Cardboard milk cartons, Cardboard tube, Corrugated cardboard, Brown craft paper or paper bag, Poster board, Spanish moss or excelsior, Paint, 3 or more colors, Small dowel stick 1/8" diameter 1" long, Small embellishments such as birds, ribbon, cording, dried flowers, etc., Rulers, scissors, pencil, paper, paint brush, sponge, glue, needle & threadInstructions:
- Empty, wash and dry 1 pint or quart milk carton. Glue the pour spout closed and cut 1/2" along the top of the milk carton. Cut brown paper to fit around milk carton and glue in place following the folds of the carton.
- Cut desired bird hole from the front of the carton through paper and milk carton. Cut a 4" square of corrugated cardboard and securely glue to bottom of milk carton for a base. Cut one 4" x 6" piece of cardboard, fold gently in half and glue to the top of the milk carton, along the fold and down the slanted sides of the carton.
- Using scissors or knife to poke hole in carton just below where perch would go and glue stick in hole. Paint and embellish your birdhouse as desired using moss, excelsior, small flowers, etc.
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