IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Bird Watcher Option 02
No 2 Make a bird feeder ( what and when to feed birds)
Four sets of question and statement cards
Aim of Badge
To appreciate the variety of bird life in Ireland
This Badge has 4 options of which 3 must be completed
In addition to making a bird feeder, it is important for Brownies to have an understanding of what and when to feed birds
Use the attached activity overleaf to help the Brownies gain this information
Copy activity onto four different coloured cards
Cut along the black lines to make question and statement cards
Give each Six a set of cards and have them place the question cards out first. Then work out under which heading each of the statement belongs.
Leader should check if the Six have put the statements under the correct headings.
SUGGESTED MENU FOR FEEDING BIRDS
BACON RIND OATMEAL DOG FOOD
SUET/ FAT WILD BIRD SEEDS FRESH COCONUTS
CHEESE CAKE COOKED RICE
UNSALTED PEANUTS FRUIT MOISTENED BREAD
CAT FOOD NUTS PASTRY
COOKED POTATOES APPLES KITCHEN SCRAPS
THE BEST TIME OF DAY TO FEED BIRDS?
EARLY MORNING LATE AFTERNOON
NO THANK YOU!
DRY BREAD DRIED COCONUT
UNCOOKED RICE SALTED PEANUTS
Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes one page
- bird feeder
- Interest Badge Brownie Bird Watcher
This activity doesn't complete any badge requirements