It's been raining a lot around here.

red hunters Though the trees are now more green than in the photos below, which were taken many weeks ago, I'm sad to report that it's still pretty cold and rainy around here. That makes keeping the kiddos entertained especially challenging.

When you have an active preschooler who wakes up every morning asking, "what's our project today?" and "going outside to kick a ball" isn't a reasonable answer, you have to start getting clever with what you have just laying around the house.

Cheerios. Pipe cleaners. String. Instant Bird Feeder.

making the feeder

hanging bird food

Instant happiness. Even if it is raining.

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