How to make butterfly feeders!

🦋 Butterflies are great pollinators and they are so gorgeous to watch!

You can help the butterfly conservation by counting them. https://www.bigbutterflycount.org/

This video will show you how to make 2 types of butterfly feeders:

  • A flower O’26”
  • A plate 1’28”

Remember, use anything you have in your house! Recycling is the best!

🌼 To make a flower you will need:

  • Cardboard
  • Pen
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Lid
  • Straw
  • Water (10/10)
  • Sugar (1/10)
  • Paper or cotton wool

Method

Step 1: Draw a flower

Step 2: Cut it out and colouring in if you want to!

Step 3: Place the lid in the middle and stick it!

Step 4: With some tape, stick a straw at the back of the flower to make a stem

Step 5: Mix the water and the sugar and soak the paper in it. Place the paper in the lid and it’s ready!

🍊 To make a plate

  • Foil pie plate
  • String
  • Fruits
  • Scissors

Step 1: With a scissors make 2 holes, one on each side of the plate

Step 2: Cut some string and put it through each hole.

Step 3: Add some fruits and choose a nice spot.

We hope you will have fun making those butterfly feeders!

Published by Nadegegrows

Garden Assistant/Tend and Share project worker

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