How to Make Bird Feeders

Backyard Bird Rescue Bird Feeder

Birds get hungry, too -- and you can help feed them with this Backyard Bird Rescue Bird Feeder.

What You'll Need:

  • Disposable pie pans
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Birdseed
  • Sharp implement for punching holes

Step 1: Gather disposable pie pans, three equal-length pieces of string for each pan, and some birdseed to help keep birds' tiny tummies well fed.

Step 2: Have an adult help you punch holes in the outer edges of the pie pans. To place the holes correctly, imagine the pie pan is a clock face, and punch the holes at the four, eight, and twelve o'clock positions.

Step 3: Feed one end of a string through a hole from the top of the pan to the bottom, and tie a sturdy knot on the bottom side.

Step 4: Repeat with the other strings and holes. Now tie the ends of the strings together at the top of the pan. Repeat the process with the other pie pans.

Step 5: Fill the feeders with birdseed, and have an adult help you hang them from a high branch (safe from neighborhood cats).

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