Pine Cone Bird Feeder

This is a fun and easy activity to do with children of all ages.


  • Large pine cone
  • Peanut butter
  • Paper plate or aluminum foil
  • Spoon
  • Birdseed
  • String, ribbon, or thin wire


  1. Attach string to the top of the pine cone and wrap it tightly.
  2. Use spoon to spread peanut butter on pine cone; don’t forget the hard to reach places.
  3. Pour birdseed onto plate; roll and press seed on pine cone until well covered.
  4. Optional: tie a bow to the top of pine cone for extra flair.
  5. Hang it from a tree where you can see the birds enjoying your treat.