This project is simple enough for 3 year

olds, yet can work for children up to pre-
teen years.

Materials needed:

• 1 x 8" pine board 6' long
• 6d nails, or 2" finish head screws
• 3/8" dowel 2 1/2" long

Step 1: Measure and draw the 7
different pieces on the 1 x 8" pine board.
Follow measurements on drawing

Measurement for center point for all these holes is shown on drawing to right.Step 2: Cut out pieces Step 3: Measure for holes in front and back panel. . one inch in from each end for cord or chain hanger. Drill 3/8" hole as marked for perch in front. Step4: Assemble.. Diamond shaped front door has 4 sides that are 1 1/2" each..glue in perch. draw pattern then drill 1/4" holes in each corner. Cut between holes to create opening..install small eye hook at top of roof. Step 5: Sand smooth and paint as desired.. Drill 1" hole in top of both panels. For diamond shaped front door.