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How to Build a One-Board Birdhouse

It’s fun, educational – even magical – to build a birdhouse for the cabin with your kids or grandkids and then keep an eye on the feathered friends who move in

By Carrol L. Henderson
Published: June 1, 2012
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Photo by Photos.com
Building, placing, and checking songbird nest boxes can be a very rewarding project that you and your children or grandchildren can do together. I still recall helping my grandfather build and paint a wren house in his workshop when I was 10 years old. To our delight and amazement, house wrens magically appeared and began nesting and raising a family by the garage on our Iowa farm.
    One of the best ways to get children interested in nature is to build simple one-board birdhouses that attract songbirds. Log in as a registered user to see a materials list, plans and step-by-step instructions.
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