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Date:9/19/2014 8:19:59 PM
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Hi Ginie and Jojo.Milo and Lea here with some tips
Toys:

Straw swing;
Take two bendable sipping straws and bend each as a half of a triangle. insert the two bottom parts into eachother an tape the top part. Leave a tape tab at the top to puncture a hole into. The hole must be big enough to hold string or any other substance through it.
Now you have a cheap swing that can easily replaced.
you can also put stickers or stamps on the swing for them to play with.

Chew time mobile:
Cut out any size circle out of cardboard and puncture a hole in the middle and as many holes as you want arround it. Add string or any substance through the holes and tape the ends on top.(Make sure that you leave the center hole without string untill the end).
Now that there are strings hanging from your mobile, add things like Cherrios or parrot friendly nuts seeds or cakes hanging from the strings. Now add another string in the middle making sure that the long part is facing opposite of the rest. this is what you use to attach the toy to the top of the cage.(please provide a perch for them to use while in use. It is only fair to them).

Those are the toys that I think would best suite your feathered friends.
Now on to how to provide a fun bath.

Bathing:
I would first start encouraging bathing behaviour in a clean bathroom. Provide a reasonable sized dish and fill it with the most apropreate amound of water based on the bird's size. Place it on the bathroom dresser where youre sink is. Make sure it is in a place where it wont be bumped yet can be seen by your two friends. For starters, I would recommend putting a medium sized mirror next to it to entice them more. Close all the toilets and clean the sink in case a bird decided to fall in. Turn the light on and shut the door. bring your friends into the bathing area and show them that there is water in the dish by making ripples with your finger.(MAKE SURE THE WATER IS NOT TOO HOT OR COLD IT MIGHT KILL YOUR BIRD!). Now leave the room(make sure it is parrot safe) and read a book or something you can do that is near the room. Make sure to check on them once in a while to check thier progress. If you see little wet bodies, you have success! If not, take them out of the bathroom and reward them for trying.
Then repeat the process over again untill you have sucess. Also be sure not to leave them too long in the room too long.

Thanks for your time and have fun with these things!
-Marissa
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