The birds in your neighborhood will be rejoicing when they discover these peanut butter bird treats! It’s one of the easiest peanut butter bird treat recipes out there and once your child gets done making them, you’ll understand why!
The best thing about this bird seed treats recipe is it’s kid-friendly as well. This means that you can sit around the table as a family and make some awesome homemade bird feeders.
Bird Seed Ornaments
Easy Peanut Butter Bird Treats
Just in time for Spring, the birds will love their bird treats just waiting for them to enjoy!
Don’t delay any longer… it’s time to make these fun DIY birdseed ornaments!
Homemade Bird Seed Ornaments
Feeding the birds is always fun. But when you’re a child and you suddenly have the ability to convince the birds to come closer to your house by creating birdseed ornaments, it’s a fun and wonderful memory to have.
And if you already have some stale bread just lying around your house, this DIY bird feeder is a no-brainer! It smells great too so be aware that it might also attract some squirrels as well.
Since you only need 5 simple ingredients to make these homemade bird feeders, they’re really simple to do.
Is Peanut Butter Good for Birds?
YES! Peanut butter is a nutritious treat, it’s high in calories and fat which gives birds energy. In fact, there are lots of birds that enjoy peanut butter.
Homemade Bird Feeders
What you will need to make your Easy DIY Bird Feeders is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!
How to Make a Bird Feeder
To get started, gather up your supplies. (always a good idea to gather them all BEFORE you start your project just to make certain you’re not missing anything!)
Supplies needed for these birdseed ornaments:
Your kids will love making the entire birdseed ornament by themselves.
DIY Bird Feeder
When choosing the cookie cutter shapes, have fun! They can really be of anything that you want!
Start by using the cookie cutters to cut out the middle of the bread.
Once you’ve got the shapes cut out, you’re going to want to carefully poke a pipe cleaner through each shape and then twist the ends together.
Once that is complete, take and spread peanut butter over each shape and then place the peanut butter side down into a bowl of birdseed. Make certain that you press down firmly but gently to coat the entire shape.
You’re only going to be doing one side as per this recipe, but if you really wanted to try both sides, go for it! It just might be a little bit messy but what’s the harm in that?
DIY Birdseed Ornaments
They’re the perfect size to hang outside without worry.
Once you’ve coated the side, remove and it’s ready to hang on a fence, tree, or plant hook.
They’re the super simple DIY bird treats!
If you only coat one side, hanging from the fence is a great idea since only one side will be accessible.
We used thumb tacks to hang them because all of the kids wanted to make them which means we had a lot to hang. It worked really well since they go in easy and don’t leave a big hole.
You can also use plant hangers if you want to always have a few to hang your bird feeders on to.
And hanging them side by side gives the birdies a chance to dine with a friend!
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Peanut Butter Bird Treats Recipes
This Peanut Butter Bird Treat recipe is so much fun to make!
- 2 Pieces of Stale Bread
- Peanut Butter
- Cookie Cutters
- 2 Pipe Cleaners
Use cookie cutters to cut out the middle of the bread.
Carefully poke a pipe cleaner through each shape and twist the ends
Spread peanut butter over each shape, then place the peanut butter
side down into a bowl of bird seed. Press down firmly but gently to
coat the entire shape.
Remove and it’s ready to hang on a fence, tree, or plant hook.
Enjoy watching the birds come!