Providing quality childcare to the Nicholasville and Lexington area!
Materials: Non toxic paint, feathers to glue as wings
Paper Plate Bird Nest
Materials: Paper plates, Brown Paint, Seed, Twigs, Collected Nature Items, Raffia or moss
Feather Writing in Bird Seed
The picture is shown with sand, but we will be using small bird seed as our median for writing practice.
Invitation to Build a Bird's Nest
Materials: Wreaths, twine, raffia, faux eggs, bird figurines, moss
Lay all materials out . Provide photos of nests and let them create!
Feather Beading Provocation
Provide long stemmed feathers and beads. Set up as picture with a written provocation to bead.
Pin the Tail Feathers on the Bird- Math
Materials: Clothes Pins, Numbered Bird Cutouts
Feed the Baby Bird- Fine Motor and Sensory Bin
Materials: Shredded paper or similar median, cutup pipecleaners as "worms", large tweezers or chopsticks for older groups, bird decorated cup to "feed"
Paint with Feathers
Materials: Feathers, Bird cutout, Paint
Predict, Measure and Pour- Birdseed Math
Materials: Bird Seed, Measuring Cups, Large containers, Funnels
Materials: Toilet paper rolls, peanut butter, bird seed, pipe cleaners
Play Dough Provocation with Loose Parts
Materials: Play Dough, Colored stars and popsicles sticks, google eyes. beads, feathers etc.
Supply realistic bird photos from the story "Feathers for Lunch" . Document with photos.
Egg Scoop for Babies and Toddlers
Materials: Ice cream scoopers or similar, Plastic eggs, Containers
Materials: Colored feathers and corresponding colored craft foam mats.
Materials: "Nests", Faux eggs, Numbers 1-5 or 5-10 to depending on age of child
Bird Nest Playdough- Invitation to Build
Materials: Play Dough, Nature Elements, Bird Seed, Feathers, Googly Eyes, Etc
Bird Nest from Brown Paper Bag
Materials: Brown lunch bags and scissors. Add shredded paper and cut out eggs.
A Little Bird that Starts with an Arrow- Bird Drawing
Teacher Directed Bird Craft
Precut shapes, Make a sample, and let the children mimic as they choose
Popsicle Stick Bird House
Materials- Popsicle Sticks, Glue, Paint
Bird Matching Photos
Real Life Bird Photos
Real Life Flowers and Nature Photos
Two Little Black Birds Sitting On a Hill
"Can you thread the beads onto the Feather?" Provocation
"Round Bird Can't Fly" by Leah McAndrews
Letter H Song
What is a Bird- Song and Movements
"The Best Nest" Read Aloud By PD Eastman 6:26 mins
"Flap Your Wings" by PD Eastman 3:54mins
Feathers For Lunch by Lois Ehlert
"Ten Eggs in a Nest" by Marilyn Saddler 4:56 mins
Bird Songs and Music
Five Little Birds