Birdwatching Tourism-Children

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Subject: Birdwatching Tourism-Children
From: "Irene" <>
Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2000 22:46:34 +1100
Hi all including Jill

Cumberland Bird Observers Club has been running a "Nestlings" group for years.  
This is all about birding for children (and
is not a childminding service!!) and comprises half day field days which 
certainly revolve around birds but includes games
and prizes etc. to maintain interest amongst the children.  Half a day is 
sufficient for the kids, and ends in a picnic

If you would like CBOC contact details to ask for more information about how 
the group is actually run, please email me.

Irene Denton
Sydney,  NSW   Australia

-----Original Message-----
 Behalf Of Jill Dening
Sent: Sunday, 23 January 2000 5:42
 Subject: Re: [BIRDING-AUS] Re: birding-aus Birdwatching Tourism

I have thought for a long time about getting into the schools, for the
reasons you gave. But I go to jelly at the thought of trying to teach a
group of young kids about birds. I am hopeless with children, because I
don't understand them much.

How do you approach the subject with young children? Or even older
children? How do you connect with them? And how do you get them to handle
binos without annihilating them? I think I could learn, but I need some
Jill Dening
Sunshine Coast, Qld

26º 51'         152º 56'

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