Home Depot DIY Birdhouse Kit #DigIn

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This is a sponsored post about a DIY Birdhouse Kit written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. This kit is available at TheHomeDepot.comas well as in some Home Depot stores (not mine) and is very reasonably priced at just $9.97. It is an easy to assemble kit that needs minimal tools and very little experience to complete. My 5 1/2 year old and I set out to do this birdhouse together and much to his delight, he was able to complete almost ALL of it by himself. He did let his little sister help to paint it.

Just a few pieces come in this kit, and the instructions are very easy to follow. First we opened it up, checked that we had all of our pieces (which I am not great about, but this boy of mine is nothing if not thorough and wanted to be sure we weren’t missing anything!), and gave each piece a light sanding.
home depot bird house kit
After sanding, we applied some wood glue carefully to each piece before nailing it into place.
home depot diy birdhouse in progress
After all of the pieces were nailed on, we added a dollop of wood glue to the little peg for a perch and my little guy gave it a few taps with the hammer.
home depot diy birdhouse kit perch
Can you see the pride in his face? He’s been telling everyone he sees how he built mommy a bird feeder all by himself….that mommy watched. I guess he’s learning about tall tales a little bit early…but it’s hard to correct him. He really did do almost all of this himself (with me supervising, of course!)
home depot diy birdhouse kit finished
Here’s the little house all painted and ready to go. If only we could decide WHERE to put it. We want the perfect place for this little house, because the kids have their hearts set on many families of baby birds living there. Cross your fingers for us!

This little kit is one we’d definitely buy again- and may well do in the near future. We think it’s a great gift idea- it’s not a toy, it doesn’t need batteries, encourages creativity, fine motor skills, and most of all…encourages curiosity and love of nature, which so many kids just don’t have right now. It lets parents and kids work on projects together…and it’s simple enough that kids can feel really successful building something with just a little guidance from adults. The price makes it an affordable gift for sure! Even for just a fun rainy afternoon activity, this is a great purchase.

home depot diy birdhouse kit collage
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  • My mom still has the ones that my little brother built for her ten years ago! They are a wonderful gift (:

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  • I love the fact that Home Depot has these opportunities for the kids. I think my grandson would love to make the birdhouse… you are never too young to learn to work with your hands.

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  • i’m always at a loss for children’s gifts, they have so much already, but this is perfect!

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  • This would be a nice project for 4h group.

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  • OMGosh that’s so cute, I LOVE his glasses! I bet he had a blast!

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  • I love that your son is in charge of the birdhouse and honestly he did an awesome job. Have to check this out!

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  • Now that is a FUN project. I would love to make one with my son.

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  • This is an awesome activities for kiddos!

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  • What a fun summer project for the kids. We have made these before too.

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  • Those workshops/crafts have been going on for so many years now. It’s obvious that kids and parents really appreciate them!

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  • This would be such a fun summer project for the kids! They turned out great.

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  • That is so cute! My kids love the Home Depot Kids Workshops and would enjoy making a birdhouse like this at home. I’ll have to look into it for them, it could be a wonderful summer project.

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  • Love this! What a great craft and definitely something that we would use!!

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  • My son made one of these years ago!

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  • This looks so cool. I think my kids would be interested in doing this.

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