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Parrot-Related => Parrot Toy Making and other Homemade items => Topic started by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:03:36 pm



Title: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:03:36 pm
I have made these for all my birds {except the GW]. Im surprised at how much the like it [something new and different}. Even my other Macaw carefully plays with it .. Get colored straws and Zip ties. (http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1570_zps63b9cab6.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1570_zps63b9cab6.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:06:33 pm
I use about half the box and 2 small zip ties (http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1571_zps222a75c6.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1571_zps222a75c6.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:09:50 pm
I use one zip tie around the straws . The other is used to attach to the cage.(http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1572_zps52874583.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1572_zps52874583.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:13:38 pm
This is the underside ,Pull the zip tie that's around the straw as tight as you can .(http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1573_zps30900e02.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1573_zps30900e02.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:16:45 pm
This is the top side   FINISHED!!! Im surprised  my bigger parrots like this too.(http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1574_zps855eeb5e.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1574_zps855eeb5e.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:19:32 pm
Owen ,seeing his new toy!!(http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1575_zpsbc6d2fbb.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1575_zpsbc6d2fbb.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 28, 2014, 08:22:27 pm
Owen ,giving it a try :smile3: (http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh522/terris526/DSCN1578_zps55ac7238.jpg) (http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/terris526/media/DSCN1578_zps55ac7238.jpg.html)


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Sondra on May 29, 2014, 05:10:07 am
cool! I stretch out finger traps and do that.


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pinkbirdy on May 29, 2014, 07:56:18 pm
Sondra ,That's a neat idea . I think Im going to try putting the finger traps and straws together.


Title: Re: Cheap easy toy!!![check it out]
Post by: Pea on May 29, 2014, 11:53:25 pm
That looks like something my birds would enjoy!