Feathered Friends


Engaging science lessons brought to you by your local birds!

Our friends at Pennington Wild Birds are working with us to educate and engage children in the pleasures of feeding and watching birds. This free download is perfect for elementary educators. These easy-to-use and fun activities will help you teach science content year-round through your local birds.

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We also invite educators to get a free Pennington Window Bird Feeder to support kids in observing birds at your school or organization. Note: $6 shipping applies and we can only send the feeders to schools and educational non-profit addresses, not residential addresses (as determined by UPS).

  • american crow


    What makes a bird a bird? Find out in September’s Feathered Friends lesson.

  • October

    What’s in your neighborhood? Take a walk and observe your local birds with October’s Feathered Friends Lesson.

  • Robin


    Learn about bird habitats in November’s Feathered Friends Lesson.

  • red winged black bird


    Ever notice how strange birds behave sometimes? Learn about bird behavior in December’s Feather Friends lesson.

  • morning dove


    What do birds eat? Find out in January’s Feathered Friends!

  • purple finch


    Be a citizen scientist! Join scientists around the world who observe and submit data with with February’s Feathered Friends lesson.

  • March

    Are you ready for spring migration? Learn about migration with this month’s Feathered Friends.

  • European Starling


    What can you do to help the environment? Find out some ways we can create a better bird environment in April’s Feathered Friends.

  • American Goldfinch


    Do all birds sound alike? Learn about the bird songs different birds sings in this month’s Feathered Friends lesson.

  • Brown-headed Cowbird


    Why do birds build nests? Learn about bird nests this month!


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