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Mason Jar Bird Feeder – Easy DIY Bird Feeder

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If you’re looking for a super simple and fun craft that you and your child can create together, you’re going to love the look and ease of this Mason Jar Bird Feeder. Helping to feed the birds and being able to bird watch right outside your window is a win.

Not only does it take just a few minutes to put together, but it’s great to be able to feed the birds in your area too. And it teaches your kids compassion for other living things.

Put this homemade bird feeder on your priority list for a super fun activity to do together as a family!

Homemade Bird Feed

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

Mason Jar Bird Feeder

All you have to do is use a Mason jar or other recycled jar, wood or sturdy twig, and rope, you can make a bird feeder that’ll keep backyard birds healthy and well-fed all year long.

I’ve been down the road of buying bird feeder after bird feeder before and for the most part, there are only a couple that ever last. So now we just create are own all the time.

This month, we’re creating a homemade bird feeder jar so that we can ensure that it’s built to last and it’s awesome! The creation of this DIY bird feeder is really quite easy to do and it’s certain to look adorable hanging off of your porch or tree in the yard.

How to Make a Bird Feeder out of a Jar

What you will need to make your homemade bird feeder 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!

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This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

How to Make A Bird Feeder

Gather up the simple supplies listed below to get started. And you can use recyclable materials which makes this even better.

Homemade Bird Feeder

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

Create a line of glue down the center of one side of the jar. Place the dowel over the glue. Also, place the end of the jute twine in the glue. Allow drying completely.

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

Wrap the jute cord or twine around the jar and dowel. When the jar is covered to your liking, tie off the jute twine and cut the end.

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

Use two additional pieces of jute twine (approximately 36 inches long each) to wrap around the jar’s mouth. Repeat at the bottom (wrapping around the dowel to help hold it securely).

If desired, thread the twine at the mouth of the jar with pony beads. Repeat at the bottom of the jar.

DIY Bird Feeder

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

Bring the twine from the mouth and bottom of the jar together and knot well to create a place for the bird feeder to hang.

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

Fill the jar about halfway with birdseed. Hang from a tree, clothesline, fence, or plant hanger.

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This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

These birdseed ornaments are so easy to make and they look gorgeous hanging around the yard.

Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food.

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This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

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This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

This Mason Jar Bird Feeder is a great idea for a simple and fun craft that is perfect for all ages! Whether you are looking for an activity for Earth Day, spring, summer, fall or winter homemade bird feeders are perfect for learning about birds and helping your feathered friends find food. We have THE BEST BIRD SEED ORNAMENTS and HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS Here

DIY Mason Jar Bird Feeder

Mason Jar Bird Feeder

This DIY Mason Jar Bird Feeder craft is perfect for Spring!

Ingredients
  • Mason jar or pasta jar, clean and dry
  • 1 wooden dowel (approximately ¼ to ½ inch diameter and at least 10 inches long)
  • Jute twine
  • Clear or red pony beads, optional
  • Birdseed
  • Gorilla glue
  • Scissors
Instructions
  1. Create a line of glue down the center of one side of the jar. Place the dowel over the glue.

  2. Also place the end of the jute twine in the glue. Allow to dry completely.

  3. Wrap the jute cord around the jar and dowel. When the jar is covered to your liking, tie off the jute twine and cut the end.

  4. Use two additional pieces of jute twine (approximately 36 inches long each) to wrap around the jar’s mouth.

  5. Repeat at the bottom (wrapping around the dowel to help hold it securely).

  6. If desired, thread the twine at the mouth of the jar with pony beads. Repeat at the bottom of the jar.

  7. Bring the twine from the mouth and bottom of the jar together and knot well to create a place for the bird feeder to hang.

  8. Fill the jar about halfway with birdseed.

  9. Hang from a tree, clothesline, fence, or plant hanger.

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