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for bird clipart, photos, here
for art projects ... birds, nests, eggs ... click here
see also: life here
don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.png ... BEAUTIFUL! ... Birds in High Fashion Show (ppt)

songs & poems ... Can Teach ... thematic songs & poems
Woodpecker Knockin' ... song ... Mighty Book
woodpecker_knockin'.png ... Well, the beetles in the tree heard the woodpecker knockin'...

Headin' South ...An iceberg is no place for this bird! Sing along as it heads south for the winter.
RIF ... Read Along Stories & Songs

baby birds in their nest...

Flickr video of hummingbird and nest...

This hummingbird has made a nest in a camilla tree. The bird leaves and returns with some feather down for the nest. She appears to have a long tongue as well.

video -- The Hidden Beauty of Pollination ... by Louie Schwartzberg

Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee.
...also seen in the video: hummingbirds, bats, & butterflies; flowers opening, fruit ripening, plants growing

Bluebird of Happiness -- make a foldable paper bluebird ... The Toy Maker
(see the website for more free paper toys to make)

SUBJECTS: birds, science
SKILLS: reading, writing, introduction to research on the internet
Read "All About Birds" ... Zoom Birds from Enchanted Learning
    • moving (flying, running, swimming)
    • feathers
    • diet
    • nests & eggs
    • migration
    • classification of birds
    • bird songs
    • Do birds have knees?
    • heart rate & breathing
    • Why can birds perch on power lines?
print-out quizzes from information found in "Zoom Birds" ... Enchanted Learning

The Umbrella Bird Song ... You Tube

The Toucan Song .. You Tube