Here is a list of some books we enjoyed for B is for Bird!
- Are You My Mother? by PD Eastman
- These first three are classic PD Eastman! We love reading them over and over again!
- The Best Nest by PD Eastman
- Flap Your Wings by PD Eastman
- There’s a Bird on Your Head by Mo Willems
- This is a hilarious book about two best friends and an unexpected visitor. Winner of the Thedore Seuss Geisel award!
- Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard
- Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Birds by Jim Arnosky
- We enjoyed this beginning guide to bird watching. Great for ages 4+. Well written, interesting, and fun to look at.
- About Birds: A Guide for Children by Cathryn and Jon Sill
- This is beautiful book with basic information about birds. With only 10-20 words per page and realistic watercolor paintings, this is a good book for as young as 2 or 3.
- National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Birds
- This book has stunning photos of many different kinds of birds!
- Fine Feathered Friends: All About Birds by Tish Rabe
- This book is in the Cat in the Hat learning library. It is written to sound like a Dr. Seuss book and is packed with interesting information about birds including life cycle, habitat, and unique characteristics of several kinds of birds.
- Bb Coloring Sheets: Print off these Alphabet Coloring Sheets (variety pack) for coloring or stickering.
- Bb Dot-a-dot and Letter recognition: Try these Upper and Lower Case Dot-a-Dot sheets that include a letter recognition portion.
- Create your own B is for Bird page for painting. We love watercolors at this age!
Science & Math
- Go outside and listen to all the different bird sounds you hear. Try to copy them. Count how many different ones you hear.
- Draw or color a picture of the life cycle of a bird
- Put out a bird feeder. Make a list of all the different birds you see and their colors.
- Think of all the different birds you know. Move like that bird! Some fun ones: Flamingo, Ostrich, Penguin, Crane, Chicken, Owl, Duck, and Hawk.