Toy: Butter Tub Gym

budgie Butter Tub Gym

Submitted by: Joann Author’s Note: My young budgies love to play peek a boo threw the holes, chase each other through the holes, swing on it, chase the little balls inside, and make noise with their feet on the plastic bottom. What You’ll Need: Large butter tub with lid (thoroughly washed) Nylon rope Cat toy […]

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Game: Marble Fun

Budgie Play Marble Fun

Submitted by: Elena A. Author’s Note: My parakeet had a lot of fun with this. This works best on a carpeted floor; on a hard floor the marble rolls too far. What You’ll Need: Clean marble Instructions: Just place the marble on the floor and gently roll it towards your parakeet. It may take your […]

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Toy: Twine Ladder

Budgie Twine Ladder

Submitted by: Alyndy A ladder made entirely of twine What You’ll Need: About 3 yards of twine Scissors Steps: Step 1: Cut two lengths of twine however long you want your ladder to be, allowing space to tie to cage. Step 2: Lay lengths of twine about 1″ apart, then cut 2 1/2″ lengths of […]

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Toy: Rubber Band Ball

Rubber Band Ball

Submitted by: The Bug What You’ll Need: Tissues All-cloth hair bands (these bands are covered in cloth with no rubber exposed and no metal parts) Non toxic twine or string Steps: Step 1: Wad up a good sized ball of tissues about two and one half inches in diameter. Step 2: Around the ball, fasten […]

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Toy: Ceiling Swing

Budgie 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

Budgie 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: Yummy Fun

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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