Feed the Birds

Birds are hungry all year, just like us! Let's make a hanging bird feeder to attract songbirds in the winter, including cardinals, chickadees, nuthatches and finches. Instructions/recipe, along with varying kinds of wild bird seed* will be included.

*seeds included may have come in contact with peanuts, sunflower seeds, and other allergens.

For children in grades K - 3.

This kit includes:

  • Feed the Birds: Contents List
  • Bird Seed Cookies Instructions
  • 3 types of birdseed* (*golden safflower, black oil sunflower, millet; may have come in contact with peanuts through processing)
  • Samples of birding flashcards (from Backyard Birds Flash Cards, Eastern & Central North America, put out by the Cornell Lab)
  • Short guide to common Minnesota backyard songbirds
  • Minnesota Birds coloring pages
  • Envelope of plain gelatin
  • Animal shaped cookie cutter
  • Small skein of yarn
  • Feed the Birds: Book List

This program is funded with money from the Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries.  

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