Birds – weekly theme prompt
10 ideas for birds activities
To help you do a spot of bird watching in your garden, how about making a fab bird feeder from empty plastic bottles, like this one at Lucky me!
If you fancy a bit of bird spotting with the kids, Kitchen counter chronicles have some great tips to help you.
You could get crafty with these lovely colourful paper plate birds at Happy Hooligans
I love this idea of eating like a bird from My nearest and dearest, to help toddlers and preschoolers with fine motor skills whilst encouraging some fun pretend play.
I think this idea from Creekside teacher tales is fantastic. The children think about how nests are made, then go out and have a go at making their own.
If the weather turns bad you could do some indoor pretend birding with these binoculars for the day from Modern parents messy kids
Here’s a great idea for a bird sensory tub play with maths learning via Familylicious. You could use this idea and pretend to share out the bird seed between pretend birds, counting the scoops etc.
This homemade bird bath idea from Life and learning through tears and laughter is just fantastic. I really want to make these!
This simple pinecone bird craft looks great from Naturally educational. You could go for a nature walk to collect the pinecones, then create these lovely birds afterwards.
Here’s a good way to teach children how to draw birds at the same time as learning their letters via We heart art.
There are my 10 suggestions for having a bird themed week. I hope you have fun. Please tell us if you have any other ideas for bird activities in the comments, we’d love to hear them.