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1 Family Child Care Home Instructional Unit: AIR ANIMALS

2 Family Child Care Home Instructional Unit: AIR ANIMALS AUTHOR Dr. Janice Wood Crawford Early Literacy Faculty Fellow The Instructional Units presented here were funded in part by the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Fund for the Improvement of Education as part of the Virtual School Readiness Incubator Project, the, and the Early Learning Coalition of Duval, Inc. These materials are still in the refinement phase and should be used with this caution in mind. The content of these units does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of or imply endorsement by the U. S. Department of Education, the University of North Florida, and/or the Early Learning Coalition of Duval, Inc. No claim is made on those materials that are in the public domain Reproduction of these materials for resale or distribution is prohibited. University of North Florida University Center Alumni Drive Jacksonville, Florida (904) FAX (904)

3 Family Child Care Home Instructional Units The Family Child Care Home Instructional Units are curriculum resource units for Family Home providers and teachers. The Instructional Units are standards-based and are strongly rooted in an evidence-based framework. The Instructional Unit topics were determined by the needs of professional development providers and teachers. They are easily adaptable to the needs of children, ranging in age from two years through four years, in a variety of learning environments and inclusive settings. Instructional Unit Topics Colors Letters Counting All About Me - My Feelings Weather Transportation Plants Opposites Air Animals Shapes Numbers All About Me - Body Parts/Senses My Family and Friends My Community Care of the Earth Day and Night Water Animals Land Animals 3

4 Ages Oral Language Experiences Oral Language Listens to and responds to songs and books about air animals Says air animal names Uses vocabulary words Learning Experiences Alphabet Knowledge Identifies air animal pictures Science Identifies two characteristics of air animals Distinguishes between air animals and water animals Identifies two air animals About Birds By Cathryn Sill Core Vocabulary Words bird nest fly feathers Rich Vocabulary Words eggs swim run bills Additional Children s Books A Butterfly s Life, Melissa Blackwell Burke Flap Your Wings, P. D. Eastman I Heard Said the Bird, Polly Berrien Berends If You Were a Parrot, Katherine Rawson Owl Babies, Martin Waddell Owl (See How They Grow), DK Publishing 4

5 Oral Language Activities Materials Needed Book: About Birds Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #1 Cut out picture from Activity Pictures #2 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #3 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #13 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #14 Activities Tell the children that they will be learning about air animals. You are going to be reading a story about birds that use their wings to fly in the air. Ask the children to look at the cover of the book and tell you what they see. Point to the picture of the bird and say the word bird. Tell the children that birds fly in the air. Use the words bird, nest, eggs, and fly while discussing the cover of the book. Show the children the book and help them describe the picture of the nest on the cover of the book. Help them describe the eggs and the baby bird in the nest. Tell the children that birds build their nests outdoors and put them in trees. While discussing the book, show the Vocabulary Word cards from Activity Pictures #13 to the children. Point to and say each word. Remind the children that birds fly by using their wings. Birds use their beaks to get food. Sing the Little Bird song with the children. Little Bird Little bird, little bird, fly around. (flap arms) Up in the sky, down to the ground. (reach up and down) Little bird, little bird, flap your wings, (flap arms) And open your beak. Look around for things to eat. Little bird, little bird, fly to your nest. (flap arms) Now it s time to take a rest. (Put heads down) 5

6 Activities Show the children the bird in Activity Pictures #1. Point to each of the following: Birds have feathers covering their bodies. Birds have two wings to fly. Birds have tail feathers. Birds have a beak or bill to gather food. Birds have two claws. Tell the children that all birds have feathers, and most birds use their wings to fly. Although some birds fly and swim. Birds build nests for their homes. Most birds eat insects and worms. Before reading the book to the children, read the following information about birds. This information will help you answer questions and initiate conversations about birds. Birds Have Feathers Birds are the only animals that have feathers. Feathers help birds stay warm and cool. Feathers are different colors. Feathers can be shades of brown or brightly colored. Birds Fly Birds spread their wings to fly. Birds use their tail feathers to help them steer. Not all birds fly. An ostrich is too heavy to fly and penguins use their wings to swim. Birds Eat With Their Beaks/Bills Beaks help birds gather their food. Birds use their beaks to eat. Birds don t have teeth. Birds eat fish, insects, small plants and seeds. Birds Lay Eggs in Nests Birds build nests in trees and on land for their home. Birds use soft feathers, grass, and small twigs to make their nests. Birds lay eggs in their nests. Birds Legs and Claws Birds use their feet and claws to swim, perch, climb, and run. Some birds have long legs and some have short legs. Most birds have four toes called claws. Some birds have webbed feet. 6

7 First Reading of the Book Show the book About Birds to the children. Introduce the book to the children by pointing to the bird and the nest on the cover of the book. Ask them what they see. Point out that the mother bird built a nest for her eggs. Tell them the title of the book is About Birds and the author s name is Cathryn Sill. Tell the children you are only going to be reading the first part of the book. As you are reading the first few pages, highlight the words birds, feathers, nest, and fly. Identify the first letter and sound of each word. Read the first page of the book. Point to the feathers covering the bird s body. Tell the children that all birds have feathers on their bodies. Read the next page and tell them that birds build nests for their eggs. Ask the children to look at the picture of the nest and tell you what birds use to build their nests (twigs, grass). Read the next two pages that show that birds build nests on the ground or high up in trees. Read until you come to Plate 10. Show the children the Vocabulary Word cards from Activity Pictures #13 and discuss each word. After reading the first few pages, ask the following questions: What covers the bodies of birds? (feathers) Why do birds build nests? (to keep their eggs) Where do birds build nests? (in trees and on the ground) Take the children outdoors to look for birds. Ask the children to desctibe the birds they see. Second Reading of the Book Open the book to the page that talks about how birds travel (Plate 6). Point to the picture and ask the children to describe what the birds are doing (flying in the air). Tell them that some birds travel by flying, some birds travel by swimming, and some birds travel by running. Read the next three pages in the book. Ask the children to stand up and pretend they are flying by flapping their arms. Ask them to pretend they are swimming, and then to pretend they are running. Go through the first ten pages of the book and point out the different colors of the bird feathers. Tell the children that birds are many different colors. As you are reading the pages of the book, highlight the words birds, nest, and fly. Identify the first letter and sound of each word. Show the children the Vocabulary Words cards from Activity Pictures #13. Ask the children how birds travel. (fly, swim, run) 7

8 Activities Tell the children that all animals need homes. Homes provide shelter and keep animals warm in the winter. Birds build nests out of materials that they find in nature. Show the children the picture of the nest on the front cover of the book. Take the children outdoors to find items to build a nest. Gather items such as feathers, grass, string, twigs, pieces of bark, straw, leaves and weeds. When indoors, use the nature items to make a nest. Use brown strips of construction paper to weave into the nest. Third Reading of the Book Continue reading the book by starting on the page where the birds are flocking together. Point to the picture and tell the children that the birds are flocking together. Turn the page and tell them that some birds, like owls, like to be alone. Owls perch in trees by themselves. Continue reading the page about beaks. Tell the children that birds have many different types of beaks. Point to and describe the five different types of beaks on the page. Tell them that birds talk to each other by singing. Ask the children to make different chirping sounds. Read the next page and point out all of the different types of birds. Point to individual birds and ask the children to describe what they see (long and short wings, short and long legs, red and blue birds, long bills and short bills). Read the remaining pages of the book and ask the following questions: Why do birds have bills? (to gather their food and eat it) Have you ever heard birds singing? When reading the book, highlight the CORE and Rich Vocabulary words. When you introduce the words, identify the first letter and say the beginning sound of the letter. Read the book several times throughout the week. Read the books suggested in the Additional Children s Books section. Give each child a Take-Home Bracelet from Activity Pictures #14. Use the pictures from Activity Pictures #2 for this activity. Discuss with the children how animals that fly need wings. Ask them to identify one animal from the book that can fly. Tell the children you are going to make a chart with two sides. One side is for animals that fly and the other side is for animals that do not fly. Title one side, Animals That Fly and the other side, Animals That Do Not Fly. Give each child 1 2 pictures from Activity Pictures #2 and have them place their pictures on one of the sides of the chart paper. 8

9 Activities Remind the children that birds fly in the air. Show them the picture of the bird from Activity Pictures #1. As you say the word bird, identify the first letter of the word and say the sound of the letter. Tell the children that birds have feathers on their bodies and use their wings to fly in the air. They use their claws to grasp branches that they sit on. Ask the children to point out the feathers, wings, eyes, and beak of the bird. Ask the children to draw a picture of a bird. Remind them to add feathers, beaks, and claws for their feet. Ask them to print the word bird under their picture. Remind the children that some animals live on the land, some fly in the air, and some live in the water. Show the pictures of the bird, fish and rabbit from Activity Pictures #3 to the children and identify each picture. Tell them that birds are air animals, fish are water animals, and rabbits are land animals. Place the pictures on the floor. Sing the Animals song with the children. Animals (Tune: If You re Happy and You Know It) Verse 1 There are animals on the floor, on the floor. There are animals on the floor, on the floor. There are animals on the floor, bird, fish and rabbit, There are air animals on the floor, on the floor. Verse 2 Find the bird on the floor, on the floor. Find the bird on the floor, on the floor. Find the bird on the floor, hold it up and find some more. Find the bird on the floor, on the floor. Continue singing the song until the children have identified the fish and the rabbit. 9

10 Learning Activities Materials Needed Cut out picture from Activity Pictures #1 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #4 Animals of All Kinds flash cards Activities Tell the children they are going to draw a picture of a bird. Place the picture of the bird from Activity Pictures #1 on the table. Point out the wings, feathers, feet, and beak of the bird. Give the children paper and crayons. Ask them to draw a picture of the bird. While the children are drawing, remind them to draw feathers, wings, feet, claws, and a beak on their bird. When the pictures are complete, help the children write the letter b or the word bird under their picture. Use the bird pictures from Activity Pictures #4 for this activity. Place the numbered birds on the table while counting the birds. Ask the children to look at the birds and use words to describe the birds. Point out different characteristics of the birds. Start with the number one bird, and count each bird. Give each child a bird and ask them to place their bird on the table while counting the birds. Repeat this activity several times throughout the week. Use the air animal pictures from the Animals of All Kinds flash cards for this activity. Select the following cards: birds, chickens, ostrich, owl, and toucan. As you show the children the cards, tell them that most birds fly, but the ostrich does not fly. Point out the colors and the shapes of the birds. Take a walk outdoors. Ask the children to watch and listen for birds chirping. Ask them to tell you the colors of the different birds they see. Ask them to make chirping noises like the birds. 10

11 Ages Oral Language Experiences Listens to and responds to songs and books about air animals Uses vocabulary words in conversation Makes predictions and synthesizes information about air animals Learning Experiences Alphabet Knowledge Recognizes some air animal names Independently writes names of air animals Science Distinguishes among air animals and land animals Describes how air animals are alike and how they are different Demonstrates how air animals move Identifies five air animals About Birds By Cathryn Sill CORE Vocabulary Words First Reading birds feathers nest fly bills CORE Vocabulary Words Second Reading hatch eggs flock Rich Vocabulary Words air animals Additional Children s Books Animal Homes, Angela Wilkes Backyard Bird Calls, George H. Harrison Birds, Kevin Henkes Do You Know About Birds?, Buffy Silverman How to Hide a Butterfly, Ruth Heller Owls, Adrienne Mason Where Butterflies Grow, Joanne Ryder 11

12 Oral Language Activities Materials Needed Book: About Birds Copy picture from Activity Pictures #1 Cut out picture from Activity Pictures #5 Large Pinecone Peanut Butter Bird Seed Cut out words from Activity Pictures #15 Cut out bracelets from Activity Pictures #16 Activities Remind the children that some animals fly in the air, some animals live on land, and some live in water. Tell them that they are going to be reading about birds, which are air animals. Show the children the cover of the book, About Birds, and point to the bird on the cover. Tell them that birds use their wings to fly in the air and they will find out about all the different kinds of birds when they read the book. Say the chant, All About Birds, with the children. All About Birds There was a little bird, sitting in a tree. (hold up one finger) He was all alone, and he didn t want to be. So he flew far, far away, (flap arms) And brought back a friend, to sit in the tree. (hold up two fingers) There are two little birds, sitting in a tree. (hold up two fingers) They were all alone, and didn t want to be. So they flew far, far away, (flap arms) And brought back a friend, to sit in the tree. (hold up three fingers) After you finish each verse, substitute the numbers four and five. Tell the children that birds are many different sizes and colors. Even though birds are different colors and sizes, most of them fly in the air. Tell them that there are some birds that do not fly, like penguins. 12

13 Activities Show the children the bird picture from Activity Pictures #1. Point out the wings, feathers, beak, and claws. Ask the children to draw a picture of a bird and print the word bird at the bottom of the page. Sing the Five Little Birds song with the children. Five Little Birds Five little birds sitting by the door, One flew away and then there were four. Four little birds singing in the tree, One flew away and then there were three. Three little birds looking at you, One flew away and then there were two. Two little birds sitting in the sun, One flew away and then there was one. One little bird just having fun, He flew away and then there were none. Before reading the book to the children, read the following information about birds. This information will help you answer questions and initiate conversations about birds. Birds Have Feathers Birds are the only animals that have feathers. Feathers help birds stay warm and cool. Birds fluff their feathers to stay warm in the winter and flatten their feathers to cool down in the summer. Feathers are different colors. Feathers can be shades of brown or brightly colored. Birds Fly Birds spread their wings to fly. Birds have different shaped wings. Birds use their tail feathers to help them steer. Not all birds can fly. An ostrich is too heavy to fly and penguins use their wings to swim. Birds Eat With Their Beaks/Bills Beaks help birds gather their food. Birds use their beaks to eat. Birds don t have teeth. They use their beaks to rip food apart before eating it. Birds eat fish, insects, small plants and seeds. Birds are important to us because they eat insects and pollinate plants. 13

14 Activities Birds Lay Eggs in Nests Birds build nests in trees and on land. Birds use soft feathers and small twigs to make their nests. Birds lay eggs in their nests. Birds Legs and Claws Birds use their feet and claws to swim, perch, climb, and run. Some birds have long legs and some have short legs. Most birds have four toes called claws. Some birds have webbed feet. First Reading of the Book Show the children the cover of the book, About Birds. Ask them to tell you what they think the book is going to be about. Tell the children that birds are animals of the air and they use their wings to help them fly. Point to the nest on the cover of the book. Tell them that birds build nests in trees where they lay their eggs. Read the title of the book and the author s name. Describe some of the characteristics of air animals to the children. Look through the book and point out the following characteristics of air animals: Birds have feathers on their bodies to help keep them warm. Birds make nests for their eggs. Most birds fly, but some birds swim and run. There are many different kinds of birds. While reading the book, highlight the words birds, feathers, nest, fly, and bills. When you introduce the words, identify the first letter of each word and emphasize the beginning sounds of the words. Use the word cards from Activity Pictures #15 when introducing the Vocabulary Words. Point to and say the name of each word. Ask the following questions while reading the book: Is a bird an air animal or a water animal? (air) What do birds have on their bodies? (feathers) How do birds gather their food? (they use their beaks) Take the children outdoors to look at birds. Ask them to describe the birds. Listen for birds chirping. 14

15 Second Reading of the Book Read the book again. Show the children the cover of the book and ask them to tell you what the book is about. Remind the children that most birds build nests in trees for laying their eggs. Open the book to the first page and ask the children what covers the bodies of birds (feathers). Point to the feathers covering the bird s body. Turn the page and point to the nest. Ask the children why birds build nests (to lay their eggs). Turn the page and ask the children where this nest was built (on the ground). Tell them that other birds build their nests high up in trees. Turn the page and look at the picture of the nest. Ask them where the nest is (high up in a tree). As you turn the pages, remind the children that some birds do not build nests. Continue reading the book. While reading the book, highlight the words hatch, flock, and eggs. Use the word cards from Activity Pictures #15 when introducing the Vocabulary Words. Identify the first letter and sound of each word. Stop reading the book and ask the following questions: Where do birds fly? (in the air) Do all birds fly? (no, some swim) Why do birds build nests? (to lay their eggs) What do birds do when they flock together? (stay together) What happens when eggs hatch? (baby birds) Third Reading of the Book As you read the book a third time, review the following words: hatch, eggs, and flock. Continue reading the book, talking about how some birds flock together and some birds stay alone. Point to the picture of the owl. Tell the children that owls use their feet to perch high up in trees during the night hours. They usually sit in the trees by themselves. Turn the page and look at the pictures of different types of beaks. Point to the different beaks and ask the children to describe how the beaks look. Remind them that birds use their beaks to get and eat their food. Birds are important to us because they eat insects and pollinate plants. Tell the children that birds communicate with each other by chirping. Ask them to make chirping sounds. Finish reading the rest of the book and ask the following questions: How are birds important to us? (they eat insects and pollinate plants) Why do birds have bills? (to gather and eat their food, and crack seeds) How do birds communicate or talk to each other? (by chirping) What are some of the sounds that birds make? 15

16 Third Reading of the Book After reading the book several times, go through the pages and point to and say the name of each bird. The name of each bird is listed on the pages of the book. When reading the book, highlight the CORE and Rich Vocabulary words. Read the book several times throughout the week. Read the books suggested in the Additional Children s Books section. Give each child a Take-Home Bracelet from Activity Pictures #16. Activities Talk about what birds use to build their nests sticks, grass clippings, yarn, string, and paper. Take a walk outdoors with the children and gather items that can be used to build a nest. Go back indoors and place the nest items around the room. Ask the children to pretend they are birds and to gather the items to build a nest. Use the gathered items to build a nest. Challenge the older children to make their own nests. Sing the Building a Nest song with the children. Building a Nest Use some twigs, some grass and a piece of string, To build a nest high up in a tree. After a while, the eggs will hatch, And there will be baby birds to see. Birds fly high, up in the sky, Bringing back food for their babies, by and by. Remind the children that there are many different kinds of birds. Most birds use their wings to fly. All birds have beaks to gather and eat their food. Remind them that water animals live in or near the water, like fish and turtles; and air animals fly in the air. Take a piece of chart paper and draw a line down the middle of the paper. Tell the children that one side of the chart is for air animals and the other side of the chart is for water animals. Give each child one of the air and water animal pictures from the Activity Pictures #5 to place under the air animal side or the water animal side of the chart. 16

17 Activities Help the children make a pinecone bird feeder. Remind them that birds eat seeds, nuts, grains, and insects. Tell them that they are going to help feed the birds by making a bird feeder. Tie a few feet of string onto a large pinecone. Cover the pinecone with peanut butter. Roll the pinecone in bird seed. Hang the bird feeder from a tree branch outdoors. Encourage the children to watch the birds eat the seeds. Take the children for a walk outdoors. Be very quiet. Can you hear any birds chirping? Ask the children if they can mimic the sounds the birds make. Ask the children the following question and encourage them to discuss the topic using descriptive words: Do you think it is a good idea to keep a bird in a cage? Learning Activities Materials Needed Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #6 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #7 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #8 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #9 Cut out picture from Activity Pictures #10 (one for each child) Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #11 Cut out pictures from Activity Pictures #12 Tissue paper Pipe Cleaners Feathers Animals of All Kinds Flash Cards Activities Ask the children if they have ever seen a butterfly. Ask them to describe what they remember about the butterflies. Tell them that butterflies are insects, but they fly in the air. Review some of the characteristics of butterflies: 17

18 Activities Butterflies are insects. Butterflies are many different colors. Butterflies have two antennae that they use to smell. Butterflies get nectar from flowers. Display the pictures of the butterfly s life cycle, from Activity Pictures #6. Describe the stages of the life cycle of the butterfly while displaying the pictures. Stage 1 Tiny eggs on leaves. Stage 2 Caterpillars hatch from the eggs. Caterpillars eat leaves. Stage 3 Caterpillars form a case around their bodies called a chrysalis. They stay in the chrysalis for 14 days. Stage 4 The chrysalis breaks open and a butterfly climbs out. When the wings dry, the butterfly begins to fly. Place the pictures of the four stages of a butterfly s life on the table and ask the children to put the pictures in order. Repeat this activity several times throughout the week. Place various pieces of colored tissue paper and small pieces of construction paper on the table. Give each child a piece of construction paper. Ask the children to fold their paper in half and outline one half of a butterfly. Cut out the butterflies. Use markers and tissue paper to decorate the butterflies. Use two short pieces of pipe cleaners to staple on the antennae. The children can take their butterflies home. Use the pictures and word cards from Activity Pictures #7 for this activity. Tell the children that a bird is an air animal. Show them the following pictures: bird flying, wing of a bird, bird s beak, and bird s nest. As you show the pictures, talk about the characteristics of each picture. Show the children the following word cards: fly, wing, beak, and nest. As you say each word, identify the first letter of each word and say the sound of the letters. Place the word cards and the pictures on the table and ask the children to match the pictures with the word cards. 18

19 Activities Put the bird pictures from Animals of All Kinds flash cards on the table birds, chickens, ostrich, penguins, toucan, ducks, owl. Tell the children to look for the following on the pictures: wings, different types of beaks, feathers, different types of feet. As they are looking at each picture, review the following information: Birds have wings and feathers and eat insects and worms. Chickens have toes they use to dig for worms, seeds and bugs to eat. Toucans have brightly colored bills and eat fruit and like warm weather. Owls sleep during the day, and have large heads and soft feathers. Ostriches cannot fly, but run very fast. They eat plants and lizards. Penguins they cannot fly and use their wings as flippers to help them swim. Ducks have waterproof feathers and webbed feet that make them good swimmers. Tell the children that birds have different kinds of feet and that they use their feet and claws for different purposes. Look through the pictures in the book and point out the different purposes of the bird s feet and claws. Some birds have webbed feet to use to swim, like a duck. Some use their feet to perch on tree branches, like a cardinal. Some use their feet to climb, like an owl, and some use their feet to run, like a roadrunner. Use the pictures from Activity Pictures #8 for this activity. Match the pictures of the bird s feet with the words swimming feet, perching feet, climbing feet and running feet. Use the picture cards from Activity Pictures #9 for this activity. Display the cards and say the name of the picture. Identify the letter and say the sound of the letter with the children: Bb is for bird Dd is for dove Ee is for eggs Ff is for fly Nn is for nest Oo is for owl After reviewing each card, give one card to each child. Say the name of the letter (b, d, e, f, h, n) and ask the children to respond by saying, B is for bird while holding up the picture card. Do this activity several times throughout the week. Make one copy for each child in your classroom of Activity Pictures #10. Tell the children that birds like to perch and sit in trees. They also build nests in trees. Give each child a copy of Activity Pictures #10 and ask them to draw several birds in the tree and draw one nest. When the children are done drawing, ask them to print the word bird at the bottom of the page. 19

20 Activities Place the cards from Activity Pictures #11 on the table. Read the words on each card with the children Land Animals, Water Animals, Air Animals. Place the pictures of the land, water and air animals from Activity Pictures #12 on the table. Ask the children to identify and name each animal (rabbit, horse, elephant, dolphin, fish, turtle, bird, butterfly, eagle). Give each child one or two of the pictures and ask them to place each picture card under either Land Animal, Water Animal, or Air Animal. Ask them if they can identify additional land, water and air animals. Give each child a piece of paper and ask them to draw a picture of an air animal. Use the Animals of All Kinds flash cards and Activity Pictures #11 for this activity. Select 5 pictures of water animals, 5 pictures of land animals, and 5 pictures of air animals and place them on the table. Review the names of each of the animals with the children. Give each child 2 3 animal flash cards. Ask them to place their animals under the appropriate word card. Sing the What the Animals Do song with the children. What the Animals Do We ll hop, hop, hop like a bunny, (Make hopping motion with hand) And run, run, run like a dog. (Make running motion with fingers.) We ll walk, walk, walk, like an elephant, (Make waling motions with arms.) And jump, jump, jump like a frog. (Make jumping motions with arms.) We ll swim, swim, swim like a goldfish, (Make swimming motion with hand.) And fly, fly, fly like a bird. (Make flying motion with arms.) Go outdoors and find some bird feathers. Let the children examine the feathers. Help the children look at the feathers through a magnifying glass. As they are looking at the feathers, ask them to tell you what they see. Take a walk outdoors. Ask the children to watch and listen for birds in the air. Ask the children to describe what they see and hear. If you have binoculars use them to watch birds as they fly and work on their nests. 20

21 Activity Pictures #1 21

22 Activity Pictures #2 22

23 Activity Pictures #3 23

24 Activity Pictures #

25 Activity Pictures #5 25

26 Activity Pictures #6 egg caterpillar chrysalis butterfly 26

27 Activity Pictures #7 f ly wing beak nest 27

28 Activity Pictures #8 swimming feet perching feet climbing feet running feet 28

29 Activity Pictures #9 Bb is for bird bird Dd is for dove dove Ee is for eggs eggs Ff is for fly fly Nn is for nest nest Oo is for owl owl 29

30 Activity Pictures #10 30

31 Activity Pictures #11 Land Animals Air Animals Water Animals 31

32 Activity Pictures #12 32

33 Activity Pictures #13 bird nest fly feathers 33

34 Activity Pictures #14 We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) 34

35 Activity Pictures #15 birds feathers nest fly bills 35

36 Activity Pictures #15 hatch eggs flock 36

37 Activity Pictures #16 We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) We read About Birds. Ask me to tell you three things about birds. (have feathers, build nests, fly in the air, use bills to get food) 37

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