So you want to do a craft project with your kids but you don’t have the dozen or so things needed to make something amazing? Don’t be intimidated by a materials list! From edible necklaces to easy bird-feeders, here are our five-ingredient-or-fewer faves.

Egg Carton Bird Feeder

Next time you're about to toss an empty egg carton into the trash or recycling bin, stop and read Creative Cubby's easy instructions on how to make an egg carton bird feeder. Your feathered friends will thank you and you'll teach your kids a good lesson on repurposing everyday items.

Want more bird-feeding ideas? Checkout our post on 12 Backyard Bird Feeders that Rock the Treetops.

Materials: Egg carton, string, glue, scissors, bird seed.

photo:  The Creative Cubby

Let us know how your art projects went! 


— Christal Yuen & Melissa Hecksher