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Natural Bird Feeder

Natural Bird Feeder

Make a heart shaped bird feeder to feed the birds all winter long.

You will need:                                                                                     heart bird feeder

4 cups bird seed

1 pack unflavored gelatin

1/2 cup hot water

3/4 cup flour

3 tablespoons corn syrup

a straw for making a hole and a piece of ribbon for hanging

Directions:

1. Heat water.

2. Dissolve gelatin in water.                                                      Making bird feeder

3. add flour and birdseed

4. Pour in water and corn syrup

5. Stir well. Mix by hand, if needed.

6. Spread onto wax paper about 1 1/2 inch thick. Using a cookie cutter, press into bird seed. Place shaped bird seed onto a separate plate that is covered with wax paper. Using the straw, poke a hole into the shape near the top. Allow to dry for 6 hours or so and then turn over and allow to dry another 6 hours or so.

7. Tie a ribbon through the hole and hang on a tree branch outside where it is visible from you window.

 

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