Home made bird toys

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by archil, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. archil

    archil Chillin' With My Peeps

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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
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    Group craft items gathered from dollar stores, thrift shops, and emporiums at low cost.
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    Choose your favorite pieces
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    Using a pipe cleaner like a needle to thread string through beads and bars...
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    ...assemble the toy in any appealing order (also disassemble it when Mommy isn't looking(every time))
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    Pose for the internet
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    Test!!
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    Extra for experts: Be a cutie patootie
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    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??
     
  2. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Cute! (Also, reminder to everyone, make sure all parts of the toy are safe. )
     
  3. chickenfreak101

    chickenfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute! I'll try it and maybe post pics! [​IMG]
     
  4. Herp Lover

    Herp Lover Out Of The Brooder

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    I make some of my bird toys. Here are a few that I have made.


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  5. archil

    archil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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!
     
  6. cocatielchick1

    cocatielchick1 New Egg

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    Cool, I have a cockatiel and he loves to bite.
     
  7. Curtiejlee

    Curtiejlee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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    Last edited: Jan 4, 2014
  8. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    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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