Thanksgiving Crafts

Birdie's Thanksgiving House

Let the birds have a Thanksgiving feast, too.
Let the birds have a Thanksgiving feast, too.

Give your local birds something to be thankful for by building them a Thanksgiving birdhouse.

What You'll Need:

  • Milk carton
  • Waterproof paint
  • Wooden dowel or craft stick
  • Glue
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Bird seed

Everyone loves a Thanksgiving feast -- even birds.

Wash and dry a large milk carton. On one side, trace and cut out a round hole big enough for a bird to pop through.

Glue a dowel or craft stick below the hole so the birds will have a place to sit outside their house.

Now paint the birdhouse in pretty colors. Write the words "Thanksgiving House" on the sides if you want.

Fill the bottom of the birdhouse with bird seed. Then have an adult poke a hole in the top. Thread the hole with strong string, and tie it to a tree branch that is easy to see from your window. Watch the birds come and celebrate!

You'll probably have a lot of drawings and art work from all of your holiday crafts. Show them off using the magnets you'll learn about next.

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