It’s National Bird Day! Celebrate by reading one or two or all of the stories on this Bird Book List for Kids. Book lists for kids like this one include many different fiction and non-fiction books to help you teach and your children learn more about birds.
Bird Book List for Kids:
Using the illustrations and photographs in these fiction and non-fiction books is a great way for pre-readers to explore and “read” independently or with you. They can take a picture walk to learn facts about different birds, work on concepts of print, and much more!
What Is National Bird Day?
National Bird Day is January 5th annually. People celebrate our feathered friends by spending time bird-watching, studying birds, or adopting birds. The Avian Welfare Coalition uses this day to encourage people to support wild bird habitat conservation programs and captive bird rescue organizations and sanctuaries.
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While You Are Reading:
While you are reading the non-fiction books to your kids, ask them questions such as:
- What is the smallest bird?
- Do all birds migrate?
- Why do woodpeckers peck on trees?
- How do owls see at night?
- Why do penguins have wings?
While you are reading the fiction books to your children, ask them questions such as:
- Who are the characters in the story?
- What do you think will happen next?
- How can you tell this story is fiction?
- Who is the author or illustrator?
- Can you find a letter, word, or punctuation on this page?
Asking children questions before, during, and after they read will help them to practice concepts of print, comprehend what you are reading, and much more!
Have fun celebrating National Bird Day by reading one or two or all of the fiction and non-fiction books on this Bird Book List for Kids!
After reading and learning all about birds, your kids can make is fun Kiwi Craft. It’s an easy project for in your classroom or at home!
Pin It For Later:
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