If you’re looking for a fun and easy project to do with your preschooler, this simple bird feeder craft is perfect! Not only will they have a blast making it, but they’ll also love watching the birds come to eat. This is a great activity to do on a sunny day.
This toddler-friendly bird feeder craft is perfect for little ones who love crafting. Plus, it’s a great way to teach them about nature and the importance of taking care of our environment. So gather your supplies and get started!
All you need is two simple supplies and some creativity, and you’ll have a beautiful bird feeder to hang in your backyard.
There’s something truly special about doing crafts with your child. It’s a chance to watch their imaginations come to life as they create something unique and beautiful.
And it’s also an opportunity to bond with them and create lasting memories. For me, there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing the delighted look on a toddler’s face when they finish a project, whether it’s a simple bird feeder craft or a fun coloring page.
Crafting with toddlers is also a great way to encourage their creativity and help them develop fine motor skills. So, if you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your preschooler, I highly recommend giving this bird feeder craft a try.
Easy Bird Feeder Craft for Preschoolers
Kids will love this fun cereal bird feeder and it makes for an amazingly simple quick activity! This easy preschool craft is a great way for kids to connect with nature and is a fun way to strengthen those fine motor skills!
This simple bird feeder craft is a lot of fun for kids and the perfect year-round activity – especially in winter when there is snow on the ground! I’ve done this craft several times with my girls and I’ve even done this as an activity for Children’s Ministry. I have to say, that older kids enjoy making this homemade bird feeder, too!
Ways to Use this Bird Feeder Craft
This bird feeder craft is a great way to add a personal touch to your homeschool lessons. You can use it as a way to introduce your child to the concept of bird-watching, or you can use it as a way to teach them about the importance of taking care of their feathered friends.
Not only can they learn about the different types of birds that can visit their feeder, but they’ll also gain an understanding of how to be kind to animals.
The project can be used as part of a lesson on what different birds eat, their habitats, or even the life cycle of a bird. And when it’s time to head outside, the finished product makes a great addition to your yard.
More Ways to Use this Bird Feeder Craft for Preschoolers
- For the preschooler, this craft helps develop their fine motor skills.
- You could make a pattern with the colors.
- If you use Fruit Loops or Fruity Cherrios, this craft would work for as part of a rainbow activity/ unit or for St. Patrick’s Day.
Bird Feeder Craft with Cherrios or Fruit Loops
You can print the instructions for this easy craft project at the bottom of the post!
- pipe cleaners
- cheerios or fruit loops
Step 1. Loop off one end of the pipe cleaner into an eye hoop.
Step 2. Thread cheerios and fruit loops on.
Step 3. Once fully threaded secure loose end on to eye hoop and mold into the desired shape.
Step 5. Hang outside for the birds to enjoy!
Books About Birds to Read
- National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America
- Birds, Nests & Eggs (Take Along Guides)
- About Birds: A Guide for Children, 2nd edition
More Spring Resources
- Paper Bag Bird’s Nest Craft | Easy Craft for Spring
- Spring Observations for Kids: A Fun Nature Study Printable
- Barred Owl | Nature Study Ideas for Homeschooling
- Backyard Nature Study
I hope you enjoy making this simple bird feeder craft with your preschooler! If you decide to make one, be sure to share a picture with me on Instagram (tag @astorybookday). I’d love to see it!
- pipe cleaners
- Cheerios or fruit loops
- Loop off one end of the pipe cleaner into an eye hoop.
- Thread cheerios and fruit loops on.
- Once fully threaded secure loose end on to eye hoop and mold into the desired shape. Hang outside for the birds to enjoy!