No matter how old you are, there’s something fun and awe-inspiring about seeing wildlife up close. While we may not be able to see any safari animals outside our kitchen windows in Boerne, we can still welcome wildlife to our yards. One of the best ways to do this is with bird feeders. But before you go out and buy a bird feeder, take a look at the ones below that you can make right at home.

Toilet Roll Bird Feeder
We can guarantee that every family has an empty toilet paper roll they can use for this bird feeder!

Bagel Bird Feeder
A bird feeder that’s almost entirely edible? Your neighborhood birds will thank you.

Tin Can Bird Feeder
If you have a toddler who loves to paint, this is the bird feeder for you.

Apple Bird Feeder
Another entirely edible bird feeder will make your home the talk of the nests.

Pipe Cleaner Bird Feeder
Pipe cleaners and Cheerios make this DIY bird feeder double as a gross motor development activity.

Plastic Bottle Bird Feeder
This bird feeder is the perfect way to recycle plastic water bottles.

Pinecone Bird Feeder
This DIY bird feeder is classic for a reason…it’s easy and it works!

Orange Bird Feeder
Have an orange for a snack, then make a bird feeder together!

Making bird feeders at home is a great way to engage your toddler’s interest or pique his or her interest in birds. Once birds start visiting your feeder, you can start learning about the different types you see!