Thanksgiving is a time to gather and be grateful for friends and family. Many Americans celebrate this holiday by getting stuffed with traditional food like turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. While we’re warm and cozy inside enjoying seconds of Grandma’s famous cranberry sauce, the birds want food too! This Thanksgiving wreath is a great way to decorate for this holiday when you’re hosting everyone this year and feed the birds at the same time! Get your DIY fix with this fun craft that both your dinner guests and feathered friends will enjoy.
Get started with our easy, step-by-step instructions for this DIY Thanksgiving wreath bird feeder.
Step 1: Gather all the supplies and ingredients
Items you’ll need:
● Wooden letters that spell out T-H-A-N-K-S. Wooden letters can be found at a craft store.
● Kaytee Bird Seed - Choose a seed that fits with your region to attract November birds in your area. Explore all the bird food options on our website.
● Kaytee Corn on the Cob
● Peanut butter
● String or twine
● Wreath made from sticks or other brush. This can be found at a home décor store or repurpose a wreath you have left over from old decorations.
Step 2: Measure out needed number of cobs
Measure out how many corn cobs fit on your wreath and space them out how you’d like it to look before starting the wreath. By doing this, you’ll have the exact amount needed depending on the size of wreath you’ve picked.
Step 3: Tie the cobs to the wreath
Step 4: Cover in peanut butter and place seeds on the letters
Step 5: Tie the letters to the wreath
Step 6: Bring your wreath outside