Bird Watcher Activity For Preschoolers: Shape In Birds

Have you ever gone bird watching with your preschooler? You’ve talked to them about birds’ beaks, their feathers… How about all the shapes hiding in them? If you answered no, then you should definitely try out this craft! What a fun way to help your little one learn shapes and patterns! Here’s the bird watcher shape in birds activity that shows you how.

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Creativity, Curiosity, Imagination


  1. Coloured papers
  2. Paint – black, white
  3. Sketch pen
  4. Glue
  5. A pair of scissors

Instructions for Bird Watcher Shape In Birds Activity

  • Cut two coloured papers in square.
  • Cut out small triangles out of another coloured paper.
  • Using glue, stick one of the triangles on the square. This will be the beak.
  • Dip your fingers in paint, using white and black, create the eyes.
  • Using glue, stick two more of the triangles on the square. This will be the feet.
  • Cut out a circle of two different coloured papers and fold the circles in half.
  • Stick the circles in the squares. This will be your wing.
  • Dip your finger in white paint and fingerpaint on the wings.

The birds with different shapes are ready!

This activity helps your preschooler learn about shapes. You can talk to them about the different shapes that were used to create your bird. This craft helps stimulate curiosity while promoting learning.

Activity done by Vishwajeet