Backyard birds

Birds are all around us! Have fun exploring your backyard and neighbourhood, and try these activities and challenges with your family.

Download the activity sheet here and try the following challenges...

- make your own model binoculars to help you complete a set of backyard bird challenges, 

- test your bird identification skills,

- start a feather collection, and

- look for plants that birds visit to feed.

 Here's some inspiration for your backyard bird challenges...

 DIY binoculars:

 Backyard birds diy binoculars

  Try the fun challenges on the activity sheet:

Backyard birds activity sheet

 Looking for more fun activities? Take part in the Garden Bird Survey and become a citizen scientist! Or click on these links to make brilliant bird masks and an origami kereru.