Third in our “bird feeders for kids to make” series is a craft stick bird feeder. This feeder is simple to make, but it will take a little longer than the other two designs in the series.
Webelos can use this project to attract birds to their backyards. Identifying and tracking the birds they see during a week’s time will complete Requirement 5 for the Naturalist activity badge.
Tigers and Wolves will fulfill electives with a bird feeder project. Tigers can mark off Elective 32, and Wolf Cub Scouts get credit for Elective 13. The project also completes Bear Cub Scout Requirement 5B.
With this design, the boys are basically making a platform for the bird seed. The idea came from Do Something Creative Daily. You’ll need craft sticks, glue, string, shortening or peanut butter and bird seed…
Welcome to part 2 of our bird feeders for kids to make series. Part 1 explained how to make a very simple feeder using a toilet paper roll. In this part, we’ll cover how to construct a bird feeder from a soda bottle.
Homemade bird feeders fulfill Tiger Elective 32, Wolf Elective 13 and Bear Requirement 5B. Boys could also use them as gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or a parent’s birthday. Studying and tracking the birds that come to your backyard fulfills the Webelos Naturalist Activity Badge requirement 5…
Simple bird feeders are a great craft for Cub Scouts to make during a den meeting. There are many different bird feeder designs, so it will be easy to find one that works for your Cub Scout den. This is the first in a three part series to share some of those designs with you. The article
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