Pine Cone & Peanut Butter Animal Feeder

Summer is the perfect time to try this Pine Cone Animal Feeder!  The weather is nice and the animals are out, take advantage of this easy kid friendly activity and teach your kids a lesson about nature.

  • What You’ll Need for the Pine Cone & Peanut Butter Animal Feeder:

– A pine cone

– Peanut butter

– Bird seed

– String or ribbon

  • How to Make the Pine Cone & Peanut Butter Animal Feeder:

– Tie your string to the top of your pine cone.  Make sure it’s long enough to use for hanging later.

– Lather your pine cone in peanut butter.

– Roll your pine cone in bird seed.

– Hang outdoors.

  • Ideas For Your Pine Cone & Peanut Butter Animal Feeder:

– Hang near a window so the kids can watch when animals come to taste their treat.

– Give your kids a coloring pad and have them draw the animals they see at the feeder.

– Use your encyclopedia to look up the animals your kids saw at the feeder, make this a launching point for teaching about local wildlife.

{photo source; with permission}

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