The Crafty Crow was too perfect. Have you ever been on the Crafty Crow? It is a great place to find projects to keep your kids busy- on the side bar, you can search through categories by theme or type of project. On the bottom sidebar, you can search through the different blogs who contributed to the site, and this is where you really spend a lot of time, there are some great blogs that contribute here. This is a great place to start if you are beginning to look for ideas for summer activities for your kids.
For the bird nest supply balls, you will need:
about 9-12 feet of craft wire (22 gage, we used 20)
(nothing sharp, glass or plastic)
First, cut the wire, and bend the edges in with a pair of pliers so little hands will not get cut or poked. Take the wire in your hands and smoosh it together like you are making a snowball: