Science & Nature Activities for Cooped Up Kids

Ease cabin fever with these bird-related hands-on activities designed to explore nature and science.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Finding ways to engage kids during school closures can be challenging. These hands-on science and nature activities are designed to explore nature and science with a combination of indoor and outdoor activities. To help children get the most out of the activities, we recommend you start with week one.

Activities include Bird Diversity, Bird Courtship, Life Cycles: Nests and Eggs, Life Cycles – Birds Growing Up, Bird ID, Bird Migration, Bird Behavior and Earth Expedition.

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