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Welcome to my Birds, Nests and Birdhouses Preschool Lesson Planning Page. On this page you can find: links to preschool activities, book recommendations, suggested items to add to your learning spaces, and related Pre-K Printable fun products.
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Add bird watching items: Binoculars, Bird Books, Bird Magazines.
Create a "Child Sized" Bird Nest. Use a large Cardboard box, or a Kiddie pool. Provide pretend bird wings, and beaks.
Check out this life sized nest tutorial from Creekside Learning
Add: Plastic Birds, Nests, Birdhouses, and Trees to the building space.
Community Member Amanda W. of Tykes 'n Tots Preschool & Daycare provides the children with various materials used to build a real bird nest- dried grass, leaves, moss, twigs, dirt, and mud (They collected some of their own). The Children shaped moist clay and added the nature items to their nests. Then, we added pretend birds to the nests.
Ideas from our Readers & Members
This lovely invitation to explore birds was created by community member Laurie P. of Pitter Patter Dayhome.
Sorting eggs activity from the Pre-K Printable Fun Bird Activity Pack
Light Table Invitation created by Community member
Laurie P. of Pitter Patter Dayhome.
Sorting birds that can fly from the Pre-K Printable Fun Bird Activity Pack
Sheena Wheeler of Building Blocks Family Childcare created this fun outdoor bird watching area.
Build a nest sequencing activity from the Pre-K Printable Fun Bird Activity Pack
This adorable bird feeding and watching area was shared by Community member Kathy M. ofJust like home Childcare and Preschool
Bird Sensory Bin by Jen H. of Stepping Stones Pre-K Academy
Bird sensory bin created by community member Laurie P. of Pitter Patter Dayhome.
Bird Sensory Bin created by Community Member Erica P. of
Erica's Educare Learning Center
Stock up on feathers this week! Add Bird related cookie cutters to your Art space to use with play dough, or stamping. Add Bird Stickers, and items that can be used to create nests.
Set up an Outdoor Space for Bird Watching: Add a variety of Bird Feeders, Nesting Materials, Binoculars, a notebook for drawing birds, Reference Books, and a comfy space to sit and observe.
Create a bird feeding station. Provide them with various items to create their own bird feeders, nests, and birdhouses.
Bird Nest Dough Invitation from The Kindergarten Connection
DIY Bird Feeders using Pinecones (coated in nut butter and rolled in bird seed), and Popcorn and raisin strings. Shared by Community Member Amanda W. of
Tykes 'n Tots Preschool & Daycare
Feather Painting From Munchkins and Moms
Bird Sponge Stamping by Cutting Tiny Bites
Feathered Parrots by Little Page Turners
Construction Paper Nest from Frugal Fun for Boys
Toddler feather sorting activity from Fantastic Fun and Learning
Fine Motor Feather Cutting by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Feather experiment by Life over C's
Feed the birds fine motor activity from Learning 4 Kids
Pretend to be Birds and Fly Around the room
Go on a Bird Hunt
Gather items and build a nest together
Make Bird Calls
Play Duck Duck Goose
Items to Enhance your space
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