Don’t miss this bird activities for preschoolers. You’ll find printables, books, and hands-on activities perfect for kids ages 3-6!
These bird activities are perfect for young children. Read a fun book, complete an adorable craft, and then choose a hands-on activity to learn more about birds, the life cycle of a bird, and how birds live in nature.
Bird Activities for Preschoolers
Below, you’ll find picture books that teach facts about birds. You’ll find bird feeder ideas and adorable bird nest crafts. There are quite a few bird-themed printable activities to use with your preschoolers, as well.
I hope you find several bird-themed activities that your preschoolers will love.
It’s so fun to study birds all year long. These winter bird books for preschoolers are a great way to introduce little ones to the birds they may see in the yard during the winter months.
Hands-On Activities for birds
Kids will love studying the birds in their own backyards with this fun backyard birds unit study! It includes books, experiments, and printables!
Entice the birds to visit your backyard when you hang this bird feeder preschool craft in a nearby tree. It’s perfect for backyard nature study!
I’ve always loved The Best Nest by P. D. Eastman. Read this one to your preschoolers, and then let them create a birds nest of their own.
Bird Crafts for Kids
Kids love transforming ordinary household items into fun crafts and art project. This bird mask egg carton craft is sure to delight kids of all ages.
Children of all ages will enjoy making this adorable baby bird nest craft! It’s a great addition to your spring lessons or your bird unit study.
Have your preschoolers practice their shapes as they complete this bird craft made with ovals, circles, rectangles, and more.
Bird Printables for Kids
Do not miss this adorable birds nest preschool math activity that encourages kids to practice counting to 20.
Spring is a great time of year to study birds. This bird life cycle lapbook features activities designed to teach how birds grow and the vocabulary associated with the process.
These tropical birds do-a-dot pages are a great no-prep activity for preschoolers. And, they’re great for strengthening fine motor skills.
BOOKS ABOUT BIRDS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about birds. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Bird Builds a Nest: A First Science Storybook - It’s time for Bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh — one of the twigs falls to the ground! But after a day of hard work, Bird’s nest is ready and waiting. Can you guess what it’s waiting for?
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Birds - This adorable reference introduces young readers to birds of all kinds: big and small, flyers and swimmers, colorful and plain. They’ll find backyard favorites, such as robins and cardinals and be introduced to more unique species that inhabit rainforests and deserts around the world.
Mrs. Peanuckle's Bird Alphabet - From the albatross to the zebra finch, Mrs. Peanuckle pulls out her binoculars and introduces toddlers to 26 species of birds from all around the world.
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Learn more about birds, from songbirds to waterfowl to raptors! Young ornithologists get to design bird-protecting window clings, create different types of bird feeders and more in this exciting Feathered Friends kit!
You are a Bird Feeder Engineer and want to invent a groovy bird feeder design that’s never been seen before. Can you design and build a bird feeder that meets the survival needs of local birds using upcycled materials?
That’s it for now! Be sure to check back regularly as this post will be updated often to reflect my newest life cycle activities.
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