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Homeschool Science Curriculum
Discovering Birds


Extra Parts Recommendations for 3 children

Discovering Birds already works well for two children working together. With the understanding that it's not necessary for each child to have all their own equipment, here are our minimum recommendations for adding a third child, so all three will have a good experience without waiting around. These recommendations assume that the children can share a little, but won't want to wait too long.

For 3 children working at the same time, add:
1 set of feathers
1 bottle of black paint
1 birdy bag
2 bird gliders

Below is an extra parts form filled in with these recommendations. Feel Free to check, uncheck or change quantity on anything on the list.


Extra Parts Form:

Homeschool Science Curriculum

EXTRA PARTS FOR DISCOVERING BIRDS

These are extra parts for the kit Discovering Birds or Astronomy, Birds & Magnetism. Those kits already contain enough for 2 children working together.

Please Check the boxes for what you want, and enter the quantities. After you have made all your selections, hit "Put these in my cart!" at the bottom of the page.

20% off: change ANY quantity to 3 or more and you will get 20% off that item.

 Item  Check  Quantity  Price  Notes
LESSONS
Student Lessons and Parent Guide N/A N/A

$15

This item comes in Discovering Birds or Astronomy, Birds & Magnetism. Includes permission to copy for a family or small group.
Student Lessons - just the copies     set

$5

Want copies for more children but you hate making photocopies? We can copy them for you. Available ONLY to customers who have (or are buying) Discovering Birds or Astronomy, Birds & Magnetism. [consumable item]
GENERAL EQUIPMENT - for a great bird watching experience : )
Binoculars
    $15 8 power, optical glass lenses, 21 mm objective lens. 2 or 3 children could easily share one pair.
Extra Backyard Bird Guide
    $3.95 For 2 to 4 children to share.
Extra Wild Bird Feeder     $3 For 2 to 4 children to share.
Mixed Birdseed     $1.50 About a cup of mixed seed; enough to start one feeder. [consumable item] Tip: to keep your feeder stocked, seed is lots cheaper at the grocery store.
LESSON SPECIFIC MATERIAL
2 Wing Feathers
1 Down Feather
    $2.50 For lessons 7, 8, 12.
Enough for 2 children. [consumable item]
Bottle of black paint     $1.50 For lesson 8; black tempera used as a substitute for india ink for writing with a quill pen. [consumable item]
Enough for 2 children, if they don't spill it.
Bird Glider     50¢ For lesson 9.1 glider per child. (2 come in the kit)
Birdy Bag    

 $1.50

For lessons 10 and 11. Contents: 2 small straws, 2 tiny balloons, 6' invisible thread, 10 bird stickers. [most are consumable items] Enough for 2 children. Need a lot? See below:
Birdy Bag Pieces
For just a few children you will want the Birdy Bags, listed above. If you want only certain pieces, but in larger quantities, I have provided the following:

  Invisible Thread

   

 60¢

For lesson 10. Enough for 2 to 4 children.

One Dozen
Tiny Balloons

    dz $1 /dz For lesson 11. Enough for 12 children. [consumable item]

One Dozen
Small Straws

    dz 60¢ /dz For lesson 11. Enough for 12 children. [consumable item]

Bird Stickers
pk of 6 sheets

  . pkg

$2 /pkg

Just for fun. Enough for 12 children. Each sheet can be split to give a complete set to each child. [consumable item]
OPTIONAL STUFF
3 pushpins & 3 Nails     $1 /set For lesson 1. Helps to punch the holes in the soda bottle feeder. Enough for 12 children.

Please allow a couple extra days for these extra parts orders.


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