DIY glass jar bird feeder. Supplies: a glass jar, a wooden spoon, a ribbon, bird seeds, clear tape How to make it: Attach the wooden spoon to the glass jar using tape. The handle will serve as perch stand for the birds. Wrap gingham ribbon around the glass jar and tie a knot. Fill the glass jar with bird seeds. The trick: Birds need food like seeds, peanuts, hazelnuts, dried fruits, cereals alone or mixed with lard or unflavored gelatin.