Time and creativity are very paramount when it comes to DIY crafts. Especially crafts that involve pets. You want to make something that will attract the pets to what you've made. To do this, you will need enough time, you will also need to be creative and know where to add or remove things.
A DIY bird playground is fantastic and very simple to make, but you need to consider the types of birds you're making a playground for. In this article we will be covering mostly bird playgrounds for parrots, however, the playgrounds can also be used for a wide species of birds.
It is very rewarding to watch the birds play on your homemade bird playground. There are few things as thrilling as watching a bird fly free. It's an exhilarating experience that can be made even more enjoyable by building your own DIY bird playground. Are you looking for a unique gardening project that will give you tons of satisfaction? The DIY bird playground is one of the best options out there.
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1. How To Make A Bird Playground
The central part of a bird playground is the base; you can create a square or round wooden floor. Wooden home decoration will give it a perfect look as well. Get some wooden perches of different sizes, and to ideally paint your bird playground, you need food coloring.
Some yarn and screws will be perfect for assembly. Once you have all these supplies, it's time to start assembly. Cut the wooden perches to pieces and make a square frame with the pieces for the base.
2. How To Make A Bird Stand
It would be best if you have little or no cost for this bird stand as you will be making the bird stand using sticks you can find in your house or anywhere outside. Other materials needed for the bird stand are bird toys, zip ties, and netting; you can also find them around your home or get them at a lower price at the store.
The bird's stand allows your bird to get out of the cage more and give them an avenue to play. Gather the sticks you want to use and wash them off any bug or any other thing that can harm the birds.
3. DIY Bird Play Stand
Play gyms are super expensive, but you can make one out of PVC pipes. The design is pretty simple, and If you want to customize the procedure, you will find it very easy to do.
The PVC components are needed for the play gym design: 3 7ft PVC pipes, PVC pipe cutter, one PVC coupling, four PVC caps, twelve PVC tees, and 4 PVC elbows. Instead of the PVC cutter, if you have a saw, you can easily use that to cut the PVC pipes into pieces.
4. DIY Playground For Lovebirds
The requirements for this playground for lovebirds are straightforward but unique; it has to be handmade, entertaining, and, most importantly, eco-friendly. To fulfill all these requirements, you need some special materials for the building.
Go out and search for tree branches (eco-friendly), clean and peel off the bark from the stems. After that, use a transparent stain on it to make it look entertaining. Once all the branches are ready, assemble them.
5. DIY Parakeet Playground
Here is a colorful miniature parakeet playground to spur your birds. The essential tools needed include a glue gun, glue sticks, Demel, creativity, and time. Aside from the tools, you need a wooden tray or box for the base; you need dowels to make perches for the jungle gym. If you have a coconut shell, it can be turned into many things that attract the birds. And lastly, you need PVC pipes for the pole. However, it would help if you had something to make it less slippery, and a vet tape was recommended. instructables
6. How To Build A Parakeet Playground
The design of this playground looks a little bit complicated, but it is a fantastic view, sure your birds will love it. However, if you don't want all the features, you can tone it down a little bit and make it up to your standard. Almost all the materials used are bought from the store, except the cardboard box and some rustic firewood.
7. DIY Bird Playground
The central part of this fantastic bird playground is made with wooden perches and PVC components(PVC elbows and PVC tees). With these two materials, you don't need screws, nails, or any other hardware to assemble the part except for the four pins required for the base. The wooden perches were attached to form the playground using the PVC elbows and tees as connectors. The tools you need include a hammer to fit the perches into the connector firmly, a saw, and a cutting jig.
8. Bird Playground With PVC
Making a bird play guy is a fun project you can carry out with your kids. This bird play gym is made from PVC pipes and its components. Gather the pipes and the parts and get to work. Start from the base, assemble four pieces of PVC pipes, and connect them with four elbows. After that, start connecting the vertical wall to it.
Once the steep sides are ready, connect your PVC pipes to it as the base of the second section of the playground. Repeat the process till you have a rack. Now, start attaching all the decoration accessories you want to it.
9. DIY Parrot Playground
Make your parrot a beautiful playground after watching this video tutorial. The materials and tools you need include a wooden board, wooden perches, tape measure, clamp, drill, hot glue gun, and table saw. Start by building the base of the playground.
Cut four strips of wood at an angle of 45 degrees, then cut the wooden board to the size of the playground you want. Place the board and surround it with the four strips like a frame. Use hot-glue to attach the strips to the board and clamp them down to dry. While the base is drying, start preparing pieces for the other features of the playground.
10. How To Build A Parrot Play Stand
Before building your play stand/gym or station for your bird, you first need to understand what the bird wants and what it's been up to over time to make something that will attract the bird. This bird play gym is built to suit the bird of the instructor, but if you find more exciting features, you can add them to it. You can remove some parts from it as well to suit your birds.
11. Parakeet Playground DIY
You might need to go out and collect some tree branches for this parakeet playground, but that is not all you need to build the playground. Get a piece of scrap wood for the plaque (a sheet of ¾" plywood is fine). Prepare the scrap plywood and drill a hole at the top center. Gather the tree branches, trim them to size and remove their bark. instructables
12. Bird Playground DIY
This bird playground is made from wooden dowels (you need dowels of different sizes), pieces of 2×4, eye screws, drills, containers, screws, and wooden toys. Drill a giant joke on the 2×4 wood to fit the one piece of dowel. Take the dowel and drill some holes in it at intervals to fit the small dowels.
After cutting and drilling holes on all the pieces, it is time to assemble them. You can build them with screws and screwdrivers. Aside, the stand, you need a ladder for the playground. You can make the laser from pieces of small dowels connected with rope.
13. How To Build A Parrot Stand
It would help if you had some wood branches for this parrot stand. You can pick up the branches around your house. Clean the wooden branches off any dirt and disk them in water to make peel off the bark easy.
After soaking for some minutes, remove it and use a wood chisel to scrape off the bark. Repeat the process for all the wooden branches you will be using. Now, use 180 grit sandpaper to clean the branches. After sanding, it's time for assembly.
14. DIY Bird Playground
Are you willing to build a playground/ play gym for your bird? But you don't know how you go about the decoration and the features in it. Here is a quick guide on how to decorate a bird playground with plywood sheets and some lumber.
The materials needed include rope fiber or nylon, plywood base, scrap wood, wood glue, sandpaper, dowels (dowels of two different sizes), and v-block for cutting the dowels. After gathering these materials, you can draw the blueprint for the playground (it will make the building more accessible). The size of the playground ground will depend on the size of the blueprint and the type of bird you're making it for.
15. Making A Mini Bird Playground
Here is a simple bird playground made from wooden sticks, wooden boards, and wooden benches. Drill holes around the wooden stick and prepare the wooden board. After that, remove the bark and slightly sharpen the end branches to fit the holes on the bar.
Now, fit the branches to the stick. Drive one screw to the center of the wooden board from the bottom. Drill a hole at the bottom of the wooden post and let it sit on the screw coming out from the board. With this, you have your mini bird playground.
There you have it! 15 DIY amazing bird playgrounds you can lay your hands on. Using the DIYs above as a guide, you could also be creative and put together a bird playground of your own, however, do not forget to share your experience with us via the comments section below.