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Busy Birds I


 

Materials

  • curriculum binder
  • worksheets
  • 3 bird egg replicas
  • Western gull wing feathers
  • folding magnifier
  • 2 bird footprint stamps
  • 7 pairs of binoculars
  • 1 toy gull
  • 1 Audubon birdcall
  • Bird Beak Buffet Activity
  • Books: "About Birds - A Guide for Children" by Cathryn Sill; "A Nest Full of Eggs" by Priscilla Belz Jenkins; "Beaks!" by Sneed B. Collard III; "Cyril the Seagull" by Patricia Lines; "Little Green" by Keith Baker; "Robins - Songbirds of the Spring" by Mia Posada; "BIRD - Eyewitness Books" by Dorling Kindersley Limited; "BIRDS of San Francisco and the Bay Area" by Chris C. Fisher and Joseph Morlan.
 
 

Activities


Science: Learn about hummingbirds, robins, crows, gulls, doves, and finches. Examine real gull feathers and bird egg replicas.

Measuring/Cooking: Make delicious "Robin Redbreast's Favorite Soup" and "Twigs" for kids, seed treats for birds, and a bird feeder to hang in your schoolyard.

Arts & Crafts: Make a model hummingbird nest and a bird beak mask. Use bird footprint stamps to create your own unique piece of art.

Circle Time: Learn about beaks with the "Bird Beak Buffet" game. Try some bird watching and enjoy books and stories about birds.

Outside Time: Create a nest supply station or take an exciting nature walk.