Playgym: Play Tree

Submitted by: Jake Author’s Note: Hi, I’m Jake and my birds LOVE their play tree. This is how you do it: What You’ll Need: You A bird safe tree (non toxic) (Note: It helps if the tree has lots of horizontal branches. This provides natural perching and a great place to hang toys from.) Something […]

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Playgym: Keet House

Submitted by: Sofia Author’s Note: Your parakeet will LOVE this “keet house”! What You’ll Need: Empty cardboard box Utility knife Colored duct tape (available in multiple colors) Fun budgie stuff: cotton balls, paper, millet sprays, etc. Steps: Step 1: Get an empty cardboard box. Step 2: Now, use a utility knife to cut windows and […]

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Playgym: Budgie Basket

Submitted by: Claire Author’s Note: Easter-basket style basket with strong handle, sturdy twine, and toy/treat embellishments. If you want your budgies to hang out with you outside of their cage but you are tired of wiping up their little poopies from your furniture, then consider the “Budgie Basket”. What You’ll Need: A basket (see Step […]

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Toy: Treasure Chest

Submitted by: Shangi Author’s Note: Some fun budgie things wrapped up in paper to entertain your budgies. What You’ll Need: Paper (1-2 sheets) Fun budgie things Cotton balls Ripped up tissues Ripped up paper Etc. Clip (like cuttlebone clip) Steps: Step 1: Take the fun budgie stuff and put in a small pile to use. […]

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Toy: Helter Skelter

Submitted by: Kev Bushell Author’s Note: A spiral toy similar to an item sold in many seaside gift shops. Can be hung from a ceiling or shelf. The budgies can run up and down the spiral, and if you have two birds they ll soon discover that a spiral has two tracks so they can […]

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Toy: Bird PiƱata

Submitted by: Briar Author’s Note: This is a fun way to entertain your budgie! Not only is it cheap, but it’s both a toy and a treat! Watch them slowly rip this toy apart, and eat what they find inside! What You’ll Need: Toilet paper roll (just the cardboard roll) Newspaper (black and white ink […]

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Game: Georgie’s Slinky

Submitted by: Tina Lewis Author’s Note: I found this by pure accident and my budgie Georgie loves it. What You’ll Need: Slinky toy, the more colorful the better Instructions: Hang the slinky from a curtain pole or inside cage if high enough. Watch as your budgie climbs in/out, upside down, pops out the bottom or […]

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Toy: Spinin’ Birdie

Submitted by: Ashley Author’s Note: Your budgie doesn’t have to be tame to play. Birds love it! What You’ll Need: A cat toy ball (with holes) A bird safe string Your bird’s favorite treats Your budgie in its cage Steps: Step 1: Tie the ball to the string. Step 2: Place treats into the ball. […]

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