I've got this almost figured out...Pomysłowy Dobromir
(Inventive Dobromir) is a Polish children's series of 20 animated shorts, produced from 1973 to 1975.
Every short follows a similar formula. Dobromir, a boy living in the country, sees his grandpa struggling with some back-breaking physical labor. Dobromir, in a flash of inspiration, designs a mechanical tool which would automate the task. His animal friend, a smart but unintelligible bird, attempts to describe the invention to the grandfather, who only manages to grasp the concept when Dobromir brings in his newly-constructed tool and shows how it makes life easier.
The series was continued in the years 1984-1988 with Pomysłowy Wnuczek
(Inventive Grandson), based on the same concept.
The series features the following tropes: