Build a Birdhouse
Provide shelter and attract some fine feathered friends to your backyard!
Hover over each Learning Benefit below for a detailed explanation.
Fine Motor Skills
What you need:
- large plastic water bottle
- brown packing tape
- Popsicle sticks
What to do:
- Cut a hole in the front of the bottle for the birds to enter.
- Rip the tape into one- to two-inch pieces and cover the entire water bottle.
- Overlap and layer pieces to mimic bark on a tree.
- Glue the Popsicle sticks around the top of the bottle to make a roof.
- Tie a string around the neck of the bottle so you can hang it on a tree branch.
- Promotes fine motor skills
- Encourages appreciation of nature
- Introduces local bird species