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Virtual Camp Day 2:
Birds & Butterflies of Saskatchewan

Listen to a story about the Land of the Living skies, make a pinwheel, and stare up at the clouds in the sky. Then, put your creativity to the test painting the Northern Lights.

As you complete each activity, share your work with other campers and the WDM on this week’s Kudoboard.
Caregiver note: This is not a private board. Please make sure your children do not post anything you are uncomfortable with them sharing.

Day 1 Activity Answers (PDF)


Activity #1: Saskatchewan Birds

Saskatchewan is home to close to 450 different kinds of birds of all shapes, sizes, and colours! Learn more about two of them – the burrowing owl and the loon. Then, colour a beautiful burrowing owl.

Saskatchewan Birds (PDF)

Burrowing Owl Colouring Page (PDF)
When you are done colouring, share your work on this week’s Kudoboard.

Image from Wikimedia Commons.


Activity #2: Which Birds Like Your Neighbourhood Best?

Activity sheet with a chart for recording bird sightings. Columns: Bird type, observations, number of sightings.In this next activity, you are going to go birdwatching. You’ll mark down each time you see one of the birds in the chart. After one week, you can see which birds like to spend time where you live.

Which Birds Like Your Neighbourhood Best Activity (PDF)

Share your observations or photos of birds you spot in this week’s Kudoboard.


Activity #3: Make a Bird Feeder

Activity Sheet with text describing how to make a bird feederIn this next activity, we’re going to make a bird feeder for some of the birds in our backyards, right here in Saskatchewan. Some of the most seen birds in Saskatchewan towns and cities are robins, finches, sparrows, crows and blue jays.

Make a Bird Feeder (PDF)
Share your completed bird feeder on this week’s Kudoboard.


Activity #4: Identifying Butterflies

Activities sheet "Butterflies in Saskatchewan" with outlines of two butterflies and instructions to draw the wing patterns of the white admiral and mourning cloak butterflies inside the outlinesLearn about three common Saskatchewan butterflies – the white admiral, the mourning cloak, and the cabbage white. Then, draw the wing patterns of those butterflies.

Identifying Butterflies Information (PDF)

Identifying Butterflies Activity (PDF)
When you are done colouring, share your creations on this week’s Kudoboard.


Activity #5: Butterfly Bracelet Craft

Watch the video to learn how to make your own butterfly bracelet.

Butterfly Bracelet Instructions (PDF)

Butterfly Bracelet Template (PDF)

When you are done making your bracelet, share it on this week’s Kudoboard.


Butterfly Bracelet video music credit:
Artist: The Garrys
Song Title: Ice Cream Sandwich
Album: Warm Buds


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