Birding Books for Kids

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Introduce kids to the birds in their backyard with these fun and educational books that will encourage them to explore nature.

Children are naturally curious about the world around them.  These gift ideas will help them to learn more about our feathered friends beginning with the ones that visit their backyard.

My kids keep record of the different kinds of birds that visit our garden and whenever we get a rare visitor, they get as excited as I do. I like to give gifts that help them explore the world around them. Here are some great books that will help kids discover the fascinating world of birding.

Beginning Bird Watcher's book

Beginning Bird Watcher Book

Teach kids how to keep track of the different birds they have spotted. My kids love any book with stickers, so this one is sure to be a hit.

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Bird Log Kids

Bird Log

This book will teach kids how to journal about the birds they view. Bird Log will also teach children about birds using games and projects.

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Peterson Field Guide Color-In

Peterson Coloring Book for Birds

If your child likes to color, like my daughter does, then the Peterson Field Guide Color-In Book for Birds is a great gift idea for them. Children are taught about the unique coloring of each bird, which they then recreate using colored pencils (not included).  They can then frame or hang up their finished art, if desired.

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Peterson’s First Guides for Birds

This a great beginner book for the young birder and will introduce them to a lifetime of birding. Check out more other ideas on how to introduce children to birding.

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Noelle Johnson
Noelle Johnson is a horticulturist and certified arborist who lives and gardens in the desert Southwest. When she is not writing or helping other people with their gardens, you can find her growing fruits and vegetables, and planting flowering shrubs and maybe a cactus or two.