Apple Bird Feeder

Invite birds to visit your home by making this easy homemade Apple Bird Feeder! Homemade bird feeders are always fun to make and it is so exciting seeing birds come to eat from the feeder you have made. 

Apple bird feeder


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Making a homemade bird feeder may sound rather tricky, but don't let that fool you; it's SO easy! 

Just follow our simple step by step DIY bird feeder directions and before you know it, you've made a cute bird feeder. Kids will love to make their own apple bird feeder and see little birds visiting their back yard and enjoying the feast they have prepared.

This apple bird feeder is a great activity for kids to make,  not just to have tons of fun enjoying some time outdoors, but also it can help your kids take an interest in nature. You can use this craft to talk to them about birds, seasons, trees, and more!

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How to Make a Homemade Apple Bird Feeder

Apple Bird Feeder - Supplies:

  • 1 apple
  • birdseed
  • peanut butter
  • jute cord
  • 1 straw

Homemade Apple Bird Feeder - Instructions:

STEP 1: Prep your supplies.

Get your apples ready! 

Take your apples and clean them. Then, slice them horizontally and use the straw to make a hole right through the centre of each slice.

homemade apple bird feeder

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STEP 2:  Cut the string.

Cut a jute cord string, making sure it'll be long enough for hanging each apple slice. Keep this aside for later. 

adding string to an apple bird feeder

STEP 3: Add the peanut butter.

Take the apple slices and cover each one with a thin layer of peanut butter and then press the apple slices into the birdseed to coat the peanut butter with the bird seed mix.

peanut butter apple bird feeder

homemade apple bird feeder

homemade bird feeder

STEP 4: Put your apple bird feeder together.

Grab the jute cord and run it through the hole of each apple slice. Continue by hanging the slices separately somewhere outdoors, or alternatively you can tie them together.

Apple bird feeder

Two or three apple slices per string work well! You can also add apple slices to your string. 

Homemade bird feeder

Head to the backyard and enjoy watching the birds feed from your homemade apple bird feeder. 

easy homemade bird feeder

Once the birds are fed if you have any apples left why not use them to make an apple charcuterie board as a tasty treat. Simply slice apples, add dips and toppings and dig in! It's not fair if the birds get all the treats! 

Apple bird feeder. Easy homemade bird feeder for kids to make.

Kids will love making their own homemade bird feeders whilst enjoying a bit of outdoor time and the birds will be delighted with their new apple bird feeder, so it's a win-win! ENJOY!

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