It really doesn't get much easier than this. Get the kids involved and watch the glow on their faces when the birds start to roost. Child decoration time: A lot longer (ah, bliss). Durability: A full season or even two.
Clay Owl- Make the cutest Ornament - If you are tired of the kids bringing home lovely, but questionable art projects, then it is time you did something about it. Break out your art supplies because your family is making a barn owl out of clay!