Bird's Nest - FamilyEducation

Bird's Nest

When this nest is complete, your child might want to put a toy bird or eggs in it.

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 20 minutes

Materials:

  • Heavy-duty poster board
  • Mud
  • Leaves and grass
  • Sticks, twigs, and pine needles

If you have the chance, show your child a real-life bird's nest. Talk about what he would use to build a nest if he were a bird. When this nest is complete, your child might want to put a toy bird or eggs in it.

  1. Let your child make a mixture of the mud and the leaves and grass.
  2. Help him form the mixture into a nest shape.
  3. Let him add the sticks, twigs, and pine needles for interest.
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