Hummingbird Activities for Kids

What kid doesn’t love a hummingbird? They’re small, cute, colorful, and infinitely entertaining to watch. If you’re looking for a hummingbird craft, consider making a simple feeder or creating a one-of-a-kind painting. Read a great hummingbird book to teach your children about these little birds or lead them in a fun craft project. If you need ideas, check out these items and activities below.

Hummingbird Paint by Number

Perfect for beginners, including children over age 3, this Paint-by-Number features a beautiful hummingbird with easy-to-follow instructions. Finished size is 9 x 12 inches.


A red solo cup makes a great DIY hummingbird feeder.

Make a Red SOLO Cup Hummingbird Feeder

For a fun and easy kid craft, make this red SOLO cup feeder. Fill it with hummingbird nectar, and wait for the birds to show up!


Melissa & Doug Hummingbird Light Catcher Scratch Art Kit

Have fun etching in the open spaces of the design frame to reveal the “stained glass” surface. The rainbow swirl pattern glows when the sun shines through. Includes one Light Catcher Scratch Art sheet, adhesive design frames, suction-cup window hanger, and wooden stylus.

Hummingbird Fused Bead Kit

Create dimensional fused birds of all kinds with fun-shaped beads. This Pretty Birds kit makes two projects and includes 350 beads, pattern sheet with ironing instructions, and ironing paper. For ages 6 years and up.


About Hummingbirds: A Guide for Children

As part of the acclaimed About… series, author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what hummingbirds are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live.

Jewel Box Window Hummingbird Feeder

Bring hummingbirds right to the window so your kids can see them up close. This 8-ounce Aspects feeder has three ports and measures 8.5″ x 6″ x 2.5″.