Category Archives: Toys

Birdie Buddy To The Rescue

Some of you already know that we suspended sales of the Fantastic Foraging Blocks because Jerry isn’t able to make the table saw cuts and I’m too afraid of the table saw to try. Jerry had coronary artery bypass surgery on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Avian Enrichment and Parrot Enrichment Brainstorming in Colorado

I recently had the working vacation of my dreams.  Deb White invited me to Grand Junction, Colorado to work with her on enrichment ideas and videos.  I got to visit the home of Super Bird Creations, Avian Enrichment and Make … Continue reading

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Oliver’s Garden Handcrafted Bird Toys and Perches

I saw a blog post at Coco’s Flock with a review of Oliver’s Garden bird toys and perches.  I have been coveting the platform perches made by Susan Tuck, owner at Oliver’s Garden Bird Toys, ever since. I finally ordered my … Continue reading

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Avian Stainless

I recently purchased stainless steel toys from Avian Stainless.  I have to tell you that I am very impressed with these toys.  They are made of premium quality stainless steel and expertly crafted with attention to every detail.  I love their … Continue reading

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DIY Toy Jam-Packed With Shredding Fun

I have an Avian Avenue Forum member, Renae, to thank for giving me the idea to make my own version of a toy she shared in a forum post.  Renae posted this picture of a toy she made using links, … Continue reading

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Parrot’s Choice Foraging Blocks

My husband, Jerry, has designed another fantastic foraging block for parrots.  This block is designed exclusively for MakeYourOwnBirdToys.com.  We wanted a block that had all of the terrific features of the Fantastic and Puzzler Foraging Blocks but would also be unique to … Continue reading

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Stainless Steel Skewers

  THIS BLOG POST HAS A NEW HOME. You can now find Stainless Steel Skewer Toy Bases at UnderstandingParrots.com. Sign up for Understanding Parrot’s Newsletter for more tips on training, behavior and enrichment.            

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The Parrot’s Workshop Group

I’ve just recently been added to a new facebook group that I am ever so excited about.  The Parrot’s Workshop group is a place where people can share their ideas and sources for making toys, perches, playstands, play areas, and … Continue reading

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Egg Carton Toy

I call this the Egg Carton Toy.  This is a terrific foraging toy that also has great shredding appeal.  It is fun, easy and economical to make yourself from items you have at home or can find at the dollar store. … Continue reading

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New – Puzzler Foraging Blocks

Just when I thought it couldn’t get any better; Jerry designs a new line of foraging blocks. After Coco’s Flock blog entry on receiving the custom sized Fantastic Foraging Blocks for her Budgies, we had several requests to make foraging blocks for … Continue reading

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