The children had great fun this morning, watching the birds through the pre-school window. We weren't too sure whether we would get very many bird in our little garden, being so close to where the children play (and sometimes a little bit noisy!) however, we saw lots of birds and some of them came up very close!! The idea of the birdwatch is to count the maximum number of birds landing in your garden at any one time (so as not to double count any) and this is what we saw....
a carrot, a chair, a parrot (oh yes we did!), Marion, Katharine, 2 footballs, a melted snowman....
The children enjoyed using the binocular and telescope to watch the birds and we talked a