This Home Depot workshop lets kids build a birdhouse for free

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Spring is nearly here and with that comes thoughts of flowers blooming, planting a garden and, for parents, finding things to keep the kids occupied during Spring Break.

Home Depot is here to help keep little hands and minds busy with a free do-it-yourself birdhouse workshop on April 7. Young birdwatchers or nature lovers can build their very own wooden birdhouse to hang outside and watch birds build nests and hatch their eggs.

As is always the case with its free kids workshops, Home Depot provides all the materials and tools needed to build the birdhouse. Once complete, it can be decorated with paint and stickers to make each one unique! The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to noon at stores across the country and you can register online now.

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Other Do-It-Yourself Workshops

The DIY fun isn’t just limited to kids this spring, though, as Home Depot also has workshops for adults! While these ones aren’t free, you can buy all the materials used right at the store before you head home to get started.

Here’s what’s offered this March and April:

Bookshelf Planter (March 15): This workshop will show you how to cut, stain and build an indoor bookshelf planter. You will not only learn how to safely handle power tools used in the project, but store associates will also help you shop for everything you need. You can register by clicking here.

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Spring Lawn Prep (April 14): In this workshop, you’ll get a checklist of lawn care tasks for spring—like aerating—and learn the best times for watering, feeding, weeding and seeding. You’ll also find out what products are ideal for your location including seed, fertilizer and insect control. Register by clicking here.

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Modern Wall Planter (April 19): Not only is this planter a great way to display indoor plants, but it also saves space by being on the wall! It would also be a perfect way to grow some fresh herbs for your favorite spring and summer dishes! Click here to register.

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Which spring project would you like to try your hand at?

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