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Butterfly Feeder

How to make the butterfly feeder:

Punch 4 holes in the lid, as evenly spread out as possible. Tie one end of each strand of yarn between the hole and the edge of the lid.

Invite the children to string beads on the yarn. The book’s photo shows 8 pony beads on each strand. My preschoolers just could not stop at 8. They adore threading beads and kept on going. It made the feeder a little heavier, but we figured it wouldn’t blow around as much in the wind.

Once the beads were all strung, tied the 4 pieces of yarn together at the top.

Cut strawberries, an apple, and an orange and we took them outside. The preschoolers carefully placed the fruit on the lid.

We hung it and stood back。

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