Repurpose all those plastic eggs by making this adorable Easter and spring craft for kids- birdseed egg shakers. Once the kids are done using their homemade instruments for all kinds of fun sensory play, they can sprinkle the birdseed around outside!
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I’m always looking for fun ways to reuse those plastic eggs that seem to appear in mass amounts around Easter. (Last year we used our plastic eggs to paint!)
We thought it would be super fun to turn this year’s plastic eggs into adorable baby birds. Not only did we make these cute little chicks, but we filled the plastic eggs with birdseed to make egg shakers! The kids loved that when they were done using the egg shakers, they were able to open the eggs and sprinkle birdseed all around the backyard! (This post contains affiliate links.)
Birdseed Egg Shakers
Materials for Birdseed Egg Shakers
Directions for Birdseed Egg Shakers
2. Cut out some felt wings, tummy, and beak for your bird.
3. Glue the felt pieces to your egg using liquid glue. (We used Tacky Glue since it’s nice and thick.)
4. Glue on two google eyes.
5. Cut some yarn to glue on the top of your baby chick.
Now you’re ready to play! Head outside and make all kinds of music with your egg shakers. When you’re finished, you can scatter the birdseed around outside and enjoy some birdwatching in your own backyard!