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Build a Bird Feeder

Day 1

Learning Objective: Students will understand and follow Classroom Expectations

Materials Needed: Internet / phone

Activity: Review classroom expectations and google classroom. Discuss students prior experiences with birds / bird feeders / building. Discover songbirds that are commonly found in Wisconsin. Read Goldfinch Description from handout. Homework- Listen to goldfinch songs.

Day 2

Learning Objective: Students will recognize a Robin call.

Materials Needed: Internet / phone, welcome letter, handout, build base of the birdfeeder.

Activity: Review kit materials, welcome letter and handout.

Build the base of the birdfeeder. Read Robin Description from handout. Homework- listen to Robin song

Day 3

Learning Objective: Students will recognize a Cardinal call.

Materials Needed: Internet / phone

Activity: Build the walls of the birdfeeder. Read Cardinal Description from handout.

Homework: listen to Cardinal songs.

Day 4

Learning Objective: Students will recognize a Blue Jay call.

Materials Needed: Internet / phone

Activity: Add the twine and perch to the bird feeder. Read Blue Jay Description from handout.

Homework: listen to Blue Jay songs.

Day 5

Learning Objective: Students will recognize a Chickadee call.

Materials Needed: Internet / phone

Activity: Show and Share creations. Read Chickadee Description from handout. Listen to Chickadee songs in class.