Use Celebrate Urban Birds kits and materials to support, build on, or expand a current program or educational activity you’ve already undertaken.
- Discover local nature through observation and data collection
- Teach sustainability by making a connection to birds
- Support science education by engaging the public in citizen science where everyone’s observations are important and help scientists
- Support literacy by reading books such as Urban Roosts by Barbara Bash or Henry Cole’s On Meadowview Street, provide cross-curricular activities (including data collection), and connect with related outdoor experiences and crafts
- Learn more about plants that feed birds, or learn what birds need for safe nesting and shelter.
- Explore themes such as threats to birds in cities, what you can do to help birds and nature, and more.
- Encourage technology use by supporting the creation of podcasts by Urban Bird Sounds Project.
- Create guided nature tours in your park, slide shows, photo exhibits, powerpoint displays, podcasts, quick little videos about birds they saw, nature blogs, twitter messages, and other fun stuff!