With a needle and thread string together different kinds of grapes. Alternately, use raisins and cranberries.
String together popcorn that you’ve made on the stove or in an air popper. For the health of your backyard critter, make sure that it’s all-natural; no butter or salt added.
Crackers or Cheerios bracelet
String together salt-free crackers (the types that have small holes) or Cheerios in the shape of a bracelet to slide over the tips of branches.
Apple and orange slices
Thinly slice apples and oranges, string through a bit of thread in each and hang each piece separately from branches.
Collect pinecones of all sizes! Attach a ribbon loop to the top of each one. Combine peanut butter and oatmeal, spread the mixture over the pinecone and roll it in birdseed. Then, hang on the tree.
These ideas are an easy way to help your resident backyard animals stay well fed all winter long, and the view from the window isn’t so bad either!