Category Archives for "DIY Toys and Games"

Toy: Ceiling Swing

Submitted by: Nick Author’s Note: Just a simple ceiling perch/swing that my birds love. What You’ll Need: Cage swing (can be purchased from a pet store) Small ceiling hook (can be purchased from a hardware store) Cardboard 1 or 2 plastic hangers Steps: Step 1: Cut a small hole in a circular piece of cardboard […]

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Toy: Paper Muncher

Submitted by: Marissa Author’s Note: Your parakeet may like this toy a lot if it likes to munch on paper. This is a very quick toy to learn how to make. What You’ll Need: Beads Twine Computer paper Steps: Step 1: Get some beads, twine and paper. Step 2: Put the beads on some twine. […]

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Toy: Wedding Gown

Submitted by: Jared Author’s Note: I created this toy when i was bored and was studying for a test. Well i also had a slight cold and i had a box of tissues with me. And for my study notes there was a binder clip. Well I fiddled around with it and eventually it looked […]

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Toy: Yummy Fun

Submitted by: Barbara A fun and delightful treat for your budgies. What You’ll Need: Paper towel roll Scissors Hole puncher Sewing thread A hook of some sort Carrots (shredded) and any other foods your budgie and/or parakeet might like Steps: Step 1: Cut the paper towel roll in half. Step 2: Use the hole puncher […]

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Game: Hanging Tissues

Submitted by: Ayesha This is a game that can be played with your budgies, even if they are not tame. What You’ll Need: Tissue Paper You Parakeets Steps: Step 1: Take one soft tissue paper and rip it into long strips. Step 2: Hold the strips through the slots at the top of the cage. […]

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Toy: Bell Toy

Submitted by: Brittney Author’s Note: My parakeets love to play with this! Its cheap, easy, and quick to repair. What You’ll Need: Some bird-safe string Sparkly beads A medium-sized bell Steps: Step 1: Cut off a piece of string as long as you need it to be. Step 2: Tie the bell on the end. […]

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Game: Fan Game

Submitted by: Katarina Author’s Note: This is a fun and easy game that is inexpensive and requires something most people have. What You’ll Need: You Your bird A ceiling fan Steps: Step 1: Turn your ceiling fan off. Make sure no one will turn it back on by accident. You may also need to dust/clean […]

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Toy: Cuddle Feeder

Submitted by: Conure FeatherDragon Author’s Note: A feeder in which the keet can hide in and feed safely while watching things go on. To prevent breeding problems I throw seed in there and only use it as a toy for temporary sessions. There’s three ways to make it. What You’ll Need: A clear plastic 2 […]

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Toy: Tissue Box Swing

Submitted by: Danielle France Danielle came up with this idea because she travels and have lots of tissue boxes from hotels. This idea can work for well for large cages. What You’ll Need: 1 tissue box (empty) Sissal rope Scissors Steps: Step 1: Cut a window in each side of the box (the main opening […]

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