Kid's Activities for the Big Garden Birdwatch

Are you joining in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend? It's a great way for kids to explore the variety of wildlife they have in their backyard & your findings help the RSPB collate valuable information about wild birds around the country. There's still time to join in, just follow
this link to download all you need. 


In the meantime, here are some great bird crafts & activities for your mini ornithologists to explore.


:: Create a Bird Watching station to observe & record the birds in your garden.


:: Make some Wild Bird Pen Toppers to help you draw & record all your observations. They also double-up as great little storytelling puppets too.


:: Design some Paperclip Birds.


:: Create a pop-up Bird Puppet in nest using a paper plate & twigs.


:: Create a super simple No Sew Sock Owl with some of the odd socks from your laundry basket.


:: These Owl Peg Puppets are great for playing with indoors & outside.


:: Collect some bird feathers & create your own fabulous feather quill pen


:: Spread a little love with these cute Bird Cards.


:: Turn an egg carton into a beautiful Bird Mask.


:: Create some Play Dough Owls with a few buttons & some homemade dough.


:: Explore the magic of mud in your backyard & build a Nest for the Birds.


:: Create some outdoor art with these Nature Owls.


:: Discover what it's like to be a bird & build yourself a giant nest to sit it!


:: Make your own Bird Cafe.


:: Give the birds in your backyard a treat with a Heart shaped berry bird feeder.


If you're looking for more bird themed activities & games for children
the RSPB have a great selection here