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Friday, February 24, 2017

Make a Squirrel Feeder From a Mason Jar



Wide-mouth Mason jar and band
Crafting wire (or strong ribbon)
Spoon with a fairly flat handle
Secure the band on the jar
With the Mason jar upright, hold the spoon against it. The spoon’s handle should be pressed against the side, and its bowl should be up above the top of the jar. This will create a little ledge for the squirrels to stand on
Wrap wire around the jar and spoon handle to secure them together
Find a fence or tree for your feeder. Use more wire to attach it and hold it in place

Squirrel Food walnuts, hickory nuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds and peanuts with the shells on. Make sure you only give them raw, unsalted varieties.

Tip: Make sure you place your feeder where you can see it from a window. Watching the squirrels — and other animals — stop in and feast will be so much fun for the whole family. Meanwhile, your birds will be enjoying their own yummy treats!

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2 comments:

  1. What a great idea. I have lots of wide mouth canning jars sitting around. This would be a great project to do with my grandchildren. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. yes , I love doing projects with grandbabies as well and just think of all the times you can admire the squirrel feeder together
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