Peek Inside "The Nest Box"
If you've ever had the good fortune to stumble across a bird's nest outdoors you know how beautiful and intricate they can be. The natural world is filled with creatures - from birds to insects to reptiles - who show off their engineering and design prowess by constructing magnificent nests as safe and welcoming homes for their young. Our admiration for these talented nest-builders inspired the theme for this box. Here's what you'll find inside...
A Nest Is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston
The simple, poetic text and eye-catching illustrations make it a favorite for little ones, while older readers will find lots to learn in the carefully researched supporting text included on every page. Don't miss out on our Q&A with author Dianna Hutts Aston!
Design Your Own Eggs Kit
Learn about how birds use camoflauge to protect their eggs, then create your own painted wooden eggs! Once they're dry, you can set up an outdoor egg hunt to test out just how well camoflauged they really are.
Worm Catching Fine Motor Skills Game
Using tweezers as a "bird beak," your little one will go on a "worm-catching" mission that's designed to build important fine motor skills.
Channel your inner engineer with our outdoor nest-building challenge. Using natural materials like sticks, bark, moss, leaves, grass, and mud, attempt to build nests in varying sizes. This challenge is sure to jumpstart hours of outdoor play and learning!
Wild Birds "Fundana"
Bring this bird-themed activity bandana with you on your outdoor adventures for tons of educational fun!
Parent Cheat Sheet
Learn about common types of nests with our parent cheat sheet.
Like what you see? A limited quantity of Nest Boxes are available in our online shop.