Little man has said that this year he wants his summer study to be birds. Let the research commence!
Need- bird anatomy - http://ci.santa-rosa.ca.us/doclib/documents/JuniorBirdlist.pdf
wings http://taikoneesan.tumblr.com/post/22735023640/birds-in-order-allens-hummingbird-f-arctic, http://nambroth.deviantart.com/art/Realistic-Bird-Wings-96309379, http://art-and-sterf.tumblr.com/post/50553539389/ecmajor-some-useful-references-i-found-might,
eyes - different kinds for different purposes. What can you guess about a bird's lifestyle based on its parts.
Bird Anatomy Diagram puzzle - http://www.nurturinglearning.com/bird-puzzle/
Different homes birds live in. What are the advantages and disadvantages.
Bird song. Recordings of bird calls. Practice imitating them. Do we have any instruments that sound like them?
Clay Pot Bird Bath
What different things to birds eat?
Put different things in different feeders and hypothesize what birds will come to which feeders.
Bird Seed Mosaic
Egg shaker with birds in
Writing and Vocabulary
Words - Bird, Nest, Feathers
Names of specific birds.
The Magpie's Nest
The Boy Who Drew Birds
In the Nest