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Birds

Course Book One Per Family

$19.99
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The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Birds science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • 160 pages
  • Full-color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire binding; 8.5″x11″

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Add one Student Journal per child.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

$6.49
Details

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 36-page Birds Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • 36 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitch binding; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″

Student Journal Grades 7–8 One Per Student

$6.99
Details

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 64-page Birds Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • 64 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitch binding; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″
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Science Activity Book for Littles

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Homeschool Birds Science Activity Book for Preschool to Grade 2 from The Good and the Beautiful
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The Birds: Science Activity Book for Littles is an engaging science learning resource for your grades K–2 child. Now your younger children can join in alongside their older siblings and learn about all the diverse and unique birds in our world!

  • 35 pages
  • Black and white illustrations
  • Paperback; saddle-stitch binding; 8.5”x11”

Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack

$20.98
Front Cover and Sample Spread Birds Book Pack
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Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning for all ages and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Birds study.

Learn about the habitats and behaviors of 20 different songbirds, each of them so different and yet so beautiful in The Good and the Beautiful Songbirds Study by Molly Sanchez. (45 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″, hardcover with fabric bookmark)

Join the mission as we learn about the delightful whooping crane and the innovative, groundbreaking, and comical lengths rescuers went to to ensure these amazing specimens of God’s handiwork would be around for future generations to enjoy in Mission Migration by Ileana Board. (18 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

On the Wings of Wonder—The Story of John James Audubon Birds Grades 7-8 Extension

$7.99
On the Wings of Wonder the Story of John James Audubon by Shannen Yauger
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Level 7

Take a journey through nature with John James Audubon, the man whose love of birds led to the creation of the National Audubon Society. From his childhood in the tropical forests of Haiti to his travels along America’s Mississippi River, Audubon was inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Climb with him up a mountain to find an eagle and descend into mosquito-filled marshes in search of herons while exploring stunning recreations of Audubon’s work.

  • 38 pages
  • full-color photos and illustrations
  • paperback, perfect binding, 8.5″x5.5″

On the Wings of Wonder—The Story of John James Audubon replaces The Story of John J. Audubon and is recommended to accompany the Birds science unit and expand learning for older students.

Details:

Immerse your family in nature as you study the fascinating characteristics, amazing anatomy, and beautiful habitats of birds around the world! Explore this fun scientific subject through engaging videos, beautiful images, and hands-on activities. Easy-to-teach lessons will plunge you and your children into learning about different types of birds, their habitats, and much more.

Each family will need one copy of the Course Book and one Student Journal per child. Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book available below to expand learning and immerse your children in the beauty and wonder of Birds!

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Birds
Lesson 2 – Birdwatching
Lesson 3 – Parts of a Bird
Lesson 4 – Flight
Lesson 5 – Bird Life Cycles
Lesson 6 – Poultry
Lesson 7 – Birds Big and Small
Lesson 8 – Birds of Prey
Lesson 9 – Marine Birds
Lesson 10 – Bird Migration
Lesson 11 – Penguins
Lesson 12 – Parrots
Lesson 13 – Unique Beaks
Lesson 14 – Birds in History

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Find optional add-on products to complement the Birds science unit. *NOTE: Downloads are final sale and may not be refunded, returned, credited, or exchanged.

Science Activity Book for Littles

$6.49
Details

The Birds: Science Activity Book for Littles is an engaging science learning resource for your grades K–2 child. Now your younger children can join in alongside their older siblings and learn about all the diverse and unique birds in our world!

  • 35 pages
  • Black and white illustrations
  • Paperback; saddle-stitch binding; 8.5”x11”

Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack

$20.98
Details

Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning for all ages and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Birds study.

Learn about the habitats and behaviors of 20 different songbirds, each of them so different and yet so beautiful in The Good and the Beautiful Songbirds Study by Molly Sanchez. (45 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″, hardcover with fabric bookmark)

Join the mission as we learn about the delightful whooping crane and the innovative, groundbreaking, and comical lengths rescuers went to to ensure these amazing specimens of God’s handiwork would be around for future generations to enjoy in Mission Migration by Ileana Board. (18 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

On the Wings of Wonder—The Story of John James Audubon Birds Grades 7-8 Extension

$7.99
Details
Level 7

Take a journey through nature with John James Audubon, the man whose love of birds led to the creation of the National Audubon Society. From his childhood in the tropical forests of Haiti to his travels along America’s Mississippi River, Audubon was inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Climb with him up a mountain to find an eagle and descend into mosquito-filled marshes in search of herons while exploring stunning recreations of Audubon’s work.

  • 38 pages
  • full-color photos and illustrations
  • paperback, perfect binding, 8.5″x5.5″

On the Wings of Wonder—The Story of John James Audubon replaces The Story of John J. Audubon and is recommended to accompany the Birds science unit and expand learning for older students.

Birdwatching Notebook

$9.99
Details

Help your children explore the feathered creatures that surround them with the Birdwatching Notebook and its one-of-a-kind games, activities, and guides. This stunning notebook may be used along with the Birds unit or independently. Add a copy for each of your children to help foster wonder and gain knowledge about the amazing birds that fill the skies.

  • 41 pages
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Paperback; wire binding; 8.5″x11″

Pages do not need to be completed in order, but we recommend you look through the entire notebook before you start using it to get an idea of things to look for.

SNATCH! A Birds of Prey Game

$13.99
Details

This game includes 64 amazing cards designed to help children recognize, identify, and learn about the unique characteristics of these intriguing birds of prey, also known as raptors. In this game we cover eight types of birds of
prey, sharing not only beautiful images of each bird, but also interesting facts about the bird’s habits and habitat. Each type of bird of prey has a color group to help younger children identify which birds fall into each type of raptor. Symbols for each category are also included for players with color vision deficiency.

*An Original Game from The Good and the Beautiful*

Drawing 100 Fun & Easy Birds For All Ages

$11.99
Details

Aspiring artists, young and old, learn through simple steps to draw fun and easy birds.

In Drawing 100 Fun & Easy Birds, draw a high-stepping flamingo, a whimsically patterned owl, a graceful swan, and more!

57 pages

Birds Board Book by Maggie Taylor

$7.99
Details
For Littles

Introduce your child to the many unique and fascinating birds that God has created with the Birds board book. As you read, the child taps the swan in the pond, shows the crow where to go, and says whoo whoo like the owl.

With their charming illustrations and engaging text, The Good and the Beautiful Board Books captivate your young child’s mind. The thick board pages are ideal for little hands to turn. Designed for 2–5 year olds.

16 thick, full-color board pages; 6.5”x8.5”

Note: Due to the nature of board book material and other factors such as shipping conditions, slight variations in the board books may occur. These variations do not affect usability.

The Good and the Beautiful Songbirds Study Book by Molly Sanchez

$11.99
Details
Picture Book for All Ages

Whether it’s a whistle, a chirp, a trill, or a “wichety-wichety,” songbirds around the world sure know how to make a joyful noise! With this field guide as your companion, you will learn about the habitats and behaviors of 20 different songbirds, each of them so different and yet so beautiful. The more you discover about these fascinating creatures, the more you will want to grab a pair of binoculars and meet the songbirds in your own backyard!

  • 45 pages
  • full-color illustrations
  • hardcover with fabric bookmark, 11″X8.5″

This book is part of the optional Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack.

Mission Migration by Ileana Board

$8.99
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Picture Book for All Ages

Today, the distinctive call of the whooping crane can be heard across many marshes in the United States, but this was not always the case. These majestic birds were a hair’s breadth from extinction until a dedicated group of conservationists, scientists, and daredevil pilots decided to give them a fighting chance at survival. Join the mission as we learn about these delightful cranes and the innovative, groundbreaking, and comical lengths rescuers went to to ensure these amazing specimens of God’s handiwork would be around for future generations to enjoy.

  • 18 pages
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Paperback, perfect binding, 11″X8.5″

This book is part of the optional Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack.

Birds (PDF) Science Activity Book for Littles

$9.99
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PDF for self-printing

The Birds: Science Activity Book for Littles is an engaging science learning resource for your grades K–2 child. Now your younger children can join in alongside their older siblings and learn about all the diverse and unique birds in our world!

35 pages

*NOTE: Downloads are final sale and may not be refunded, returned, credited, or exchanged.

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Find a digital download of the Parent Guide and Student Journals here. *NOTE: Downloads are final sale and may not be refunded, returned, credited, or exchanged.

Course Book (PDF)

$19.99
Details

PDF for self-printing

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Birds science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 160 pages
  • Full-color

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 (PDF)

$9.99
Details

PDF for self-printing

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the Birds Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 36 pages
  • Full-color

Student Journal Grades 7-8 (PDF)

$9.99
Details

PDF for self-printing

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the Birds Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 64 pages
  • Full-color

How the Unit Works

Required Course Items

Course Book Course Book

Details:

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Birds science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • 160 pages
  • Full-color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire binding; 8.5″x11″

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 Student Journal Grades 3-6

Details:

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 36-page Birds Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • 36 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitch binding; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″

Student Journal Grades 7–8 Student Journal Grades 7–8

Details:

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 64-page Birds Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • 64 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle-stitch binding; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″

Recommended Resources

Science Activity Book for Littles Science Activity Book for Littles

Details:

The Birds: Science Activity Book for Littles is an engaging science learning resource for your grades K–2 child. Now your younger children can join in alongside their older siblings and learn about all the diverse and unique birds in our world!

  • 35 pages
  • Black and white illustrations
  • Paperback; saddle-stitch binding; 8.5”x11”

Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack

Details:

Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Birds Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning for all ages and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Birds study.

Includes:

  • The Good and the Beautiful Songbirds Study Book by Molly Sanchez
  • Mission Migration by Ileana Board

On the Wings of Wonder—The Story of John James Audubon Birds Grades 7-8 Extension

Details:

This book replaces The Story of John J. Audubon, and is recommended as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8.

Take a journey through nature with John James Audubon, the man whose love of birds led to the creation of the National Audubon Society. From his childhood in the tropical forests of Haiti to his travels along America’s Mississippi River, Audubon was inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Climb with him up a mountain to find an eagle and descend into mosquito-filled marshes in search of herons while exploring stunning recreations of Audubon’s work.

38 pages

Birdwatching Notebook

Details:

Help your children explore the feathered creatures that surround them with the Birdwatching Notebook and its one-of-a-kind games, activities, and guides. This full-color notebook is the perfect complement to the Birds science unit or can be used independently to help foster wonder and gain knowledge about the amazing birds that fill the skies.

  • 41 pages
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Paperback; wire binding; 8.5″x11″

Pages do not need to be completed in order, but we recommend you look through the entire notebook before you start using it to get an idea of things to look for.

SNATCH! A Birds of Prey Game

Details:

Children and parents will have fun playing SNATCH! A Birds of Prey game while learning fascinating facts about birds of prey. Look out for the SNATCH! cards—these swiftly flying birds will swoop down and snatch your cards right out of your hands!

Drawing 100 Fun & Easy Birds For All Ages

Details:

Aspiring artists, young and old, learn through simple steps to draw fun and easy birds.

In Drawing 100 Fun & Easy Birds, draw a high-stepping flamingo, a whimsically patterned owl, a graceful swan, and more!

57 pages

Birds Board Book by Maggie Taylor

Details:

Introduce your child to the many unique and fascinating birds that God has created with the Birds board book. As you read, the child taps the swan in the pond, shows the crow where to go, and says whoo whoo like the owl.

With their charming illustrations and engaging text, The Good and the Beautiful Board Books captivate your young child’s mind. The thick board pages are ideal for little hands to turn. Designed for 2–5 year olds.

16 thick board pages

 

The Story of John J Audubon Birds Grades 7-8 Extension

Details:

The Story of John J. Audubon was previously recommended in the Birds Course Book as extra reading for grades 7–8 students; however, this book is discontinued and will not be restocked. For your 7–8 grade students, we now recommend On the Wings of Wonder—The Story of John James Audubon, available for purchase above.

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