make or do

When do we use make and do?

Word Explanation Example
make to create sth. (you often use your hands) We make birdhouses every winter.
The pupils make a lot of noise in the break.
She makes me happy.
do an action you do not mention by name, mostly mental work They do their homework in the afternoon.
mostly referred to the topic ›work‹ I often do the shopping in the evenings.

There are no clear rules whether to use do or make: Have a look in a good dictionary, like to OALD, or use ›make‹ it is more likely to be right.