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BUTTERFLY FEEDER

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Materials:

Plastic Bottle with Lid

Cotton Ball

Rubber Bands

Flowers

Yarn

Water

Sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

Place a strong rubber band around the bottle

Tie a piece of yarn to rubber band on both sides of the bottle

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Place additional rubber bands around the bottle

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Place a cotton ball through hole in the lid

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Place flowers under the rubber bands

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Make Butterfly “Food”: ¼ cup of sugar + 1 cup of water- STIR WELL

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Add sugar water to the bottle

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Close the lid

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Hang it outside

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TIPS

Make sure the cotton ball “wick” is sticking through the bottom of the lid after hanging your feeder up.

If you are having trouble pushing the cotton ball through the hole, use a toothpick to help push it the cotton through.

If using fresh flowers use hardy varieties that won’t wilt quickly.

To make a more permanent Butterfly Feeder use fake flowers.

DO NOT add food coloring to the butterfly food as that is not good for butterflies.

 

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