Building for Birdie

Lesson: 60 minutes; Unit: 150 minutes; Activity: 30 minutes

Grade Levels: K-2

Apply knowledge of shapes to build a bird home that is structurally sound.

Grade Levels: K-2

Lesson: 60 minutes
Unit: 150 minutes
Activity: 30 minutes

Concepts/Skills: Compare and contrast, shapes, structure, engineering design, ornithology, habitats


  • Design and build a home for a displaced bird.
  • Identify and explain how shapes are used for stability in a structure.
  • Compare and contrast bird home examples and models.