This is a perfect lesson for a 4-6-year-old student. This project includes a Fact Sheet that explains a little information on flight and how birds fly, along with a recommended book about how birds fly.
There is a 5 Basic Elements of Shape Chart and instructions on how to teach recognition of the 5 elements in the drawing. Very young students will have fun drawing while learning to see how the 5 Elements of Shape fit together to create a recognizable object.
There is a Black-line Drawing of the object and a step-by-step Sequence Map, for the teacher to follow. The map is used to teach the step-by-step drawing, while pointing out which one of the 5 Elements of Shape is used at each step.
There are several resource pages of various birds to inspire color choices. Marker is recommended as the most successful medium for very young children.