Make some Bird Treats!

(taken from http://www.familycorner.com/ - check it out, there is so much stuff there!)

* 1 slice of sandwich bread for each hanger
(perfect use for stale bread you are about to toss!)
* Cookie cutter or Paring knife
* Yarn or other strong piece of string or cord
* Peanut butter or Vegetable shortening
* Wild bird seed

Use a cookie cutter to create shapes from slices of sandwich bread.

Let bread sit on the counter until dried out.

Line a plate with bird seed.

Use a toothpick or wooden skewer to poke a hole through the bread for the string.
Be sure that you leave enough room above the hole so that it doesn't tear.

Thread string through the hole and gently tie in a knot.

Spread both sides of bread shape with peanut butter.

Coat with bird seed by laying it on the bird seed lined plate and turning over to coat thoroughly.

1/2 Large Orange or Grapefruit
*Scrape fruit out and eat for snack. Use skewer to poke three holes along rim about 1/2'' from top. Thread & hand with string or twine. Fill with birdseed.

Go on a nature walk with your child to collect pine cones (bigger the better). Smear with Peanut Butter and roll in Bird Seed. Tie a string and hang from tree!

Hang your creation outside within view of your window!

My daughter loves watching the birds!

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