A bird watching kit makes a wonderful gift for boys and girls and I will show you how to put one together. Believe me, it’s a super duper easy DIY project. The kids will love it and their parents as well as it will give them the opportunity of creating beautiful memories together. It’s not only the every day bird watching right in their own backyard but so much more.
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My kit was created for a 6 years old boy but it applies to any age: a bird feeder kit, a bag of bird seeds and a bird book. You can add more elements like binoculars or take out any of the three. A bird feeder kit and a bag of bird seeds or a bird feeder kit and a bird book will work just fine.
The bird feeder kit includes an easy to assemble wooden bird feeder, a brush and four colorful paints. It is recommended for kids age 5 and up. The bird book ( National geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America: The Best Birding Book for Kids from National Geographic’s Bird Experts) features 100 species of birds from coast to coast and is packed with tons of fun facts, bright and colorful pictures and information.
I placed the three elements in a wooden crate and added a birthday card.
Why choose to make such a gift? A bird watching kit encourages kids to get closer to nature. Besides being a fun gift, it’s also educational in many ways. It will help children improve their: