Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder Craft

How to Make a Bird Feeder Out of a Cardboard Tube

Making toilet paper roll bird feeder
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All you need to make these simple bird feeders is a toilet paper roll, some string, peanut butter, and bird seed. This project was shared by a visitor named Annie, who claims this is a wonderful project for winter birds. Learn how to make a bird feeder with things you have from around the house. This tutorial will show you the steps you need to make a kids craft bird feeder.

How to Make a Bird Feeder Out of a Cardboard Tube

  • Age Guideline: 3 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.

Materials Needed:

  • Toilet Paper Roll
  • Peanut Butter
  • Bird Seed
  • String
  • Scissors


Cut a piece of string. Next, poke a couple of holes near one end of the toilet paper roll. Now tie the ends of the strings through them.

Smear peanut butter on the empty toilet paper tube all over. Now roll it in bird seed.

Hang your toilet paper roll bird feeder outside in a tree and watch how much the birds enjoy it!

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1. Bagel Bird Feeder: Use a simple bagel to make a bird feeder, adding in a little peanut butter and bird seed, you'll have a fun and functional feeder for the birds!

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3. 10 Cute Birdie Crafts to Make: There are so many fun ways to craft with birds. Using paper, paint, and recycled materials, have fun crafting up cute little birdie crafts.

4. Backyard Crafts and Ideas: Choose any one of these ideas for a little fun in the backyard. Get the kids outdoors and have fun exploring.

Have fun craft up bird crafts for spring!