Topic 3: Birds, Animals and Insects in the Garden

IDEAS AND TIPS:

Step One:

Review pages 17 - 18 of the activity handbook.  
Prepare your activity - There are great hints and tips and preparation ideas in the handbook. 
Speak to other members of staff to get them involved. 

Step Two:

Advertise the event    COME AND JOIN US POSTER

Step Three:

Make sure you have collected, printed or have ordered all materials needed for the activities.

Step Four:

As shown in the handbook - Follow the instructions to make the activity an event and use the activity handbook to guide you.

IDEAS AND TIPS:

  • RSPB

www.rspb.org.uk

  • Attracting Wildlife Into The Garden

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22720319

  • Making Bird Feeders

http://thediydreamer.com/inspiration/20-unique-bird-feeders/

  • Making Bird Tables

http://www.rspb.org.uk/advice/helpingbirds/feeding/birdtables/making.aspx

  • Making Felt Birds

http://www.lavendersbluedesigns.com/diy-fabric-bird-tutorial-free-printable/

or look up felt birds on Pinterest.

Storytelling:

  • Stories About Wildlife

www.taleswithmorals.com

https://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/families/children/earlyyears/stories/

 

Poetry that can be used for this topic:

http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems/wildlife

http://www.wildlifeservices.co.uk/poems.html

http://www.poetseers.org/themes/poems-about-birds/index.html

Kevin Harrison