Bird Seed Treat

This bird seed treat is the perfect craft to foster a love of nature’s creatures for your child. Hang this yummy snack outside your window and watch as birds appreciate the goodie.


  • 2 cups birdseed
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 packets unflavored gelatin
  • 2 Tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup flour
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Twine
  • Parchment paper
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Cookie cutters  


  1. Line a tray with parchment paper. Then, place your cookie cutters on the tray and spray them on the inside with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix ½ cup cold water in a bowl with the gelatin. Let it sit for one minute.
  3. Boil the other ½ cup of water and pour it into the bowl.
  4. Add corn syrup and peanut butter and mix all contents together until smooth. Lastly, add the birdseed and mix again. 
  5. Pour the mixture into the cookie cutters and poke a hole for the string with the skewer.
  6. Place the tray in the fridge for 30–60 minutes or until it has hardened.
  7. Once the molds are ready, take them out of the cookie cutters and tie the string through the hole.
  8. Hang these tasty bird treats outside your window and sit back and watch as nearby birds fly down for a snack!