How to Make Bird Feeders With Peanut Butter and Pine Cones

Want to entice birds into your backyard so that your family can observe and nurture them?

Make them a snack! It’s a quick and easy way to enjoy nature’s creatures all year long.

In this article, I’ll show you how to make a simple bird feeder with your kids that will keep your feathered friends fed and happy—in 10 minutes or less.

Learn how to make a simple bird feeder with your kids that will keep your feathered friends fed and happy.

Why Make a Bird Feeder?

This quick project is a fun way to spend time together as a family and teach your kids to appreciate wildlife right in your own backyard.

As the weather changes, some bird species migrate away, others visit your area while migrating through and still others stay close to home to stick out the winter months. With this project, you can help feed local and traveling birds any time of year.

My kids love being able to look out the window, even days after we hung our bird feeders, and watch the birds eating. It gives them a sense of satisfaction and fosters stewardship to see that they can help the creatures find something to eat when the snow on the ground would otherwise make that difficult.

And it’s always fun to get your hands dirty!

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How to Make Stained Glass Kids’ Art With Fall Leaves

Do your kids like to collect pretty autumn leaves?

Looking for a way to bring the warmth of fall’s colors indoors?

Want to plan a fun family activity that only takes minutes?

Turn mementos from a fall nature walk into a lasting memory you’ll enjoy through the winter with a 10-minute project you and your kids will love.

In this article I’ll show you how to create homemade “stained glass” from colorful fall leaves in 3 easy steps.

How to turn mementos from a fall nature walk into a lasting memory you'll enjoy through the winter with a leaf project you and your kids will love.

Why Make Stained Glass Leaf Art?

There’s something fascinating about autumn leaves: to see something that was verdant just a few weeks ago magically transformed into bright yellows, deep oranges, rich reds and dark browns is mesmerizing to a child—or anyone, if you stop to think about it for a minute.

It’s great fun to take a walk with your family in search of the prettiest fall leaves, hearing the dry ones crunch underfoot as you look up into the canopy.

Fall leaf stained glass gives you a way to preserve the lovely leaves you gather and enjoy their colors long after the trees have gone bare.

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How to Turn Your Backyard Into a Water Park

Are your kids begging for a trip to the water park?

Want a fun alternative without the crowds, money and worry?

If you have a backyard, you have the makings of a water park!

In this article, I’ll show you how to create your own fun with a wet and wild sunny-day adventure your family will enjoy right in your own backyard.

Backyard water park: use your imagination and supplies to create wet and wonderful water challenges your kids will love right in your backyard.

Why a Backyard Water Park?

Did you ever run through the sprinklers as a child?

There’s something about the combination of water and grass on a hot day that is irresistible to kids.

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