I have several awesome things today for you. First, I have a fun hands-on unit study and Norther Cardinal lapbook. Also, I’m co-hosting for our first the nature book club link up. More on that fun in a minute.
Colorful Winter Bird Northern Cardinal
It’s easy to see why young and old fall in love with studying the Cardinal for nature.
It’s such a beautiful and bright bird during winter and because it doesn’t migrate, it’s a great bird to study really at anytime.
Here are some things you’ll love to enhance your unit study.
Grab this one page pdf with helpful information to study about the cardinal.
Grab this four page pdf with facts and information.
Introduction to nature journaling 16 page nice download.
Northern Cardinal coloring page.
Northern Cardinal Lapbook
Free coloring page of a Northern Cardinal that would make a great cover for your lapbook or just for fun.
And one more great coloring page.
Black and white clip art to add to the outside flaps of your lapbook or to add to your notebooking page.
Craft – make a cardinal in a pine shadow box.
Northern Cardinal Field Guide.
Also, we have been using this Beautiful Birds Unit Study. I know you’ll love it.
Look at these other fun things!
How to Download the Lapbook.
It’s a Subscriber Only Gift.
From time to time, I do Subscriber Freebies only. This lapbook is a subscriber freebie. I do this to show my appreciation and because I want you to follow me and give me a chance to make a difference in your homeschool.
Too, when you join my email list, you get access to my Subscriber’s Only Exclusive Library of Freebies.
This is how you get access to this form quickly.
1) Sign up on my list.
2) Go to to your inbox and confirm your email.
3) Look for the automatic reply giving you the password to the private subscriber’s area. You should have it soon.
IF you are already a follower/subscriber, PLEASE do NOT email me asking how to find it. You may not want to wait on me replying since I get bombarded with emails.
IF you’ll find the MOST RECENT email from me, the password and link to the Subscribers Area are ALWAYS at the bottom of every email. Look for the most current email since I change the password frequently.
Here are a few more ideas.
I think you’ll love these other unit study ideas
- Easy and Fun Nature Study: Beautiful Birds
- How Animals Cope With the Cold (Easy Nature Study)
- Winter Nature Craft: How to Make Easy DIY Bird Feeders
The Nature Book Club is brought to you by these 15 nature loving bloggers which are your co-hosts! Are you following them? If you don’t want to miss anything, be sure to follow each one.
Here are the co-hosts, their choices of books, and activities for the month.
Something 2 Offer
Birds, Nests, and Eggs Nest Scavenger Hunt
The Usual Mayhem
The Boy Who Drew Birds Free artist study set (John James Audobon)
Whose Nest Is This? Nest Building Activity
Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus
(Backyard Bird Series) Cardinals – Free Northern Cardinal Unit Study & Lapbook.
Rule This Roost
Fine Feathered Friends: All About Birds – DIY Bird Feeders
Hide The Chocolate
Those Darn Squirrels Fly South – Free online book club.
The Homeschool Scientist
Birds, Nests, and Eggs – Make a Suet Feeder
Snowy Owls Snowy Owl Craft
Table Life Blog
A Nest is Noisy – Art Project.
Ravens in Winter: Nature Study Activities and Lessons for Teens – Winter Bird ID
Wind in a Letterbox
Birds for Beginners in Southern Africa – Nature Journal Entry
Rainy Day Mum
Coming Home – Needle Felted Robin
Handbook of Nature Study
Backyard Birds Field Guide for Young Naturalist – Backyard Bird Nature Study
The Playful Scholar
Backyard Birds of Winter – How to Make Hanging Suet Ornaments
Nests – Nest weaving