Because Everything Is Better Mickey Shaped: DIY Mickey Bird Feeder

Because everything is better when it’s shaped like Mickey Mouse… has a super cute DIY Mickey Bird Feeder. This little bird feeder shaped like Mickey Mouse will add Disney magic to your backyard! Your little ones will love counting the feathered friends that visit once it’s hanging outside the window.


What You’ll Need:

  • 4 cups mixed bird seed
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 packet of plain gelatin
  • Wax paper
  • Cookie cutters
  • Twine or yarn
  • Straw
  • Scissors

How To Make It:

1. Combine bird seed, flour, water, gelatin, and corn syrup in a mixing bowl.


2. Using a spoon, pack the bird seed mixture into the cookie cutters.

3. Use a straw to poke a hole at the top of the bird feeder. Leave straw in mixture until dry.

4. Let dry, preferably overnight. Remove straw. (If the mixture is still wet, you may bake in the oven on the lowest setting for an hour or so.)

5. Thread twine or yarn through bird feeder and hang outside for the birds!

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About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.