Home made bird toys

archil

Chirping
7 Years
Nov 6, 2012
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A instructional photo set on how to make your own bird toys, by Garry.

Choose a nice sunny day and find a shady spot to sit


Group craft items gathered from dollar stores, thrift shops, and emporiums at low cost.


Choose your favorite pieces


Using a pipe cleaner like a needle to thread string through beads and bars...




...assemble the toy in any appealing order (also disassemble it when Mommy isn't looking(every time))


Pose for the internet


Test!!










Extra for experts: Be a cutie patootie


Bird toys are really expensive so I like to make my own from any cheap colorful materials I can find.
Do any of you make your own bird toys? Share them. What do you use, where do you get your materials??
Seen any cool bird toys that you want to replicate??
 

chickenfreak101

Chirping
6 Years
Apr 28, 2013
164
4
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Leesburg, FL
Cute! I'll try it and maybe post pics!
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archil

Chirping
7 Years
Nov 6, 2012
145
3
83
I'd bet Garry would love those, he has a thing for straws idk why, he'll fight you if you try to take one away from him!
 

Curtiejlee

Chirping
6 Years
May 17, 2013
130
16
81
Eastern Washington
I invented a toy that promotes preening and foraging behavior and saps destructive tendencies. It's pretty much a toilet paper roll with crinkle paper shreds in it. My birds LOVE it!
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Chickerdoodle13

The truth is out there...
12 Years
Mar 5, 2007
6,820
408
331
Phoenix, AZ
Awesome toy ideas! My 4-h club members made bird toys for a parrot sanctuary out of leftover toy pieces from other toys that had been destroyed. It was a lot of fun and the birds loved them!
 

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