How to Introduce a Bird Theme

Bird Unit | Every Star is Different
Find lots of free printables to add to your birds unit here!  From birds around the world, to different types of nests, to predators and prey, your students will enjoy learning about all kinds of facts about birds.

Preschool Birds Lesson Plan | Preschool Teacher 101 (affiliate link)
This printable pack will help you plan out and execute your bird unit.  It includes daily lesson plans, a recommended book list, center descriptions, and 12 related printable activities!  Lots of bird themed early math and literacy activities are included.

Language Activities

Birds Beginning Sounds | Preschool Activities Nook
This printable is available on Teachers Pay Teachers.  Matching letters and pictures to practice beginning sounds.

Bird Seed Sensory Writing Tray | School Time Snippets
I love this idea to use bird seed in a sensory writing tray!  What a great alternative to sand or salt!

Math Activities

Color Sorting and Counting Birds | Early Learning Ideas
I love these adorable birds and feathers from Early Learning Ideas!  Great for color sorting, working on counting, AND get some fine motor practice in, too!

Fine Motor Activities

Clothespins and Chicks | Powerful Mothering
This might be my favorite activity of all!  These chicks and mama birds are so cute, easy to make, and will keep your little ones busy for a long time.

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Craft Activities

Spin and Glue a Bird Craft | Mosswood Connections
Turn a simple gluing craft into a fun game by using a spinner!  What a great idea!

Baby Bird and Nest Craft | Buggy and Buddy
This is an easy an cute birds nest collage that both younger and older children will enjoy.  The baby birds are easy to make and you can use all kinds of materials to add texture to the nests!

Bird Art with 2D Shapes | Fantastic Fun and Learning
This craft is a great way to be creative while paying attention to the shapes that things are made of.

Sensory and Dramatic Play

Bird’s Nest Sensory Bin | Fantastic Fun and Learning
I can see little ones wanting to spend hours in this sensory bin, building nests, feeding birds, and just enjoying the feel of the bird seed!

Birds Sensory Bin | Pinay Homeschooler
I love this duckling sensory bin with water beads!  It’s wet and squishy and fun!

Science/STEM Activities

Peeps Parachute STEM Challenge | The Preschool Toolbox
Do some analysis and problem solving with this fun peeps parachute challenge from The Preschool Toolbox.  This will be great for your older preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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More Resources for a Preschool Birds Theme

Build A Nest Read Along | Powerful Mothering
Homemade Bird Feeders using Frames | Buggy and Buddy
Baby Bird Egg Shakers Crafts | Buggy and Buddy
Free Printable: Birding with Kids | Buggy and Buddy
Invitation to Build a Bird Nest | Little Worlds Big Adventures
Popsicle Stick Bird’s Nest | Planning Playtime
Flamingo Paper Plate Craft | The Inspiration Edit
Pom Pom Birds | Red Ted Art
Tissue Paper Chicks | Red Ted Art
Bird Identification Flash Cards | Look We’re Learning
Bird’s Nest Playdough Invitation | Fantastic Fun and Learning
Eagle Paper Roll Craft | Crystal and Co.
Bird Life Cycle Sequencing Cutting Strips | Wise Owl Factory
Montessori Inspired Owl Unit | Living Montessori Now
The Perfect Nest: An Outdoor Classroom Inquiry Project | Megan Zeni
Bird Feeder Craft | Mommy’s Bundle
Love Birds Printable Cards and Drawing Prompt | Adventure in a Box
Montessori Inspired Bird Math | Every Star is Different
Bird Unit 2 With Free Printables | Every Star is Different
Bird Puppet Kids Craft | Messy Little Monsters
Bird Themed Tuff Tray | Learning And Exploring Through Play
Bird Beak Adaptations | The Usual Mayhem
Paper Plate Birds Nests and Bird Puppets | Sun Hats & Wellie Boots
Owl Eyesight STEM Exploration | JDaniel4’s Mom
Montessori Inspired Bird Unit | Pinay Homeschooler
Make a Bird Feeder | Creating Creatives