Category: Supplemental Resources

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 bound, 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.

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


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 fun resource can be downloaded as a free PDF version below or purchased in physical format above. 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.

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.

*FREE download available below.

Above purchase is for a physical, spiral-bound copy of the Birdwatching Notebook.

Birdwatching Notebook


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.

This game is suggested to accompany our Birds Science unit.

*An Original Game from The Good and the Beautiful*

SNATCH! A Birds of Prey Game



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!

Explore all of our Drawing books.

Please note: barcodes, SKUs, and pricing listed on printed books may vary.

Drawing 100 Fun & Easy Birds For All Ages

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”

Birds is part of the Birds, Insects, and Mammals Board Books set. Find all board books on The Good and the Beautiful Board Books page.

Graphic of Original Publication

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.

Birds Board Book by Maggie Taylor

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!

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Birds science unit and is included in the optional Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

The Good and the Beautiful Songbirds Study Book by Molly Sanchez

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.

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Birds Science unit and is included in the optional Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

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Mission Migration by Ileana Board