Are you looking for something fun to do with your children? Then consider taking part of the Great Backyard Bird Count! This is one of my favorite family activities because it is easy to do, doesn't cost much, and is educational. Basically, what you do is register and then spend 15 minutes on one of the days (February 14-17, 2014) and record the birds you see and submit your findings. We put out seed in our feeders and watch the birds flock. My kids learn to identify various species of birds and have fun looking for new birds to add to the list. One year we had the joy of identifying a bird I had never seen in our backyard before.
Head on over to The Great Backyard Bird Count and get registered today!