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Feathered Friends Box
Learn more about our feathered friends, from songbirds to waterfowl to raptors! Young ornithologists get to design bird-protecting window clings, create different types of bird feeders and more in our exciting Feathered Friends box!
Learn More About Our Feathered Friends
If you’ve got a little one with an insatiable curiosity about birds, these kid-friendly videos might be right up their alley!
STEAM DIY Ideas
Activities for At-Home Learning
Want to take your kids’ learning about further? You’re in luck we have more feathered friend resources on our blog!
At Green Kid Crafts we were blogging before blogging was a thing. We’ve got DIY activities for days to keep your kids entertained.
Below you’ll find ideas related to the theme of this box.
More At-Home Learning Resources
We’ve collected and curated even more ways for kids to learn about birds!
Podcasts, books, environmental initiatives, and more.
Worth a Listen
In this special episode, the Brains On! podcast asked two rock star ornithologists to answer a flock of listener questions about birds. J. Drew Lanham and Corina Newsome talk flying, feathers, eggs, and how we can help birds. They also test their ears with the Mystery Sound and their obscure bird knowledge with a game called Real Birds or Just Words! Listen here.
How do owls eat? Why are owls nocturnal and how do they see in the dark? How do owls swivel their heads all the way around? Why do birds move their heads back and forth when they walk?
In this live episode of the But Why podcast, they answer all of your owl questions and teach kids how to make owl calls! Listen to the fun here.
Audubon Birding Adventures for Kids by Elissa Wolfson & Margaret Barker
Produced in association with the National Audubon Society, this book introduces your children to the love of all things birding! Whether exploring the backyard or the city, kid will learn about the habits of North America’s most popular songbirds, how to create safe environments for them, observe them, and more!
National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America by Jonathan Alderfer
Fly into the world of birds in this guide for kids to North America’s birds, featuring range maps, fun activities, cool facts, drawings, and more! Kids can soar with peregrine falcons in the pages of this engaging guide for kids just discovering these feathered friends.
by Editors of Storey Publishing
This book invites budding naturalists to head outside — in the woods, a park, or right in your backyard — to spot feathered friends. Kids are are led through the basics of birding, from identifying common birds to learning about habitat, migration and listening for bird songs.
Audubon’s mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.
The National Audubon Society conserves and restores natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.
The American Bird Conservancy is dedicated to conserving wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. They envision an Americas-wide landscape where diverse interests collaborate to ensure that native bird species and their habitats are protected, where their protection is valued by society, and where they are routinely considered in all land-use and policy decision-making.