How To Make A Bird Feeder

Watch the video above to find out how to make your own bird feeder or follow the simple steps below.

What you will need:

  • Tub (to do your mixing in)
  • Bird seed mix (available at most large supermarkets)
  • Plant pot or yogurt pot
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Fat e.g. lard, Trex or coconut oil

How to make your bird feeder:

  1. Make a hole in the bottom of your pot using the scissors.
  2. Cut a piece of string to hang your bird feeder and tie a knot on the end or in a bow.
  3. Thread the string through the hole in the pot. Not pulling the whole way through.
  4. Get your mixing tub and pour in enough bird seed to fill your pot.
  5. Add a 2 tablespoons of fat to the seeds.
  6. Mix to coat the seeds in the fat.
  7. Add the mixture to your pot and press down so everything sticks together.
  8. Place in the fridge overnight to harden.
  9. Once hardened push the feeder out of the pot and hang up.

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