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Homemade Bird Cake

January 24, 2019

What you need: 

Yoghurt pots 

String (30cm) 

Scissors 

Mixing bowl 

Wooden spoon and your fingers! 

Bird seed 

Raisins 

Grated cheese 

Lard 

What to do: 

Make a small hole in the bottom of a yoghurt pot. (We would advise that a grown up does this for the child)

Thread your piece of string through the hole in the pot and tie a knot on the inside.

Let the lard warm to room temperature (but don’t melt it!)

Then cut it up into small pieces and put it in your mixing bowl.

Add the other ingredients to the bowl and mix them together - using your fingertips works best!  

Continue to add the seeds/raisins/cheese and squash it until the fat keeps it all together.

Fill up your yoghurt pots with the mixture and put them in the fridge to set for an hour.

Once set, remove the bird cake from the pots by sliding them out

Then hang your bird cakes around your garden to tempt your feathered friends.

 

What we learn: 

To speak and listen in a range of situations and to develop our understanding

To develop our moving and handling skills 

To practise how to look after our health and self-care

To explore and use different media and materials

To understand the world around us

And to care for others and our environment 

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