Feed the birds, tuppence a bag

Did you know it’s Feed the Birds Day on October 24th? How about making a simple bird feeder and giving them a tasty treat?
groove bulb bird feeder (1)
All you need is a cardboard tube, bird feed, peanut butter and string.
groove bulb bird feeder (3)
Spread peanut butter all over the cardboard tube and roll it in the bird feed.
groove bulb bird feeder (4)
We poured the bird feed into a plastic container so the seed didn’t go everywhere.

 

We cut a length of string and threaded it through the tube and tied a knot in the two ends. Then we headed out to the garden and  hung it on a branch.
groove bulb bird feeder (5)
Our cardboard tube was recycled from a Groovebulb who produce super eco-friendly LED’s for the home that are 85% more efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs and contain no mercury. Groovebulbs come on instantly and shine with a clear, high quality light available in two shades to best suit your space. For more information take a look here.
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3 Responses to Feed the birds, tuppence a bag

  1. No I didn’t realise it was Feed the Birds Day coming up….
    What a lovely thing to make….So simple :) x
    Kim Carberry recently posted..Our Weekly Meal Plan!! – #mealplanningmonday

  2. Pingback: Upcycle Challenge: Bird feeder! | Groovebulb Blog

  3. Ah! I love that song! Now I want to bunk off work for the afternoon and watch Mary Poppins :-)
    Slummy single mummy recently posted..Little Wedding Space

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