Ruby and Ryan decided they wanted to make a bird house for all the birdies that come and visit our backyard. Ruby and Todd headed to the local craft store to get all the supplies. They ended up with a bird house and a bird feeder. Each kid needs their own, right?
After lots of nails, wood glue, and patience - and help from Todd, of course - both were assembled. Yay! Ryan wanted the bird feeder to be his and Ruby wanted the bird house to be hers. It was settled!
Next, the kids couldn’t wait to paint the wood. Ruby chose to have the paint look like it was dripping down the top after she painted the base color. Very creative! It’s a little hard to see the design in the pic, but it turned out really nice.
Ryan sat at the kitchen counter and carefully chose his colors. Apparently he couldn’t decide on just one, so he went with a whole bunch! Such a masterpiece!
Obviously we weren’t the only ones admiring their work because the same night we hung them outside on the tree, two birdies came to chill out on our BBQ island in the backyard! Maybe they were attracted to all the pretty colors!
I just happened to look out our kitchen window after dinner and see them sitting there. I’m calling them love birds because every now and then I would look over at them and they would be pecking at the other one’s beak. Now, to me it looked like they were kissing. I’m just sayin’…
The two little love birds just chilled for about 20 minutes or so. I headed out to the backyard with Todd and Ryan to do some cleaning up. The birds were a little scared, so they moved to the top of the pillar in the corner of our backyard.
We still need to buy some bird seed for the feeder. We haven’t seen any birds come around because it has been raining since we put up the bird feeder and house. I’ll keep you posted!