Bird house building kits can be found in a variety of different styles and also difficulties in putting the kit together. There are kits that are made specifically for children to use and kits that are made for more experienced craftsmen. These bird house kits can be found online as well as in stores. Often good deals can be found online since the store often has less overhead cost since they do not have a retail store to manage with those employees. Instead, they can take the product straight from the manufacturing plant and ship it out to the consumer.
Checking the Bird House Building Kits
One important aspect to check in a bird house building kit for children is what ages are recommended for that particular kit. Usually there are not kits that are recommended for children that are under the age of seven. There are too many small parts and tools required for children that are younger than seven years of age. The bird house building kits that are designed for children seven to ten are usually simpler than the others, using fewer tools and having instructions that are worded so that children of those ages can understand them. Parents should check the kit carefully to make sure that all of the materials are included in the kit and they do not have to buy more materials to complete the project. They will also want to make sure that they have the hammer or the type of screwdriver required by the kit.
When checking the bird house building kits for older children and adults, it is also important to check to see if all the materials are included in the kit. For those who want the best environment possible for the birds, the kit should use cedar as the wood in the kit. Cedar is a natural insect repellant so that the birdhouse does not become infested by different types of insects. The individuals should also check to see what types of birds will be able to fit into the type of house that is bought. There are some bird house building kits that are designed for medium sized birds such as chickadees. There are others that are designed for the needs of one particular species of bird, such as the bluebird. The individual should be sure that the types of birds that he has seen in his backyard are of the same size as the birdhouse is made to fit so that the birdhouse will be sure to be used in the yard.