Blackbirds are often seen in British gardens, being one of our most common birds, and they are loved for their pretty songs. We've got all sorts of fun blackbird resources here you can enjoy with the kids!
The male blackbird is black with a bright orangey-yellow beak and ring around his eye. Female blackbirds are brown and spotty, which is a bit silly!
You can see blackbirds everywhere apart from the highest mountains, and you'll see them all year around too (although you are most likely to notice them singing in the spring time). Once a male blackbird has established his territory, he tends to stay in one place and defend it.
Male blackbirds are black, but females are dark brown. Which will you choose for this colouring page?
There's a small picture of a blackbird in the top corner of this colouring page to 'prompt' the children with their colouring.
Here's a simple blackbird dot to dot that even the youngest children can complete. Follow the numbers 1 to 10 to complete the blackbird's body.
Blackbirds are found in gardens and parks around the UK, but can the children find out some facts about this lovely bird and fill them in on this fact-finding sheet?
There's plenty of handwriting practice on this blackbird worksheet! Trace the letters in various formats and then write the word by yourself on the last line...
You can use these notebooking pages to record what you learn about blackbirds, or perhaps for observations, drawings etc. Notebooking page 1 has space for pictures while page 2 is lined throughout.
The bright orange-yellow eye-ring and beak make adult male blackbirds one of the UK's most striking garden birds. Print our simple poster of one for your factbooks or displays.
This blackbird looks beautiful against a woodland background. Perfect for printing out and using in bird-themed or forest displays...
Print our blackbird tracing page to keep young children busy tracing and colouring this common garden bird.
Use this pretty writing page for research, a writing project, or a poem about a blackbird, perhaps...
There are parts missing on this blackbird picture which need filling in. Have a go using the complete picture as reference - or fold the paper and try without!
The blackbird isn't all black (the females are actually brown). Follow our learn to draw guide to draw this common British bird. Don't forget the splashes of colour.