature. This is a great project for Earth day or just if you have bored kids at home who need a fun art project.

Watch the video to learn how to make the milk jug bird feeder

Check out my daughter, Chloe making her bird feeder and then follow the steps below to make your own.

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Cut holes in the sides of the jug

Wash and clean the jug out and let it dry. Use a knife or scissors to cut holes in all four sides of the jug. Adults should do this part.

Paint the jug with craft paint

Use acrylic paint to paint designs onto the bird feeder. Use non-toxic waterproof paint. Let it dry completely.

Attach the string

Poke holes in the lid and feed the string through. Tie it in place screw the top back on.

Add bird seed

Pour bird seed into the bottom of the milk jug.

Hang up the bird feeder

Hang the bird feeder up by the string and wait for birds to arrive. You can poke a stick into the jug if you want a perch for the birds to stand on otherwise the birds will sit inside the bird feeder and eat.

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Adrienne Carrie Hubbard | Crafty Little Gnome
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