Today is National Bird Day
National Bird Day. Birds have always held special place in our hearts, which is why we celebrate them on National Bird Day every January 5! While birds are amazing, they’re also a massive animal group under particular threat. And the phrase “canary in the coal mine” was named after birds for a reason—they’re the barometers of our planet’s environmental health. The fact that so many bird species are under threat thanks to the illegal pet trade, disease, and habitat loss means it’s more important than ever to raise public awareness of the needs of birds. The survival of hundreds of species depends on it! read more…
Celebrate it with our daily word search puzzle – Food Word Search!
Birds Word Search puzzle
This birds-themed printable word search features some key vocabulary for learning about different birds from around the world.
As you search this online puzzle for the names of different birds, you can be sent on a journey to learn about all kinds of birds from robins to magpies.
Online and printable word searches like this one can be used as a tool to improve spelling knowledge. You can complete it yourself just for fun, use it as a fun learning tool for your own children, or, if you’re a teacher, use it as a fun way to kickstart a lesson on spelling or wildlife.
If you’re going to use the word search as an educational tool, why not make things even more fun by making it a competition. Offer a bird-themed prize for the winner!
This birds word search would be a great task for a rainy afternoon for the family, as part of your lesson plan on animals or local wildlife, or a relaxing puzzle for adults after a stressful day.
Looking for the names of the birds in the word search might make you feel inspired to learn more about the birds that have been hidden, especially if you come across some species of bird that you weren’t previously familiar with. If you’re using it as part of a lesson, test the class’s knowledge of the different birds included, and look up the ones you don’t know together to learn more about them. Both you and the children might learn a lot!
- Play online or download and print
- Multiple difficulties to test your skills
- Find up to 23 words all related to birds
- Challenge friends online or play alone
- Create your own avatar and username to track your best scores