Make a Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Turn a milk carton into a handmade bird feeder with only a few household supplies!

Materials

  • Empty milk carton
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Permanent marker
  • Birdseed
  • Yarn or string
  • Sharpened pencil
  • Small twig

Directions

  1. Paint an empty milk carton one solid color.
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2. Once the paint dries, cut out a rectangle opening near the top of the carton.

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3. Decorate your bird feeder with a marker.

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4. Poke holes through the top sides of the carton and insert a string for hanging.

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5. Fill the inside of the milk carton with birdseed.

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6. Poke a pencil in the base to form a hole, then insert a twig for a perch.

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