Heart-Shaped Popcorn Birdfeeder

These pretty little hearts couldn't be more simple to make, and the fact that they will feed the birds will surely make young crafters happy!

  1. Ages: 3 - 8

  2. <30 minutes

  3. A little messy

  4. Grownup needed

Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    I came up with this idea a few years ago. Maddie likes it because sometimes stringing long strands of popcorn and berries can be a bit exhausting for a little girl, but she does so love to make things for her animal friends!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Cut a length of wire about 12-15 inches long.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Bend one end of the wire to make a stopping point for your strand.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    String on your popcorn. Make sure to eat any pieces that fall of your wire...very important!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    All the way to the end...

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  • Done!

    Then we shaped the heart and bent the ends together to close it. You may choose to hang it with the end of the wire or put a pretty ribbon on it. Happy Valentine's Day!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

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