Bird Nature Study Series: Free Printables, Resources, Crafts and Activities – Bird Nests!

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Spring is upon us and what better way to enjoy it then to do an in depth Bird Nature Study?
Little spotted eggs in straw nest on moss tree

There are so many great things to study about birds so we are going to turn this into a 4 week series! Today is the first post in our series and it’s all about Bird Nests!

FREE Bird Nest Printables:
N is for Nest printable handwriting worksheets and lots of cute nest themed printables from Confessions of a Homeschooler.
I love this cute N is for Nest Printable Pack for Preschoolers from Teaching Mama.
Pattern Page -- Free Printable
Baby Birds Preschool Pack from Our Little Monkeys
Cut and Paste Bird Nest Play Set
Complete the Bird Nest Dot to Dot
Bird Nest Maze
Counting to 20, get the mama bird to her nest
Count the Eggs in the Nest Printable Counting Mats
Bird Nest Spring Sorting Activity
Nest Observation Sheet Science Activity
Amazing Bird Nests Amazing Words Activity 3rd grade level
Counting Eggs: Bird Emergent Reader
Bird Nests – 2 Grade Life Science Worksheet

Birds Nest  Hands On Activities and Crafts:
STEM Engineering Bird Nests – printable activity that will have students create a bird nest to withstand the elements of weather.

Build a Bird Nest Science Activity from Frugal Fun 4 Boys – build a nest with sticks and mud!

How to Make a Bird’s Nest Model Art Project from Melinda and Janice

FREE Bird’s Nest Chalk Pastel Tutorial from Southern Hodgepodge

Paper Mache Bird’s Nest from Things to Share and Remember

Printable Bird and Bird House Set from The Nurture Store

Websites and Information on Nests:
Bird Egg and Nest Identification from The Birders Report – this page has tons of information to learn from and photos of nests and eggs.

Birds as Builders of Homes by The EarthLife – this would be great to use as a unit study and explains how birds build nests and all the different nest types and how they are created.

Bird Nest Identification from Birding About

Fun Facts About Nests from Celebrate Urban Birds – cool photos and information on nests in the city.

Amazingly Interesting Facts About Peculiar Birds’ Nests from ABC’s of Animal World

Allen’s Hummingbird by S. Beals on Flickr, has beautiful photography of  different birds nests, birds and eggs. The kids love getting an up close look at the nests.

25 Stunning Photos of Bird’s Nests from Twisted Sifter – these photos are amazing!

We love these bird nest books:

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My Nest is Best $8.99 Now only $7.19 20% OFF

Birds and Their Nests $6.95

A Nest Full of Eggs $5.99

Stay tuned next Thursday for our next Bird Nature Study Series Post on Feeding Birds!

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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