Backyard Birds Unit Study (4 weeks, crafts, lesson plans, printables)


This 40-page resource guide is chock full of ideas for your next backyard bird study! Use it for a month, or use one week a year to extend your birding expertise year after year! Your kids will love revisiting this themed unit study because it’s so accessible, given that birds are everywhere!

The poetry, hymn, and Bible Memory pages are perfect for adding to your Morning Menus for circle time/morning time. 

This guide includes FOUR weeks of lesson plans based on a 5-day study. There is an activity suggested for each day. These plans can easily be modified for a 4-day week. Choose to complete all 4 weeks in a row, or do 1 week each month or each year for a “spiraling” study of birds! 


  • Morning Routine Activities & Description
  • Book List (with links to a shopping guide)
  • Supply List (with links to additional resources)
  • 4 themed weeks of curriculum (a 5-day plan, which can easily be modified for your schedule)
  • 4 hands-on activities (one for each weekly theme)
  • Hymn Printable: “His Eye is on the Sparrow”
  • Bible Memory Printable: Matthew 6:26
  • Bible Memory Copy work: 4 leveled pages
  • Literature: 6 Bird Poem printables
  • Language Arts: Collective Noun Birds Poster
  • Math: Bird Count Tracking Printable (use every day!)
  • Math: Graph Comparison Worksheet
  • Science: Bird Anatomy Labeling Worksheet
  • 2 Blank Notebook Pages (leveled for ages)
  • 3 Bird Illustrations Pages (use for copywork, games, etc)
  • BONUS: Bird Scavenger Hunt Game Card

40 Resource Pages total. 

**Graphic collage shows an example of SOME pages.

These resources contain some Christian / religious / faith-based content, but most of the pages are non-religious and can be used by both religious or secular homeschool. 

Please visit my blog post where I share more about how we use this curriculum in our homeschool.

–>>Please NOTE: This is a PDF digital file product ONLY. You will NOT receive the plastic menu cover or anything pictured in “lifestyle” photos.

LOOKING FOR MORE HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES? Check out my American History-themed menu great for CC Cycle 3 or any United States History study in my shop! 

Happy Strong Home was created to help mothers and homeschool families thrive by offering support, resources, and encouragement for your journey. We believe in teaching children to seek truth, goodness, and beauty, and that all truth ultimately leads back to God. Our printable resources help families take away the burden of curating quality morning time materials. So you can just snuggle up and enjoy classic poems, artwork, hymn, scripture, and Charlotte Mason affirmations, without all the scurrying!

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