Fall Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Dear Readers,

Last fall, my therapy team and I put together a simple craft for our patients. Most of them enjoy being outdoors and working with their hands, so this activity worked perfectly!

Here is a list of the items needed:

  1. Opened pine cones
  2. String
  3. Peanut butter
  4. Oatmeal
  5. Birdseed mix
  6. Disposable tablecloths (this can get messy)
  7. Aluminum tins



First: Tie a string around the pine cones.

Second: Mix peanut butter with oatmeal.

Third: Spread the mixture thoroughly/evenly onto the pine cone.

Fourth: Pour the bird seed into the aluminum tin, and roll the pine cone until completely covered.

Fifth: Hang your bird feeder on a tree branch for the neighborhood birds to feast.




Hope you enjoy this activity as much as we did!


Brittany Fontenot, M.A., CCC-SLP


See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are.

1 John 3:1

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