Friday, April 27, 2012

Feed the Birds

Okay so I am on a bird feeding kick!

I cleaned out the fridge yesterday and found a few forgotten buns and the last pieces of a loaf near the back.  So, we went to a pond nearby to feed the birds.

When we got there, several plump geese came running toward us.  Then the mallard ducks came.  Sure to never miss a free meal, the seagulls flew in, too.

There is nothing like making memories!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Bird Feeders (Continued)

How did the bird feeders go?

We cut them out...

We set them on burls...
We hung them from branches...

...and the animals loved them!

These were so fun to make and the kids had a great time.  I loved seeing how happy a neighborhood squirrel was this morning.  The birds were happy, too!  However, I did have a little bit of trouble.  It could have been me misreading the recipe or the recipe itself but this batch was not very sticky when we cut them out so they fell apart easily.  They dried a little brittle, too.  (See the link to the recipe on my previous post.)  Does anyone know why that is?  Feel free to share your tips!

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Bird Feeders

Sometimes I am at a loss with creating fun new projects for my little ones.  I thought this was a great idea seeing that today is Earth Day.  Since I found this post tonight from dandee, I guess our family will be continuing to observe Earth Day tomorrow.  Stay tuned... I will post pictures!