Here in Vermont (and the East Coast of the US), the only hummingbird we see is the Ruby-throated Hummingbird, but that wont stop us from learning about this bird and its cousins. Find these activities and more on the Audubon for Kids page.
- View a pdf version of Audbon's magazine for kids: Audubon Adventures. http://www.audubonadventures.org/docs/Hummingbirds.pdf
- An interactive, digital coloring sheet: http://audubonadventures.org/climate_change_game_color1/index.htm
Put on some headphones or turn up the volume and take a few minutes to relax and enjoy the sounds of hummingbirds!
Think like a hummingbird, become a hummingbird:
- Hummingbird Pollination Practice : https://www.audubon.org/news/hummingbird-pollination-practice
- The Hummingbird Wing Beat Challenge: https://www.audubon.org/news/the-hummingbird-wing-beat-challenge
- Make your own hummingbird nectar: https://www.audubon.org/news/how-make-hummingbird-necta
Draw a hummingbird with David Sibley!
Something silly: Hummingbirds wearing pants https://www.audubon.org/news/7-hummingbirds-wear-pants-flair-plus-one-bonus
Now test your hummingbird knowlege, then see if you can find any of these fast fliers near your home!: http://audubonadventures.org/HummQuiz/index.htm