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My DIY upcycle-then-recycle foraging toy

Zara

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So easy to make and costs just cents.

Made using upcycled parts and can be recycled when you are bored of the colours or too lazy to clean it.

Perfect for little birds, not suitable for larger birds. If you notice the plastic being chewed, dispose of the toy. Once the treats have been taken, remove the toy.

You will need;
-bottle caps, pairs of the same size, disinfected.
-plastic/acrylic beads
-sisal twine, can use hemp or leather
-lobster clip, pear clip, or c link
-drill
Takes 5-10 minutes to make one.

*I avoid putting shredables on this toy to avoid encouraging them to chew the plastic.

Instructions;
Drill holes in the bottle caps and thread them onto twine decorating with beads between each compartment. Attach to cage and insert a treat in each compartment.

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Cute idea! :fairy:
 

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Great idea!
 

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Looks fun! How much room do you have to open the lids? With the beads in between I assume it would be a little tight?
 

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How much room do you have to open the lids? With the beads in between I assume it would be a little tight?
No, they open, the top lid can be pushed and then there´s a more than large enough gap to collect the treat. I´ll post you a picture in a little while ;)
 

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Such a cute toy too! Great idea Zara :)
 

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Some birdy sounds very happy!
 

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Good job. I am not creative so I have to buy all my toys. Heehee
 
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