How to Build and Paint a Birdhouse Kit
Building and painting a birdhouse is fun to do with kids of all ages. A birdhouse can also be a wonderful gift especially for kids who truly love birds. Making this project will teach them team work and responsibility even if you can just purchase the smallest product that is found in any craft or toy store today since children will be able to do these things such as putting glue, coloring, and among other things for the bird house. As a mom, I had a lot of fun and bonding time when I was working on this cute project with my daughter for about 2 hours and brought back the "kid part" in me :-).
This is also a nice thing to do for spring time so that your kids can hang it in backyard. A child 4-6 year old can build this craft project with minimal assistance from the parent or an older sibling. Depending on the product that you will buy, it may take about 1-2 hours to put a birdhouse kit together and paint. This is an enjoyable project that will also boost your child's confidence and make any kid feel good by providing a much needed home for those beautiful feathered friends.
Most bird house kits are easy to build for any age or skill level with a little guidance from the parent or teacher, and can be used as fun projects for summer camps, school or youth groups, and craft projects. Depending on the price that you are willing to afford, some bird house kits may include extra things, such as a book all about birds, plush toy as well as bird pin or bag.
If you have little or no experience about handicraft construction or woodworking, a bird house kit may offer you a wonderful and fun experience for building a cute bird house with your kids. There are some kits that may have some rough edges on every piece of wood included so it's advisable to use sandpaper to smooth it out. Some of these kits generally don't offer paint and brush so you need to purchase them separately.
A variety of bird house kits can easily be found online as well as inside toy, craft and hobby stores. You may also see them in places such as aviaries, wildlife bird preserves, and also in zoos with gift shops. This kind of project is truly fun for kids and bird lovers alike, and may help them encourage learn more about the importance of bird conservation since we have a profound effect on them.
This project can also help develop the love for these beautiful and friendly animals especially that there are bird species have already gone extinct. In addition to it, your child may also feel a great sense of accomplishment once he or she can finish building and painting his/her own bird house. You can check some of the Do-It-Yourself bird feeder/house bird projects through this link: DIY Wood Craft Bird Feeder/ Bird House Kits