Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder

February 16, 2017 by Newsroom Editor

Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder

February 16, 2017 by Newsroom Editor

Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder

Teach your kids the value of recycling by creating our Florida Orange Juice bird feeder. Not only will your kids get to participate in a fun arts and craft activity, but they will be able to recycle their Florida Orange Juice carton into a new home for local birds.

What you’ll need:

  • A Florida Orange Juice carton
  • 1 color of paint
  • Serrated knife
  • Googly eyes
  • 2 plastic bottle lids (orange colored)
  • 2 white bottle caps (for pupils)
  • Popsicle stick
  • Hot glue gun
  • 2 paint brushes
  • Bird seed
  • Twine
  • Hand held hole puncher

Preparation:

  1. Paint Florida Orange Juice carton using two coats of paint for an even color.Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder, How-to
  2. Once dry, use a serrated knife to cut out “tummy and wings” on the bottom half of your Florida
    Orange Juice carton. Keep “wings” slightly attached so they can cover the seeds in the finished bird feeder. Use cut out of the “tummy” portion to cut a triangle shape for the “beak.” Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder, How-to
  3. Attach bottle tops for “eyes” and triangle shape for “beak” using a hot glue gun. Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder, How-to
  4. Place bird seed in bottom of feeder. Punch a hole on top of bird feeder, hang and enjoy. Florida Orange Juice Carton Bird Feeder, How-to

Fun Tip:

  • Try using different colors and accessories to add your personal style to each bird feeder.
  • Place feeders throughout your yard to attract more birds.

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