We have a lovely craft kit for you today to take a look at  - a wooden bird feeder; a great gift for Christmas and beyond. Look how much fun my son had making it!

We have written already on the blog about the piggy bank craft kits from Jacdo, and we were lucky enough to also be sent one of their other kids recently to try out, a little wooden bird feeder. Now, I don’t know about you, ut one of my favourite musical songs is the wonderful Feed the Birds from the equally fantastic Mary Poppins.

We were looking forward to being able to help feed them in the garden thanks to this craft kit review.

What are the wooden bird feeder craft gift sets from Jacdo?

Just as with the piggy bank, these craft gift sets come with all the required items inside a little suitcase for your children.

Jacdo craft kits are lovely in that they come in their own little suitcase for your children. A really great little gift idea.

The wooden bird feeders have all you need to create your masterpiece for the garden, including:

  • Small wooden feeder
  • Bird seed
  • Stickers, and other embellishments
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Glitter
  • Small felt-tip pens.

The feeder is quite small, but a good size for little hands, and birds such a Blue Tits and even the odd Sparrow!

The Jacdo bird feeder craft kits feeders are small, but this works well with little hands.

What did we think of the Jacdo bird feeder craft gift sets?

As my daughter made the piggy bank a few weeks ago, my son was keen to have a go with the bird feeder. He isn’t really into saving his money in quite the same way as his elder sister is! ;-)

The suitcase was a little too flowery for him initially, and that put him off a bit *stereotyped boy* – I love the pattern though…it really is rather stunning. However, after opening the craft set, all that was forgotten as he made himself busy decorating the birds new feeding station.

Some great choices for decording the wooden bird feeder from Jacdo are included with the kit, including stickers.

No instructions required again; so we were off without any help at all! The wooden feeder was remarkably easy to decorate, even with the felt-tips which came as a bit of a surprise to us all. There is no glue with the kits, though that wasn’t too much of a problem as we have plenty lying about.

The best bit about the whole kit, was setting our feeder up in the apple tree in our garden, though we had to wait a day to do so because of the rain…

Our new feeder in the apple tree @jacdobox #kidscrafts #kids

A photo posted by Helen Neale (@kiddycharts) on

We are looking forward to seeing out first birds at it over the coming weeks, though my son is a little worried that the birds won’t have anywhere to stand to reach for their food due to the design of the house. We shall have to wait and see if that is a problem – I suspect not though, as birds do tend to have a lot more acrobatic skills than little boys think!

Overall 8/10

This craft kit is another success for Jacdo, with my son enjoying it immensely, decorating it specifically for the birds that will, we hope, be paying it a visit in the coming months.

Our Jacdo wooden bird feeder is for the birds, so guess what, we are decorating it with birds - what else?!?

My only concern is how the felt-tip and paint will survive outside in the rain that we keep having at the moment.

This kit retails at £14.99, which is slightly more than the other craft gift sets offered by Jacdo, presumably because the wood is more expensive to source. Even though this will dent your purse slight more, the boy loved it, so another hit as a gift for birthday and Christmas. You’re even making the birds happy at the same time!

Helen

Helen is a mum to two, and social media consultant and website editor. Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts now works with big family brands to help them promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. Helen also helps other organisations with their social media and blogging strategies, including working part-time as a community manager with Truprint. She can often be found hanging about on social media, and trying to avoid stepping on the Lego her kids keep leaving lying around.