Make your backyard wildlife friendly
4 easy steps to creating a cool animal habitat
Your backyard is more than just a place to play—it's also a habitat for animals! Turn your outdoor home space into a place animals want to hang out in with these simple tips.
Have an adult help you plant the shrubs and bushes around your yard. Animals may use these plants for shelter, hiding spots, or places to build nests. Animals that eat berries, nuts, and seeds can use them as a food source.
Choose an area for your birdbath and ask an adult to help you set it up . Birds and other small animals might use this to bathe and drink from.
Choose a tree for your bird feeder, and have an adult help you hang it up.
Wait for the animals to explore your backyard! Make sure to watch them from a safe distance so you don't disturb them.