Powered by: 
Average Rating: 
Participant Age: 
Under 7, 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: 
$0
Duration: 
1 to 60 minutes
Date submitted: 
09/26/2012
Difficulty: 
Physical Challenge: 
Song: Birdie Builders
Sung to the tune of "Wheels on the Bus"
Steps
Step 1
"Birdie Builders"

It’s time for birds to build new nests,
Build new nests, build new nests.
It’s time for birds to build new nests
In which to hold their eggs.

 

Watch them as they gather stuff—
Sticks and strings and bits of fluff—
To build a nest that’s big enough
In which to hold their eggs.

 

Birds build nests both high and low,
In trees or on the ground below.
They work all day because they know
It’s time to lay their eggs!

 

- Jennifer Bové

Step 2
Are you unfamiliar with this tune?

Visit kids.niehs.nih.gov. On this site, you can hear “Wheels on the Bus" and many other children’s tunes.

Comments:
Login to Activity Finder
Gain access to more cool features!
Recommendations
If you liked this activity, why not try:
Gather seeds in all shapes and sizes, then glue them together into fanciful creatures.
Celebrate the rain by taking your metal pots and pans outside and making rain music.
These strawberry ladybugs are a sweet summer treat. They're easy to make--and fun to eat!
Here's a cool way to start your day!
Use leaves from your backyard and your own hand to make this festive Thanksgiving craft.
Browse Topics:
  • Access
  • Age
  • Animals
  • Cost
  • Duration
  • Kids Subject
  • Location
  • Season
  • Subject
  • Type
  • UserActivityStatuses
  • Difficulties
  • Physical Challenges