Plants & Kids
Pinecone Bird Feeders
Mary Jane Frogge, Nebraska Extension Associate
Pinecone Bird Feeders
A wonderful winter treat for the birds. Image by Mary Jane Frogge, Nebraska Extension Associate.


  • large pinecones
  • cotton string
  • peanut butter
  • bird seed
  • spoon


Tie 8-inch string around pinecone and then make a loop so you can hang the pinecone feeder on the tree.

With a spoon, scoop and press the peanut butter on the pinecone, carefully pushing the peanut butter under the pinecone scales.

Roll the peanut butter pinecone in birdseed.

Hang the pinecone birdseed feeder on a tree.

Gardening activity for children, kids and youth.

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